Top news of the week: 04.08.2020.

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Future Of Food

On Jul 31, 2020
@foodtank shared
RT @DrDavidKatz: 19 Organizations Protecting Farmland https://t.co/wOfIzPNpnv via @foodtank https://t.co/ShtYDsc9cs
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Farms for the Future: 20 Organizations Protecting Farmland

Farms for the Future: 20 Organizations Protecting Farmland

Around the world, small farmers face the burden of commercial development on their land. Here are 20 organizations fighting to protect farmland.

On Aug 3, 2020
@the_ecologist shared
Can genome editing and agroecology co-exist in the sustainable food and farming mix? https://t.co/uAV7uHNlu9
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Gene editing and sustainable farming

Gene editing and sustainable farming

Can genome editing and agroecology co-exist in the sustainable food and farming mix?

On Jul 31, 2020
@SoilAssociation shared
@natalieben @GreenEUJournal @NFUtweets @LandworkersUK @UKSustain Thanks for the tag @natalieben - for those who want a further look and how it relates to organic, here is some more info😊 https://t.co/4L8tB5RM5a
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What is Agroecology?

What is Agroecology?

Agroecology is sustainable farming that works with nature. Ecology is the study of relationships between plants, animals, people, and their environment - and the balance between …

On Aug 3, 2020
@DaniNierenberg shared
I discuss the future of the food system with @kristasimmons, @forkintheroad. #forkintheroadpod https://t.co/SnrbtTCvNW
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Fixing Global Food Systems Through Uplifting Female Farmers by Fork in the Road: The Future of Food, Travel, and Hospitality • A podcast on Anchor

Fixing Global Food Systems Through Uplifting Female Farmers by Fork in the Road: The Future of Food, Travel, and Hospitality • A podcast on Anchor

Today Danielle Nierenberg, the cofounder of FoodTank,  comes on the show to discuss her nonprofit dedicated to cultivating justice within global food systems. Danielle is literally the ...

On Jul 31, 2020
@foodprintorg shared
"Thanks to farming, I better understand the needs of the people and plants around me." @sarahmariewrote Read how this writer's experience farming led to a new understanding of agriculture, community, meat-eating, climate & crops: https://t.co/eUZeb5No2C via @byshondaland
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Working on a Farm Changed the Way I Think About Food

Working on a Farm Changed the Way I Think About Food

From meat-eating to climate and crops, one writer's experience in farming led a new understanding of agriculture and community.

On Jul 30, 2020
@ICRAF shared
RT @CGIAR: Should ‘green’ financial risk evolve? Can #climate-induced risk exposure be reduced, #biodiversity retained & #foodsecurity, livelihoods & landscape management ensured? In recent webinar co-organized by @ICRAF & RFPI Asia, participants evaluated: https://t.co/ZaJPBtjJd7 https://t.co/2JB6yFcqOL
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How and why to merge ecosystem-based adaption and risk finance?

How and why to merge ecosystem-based adaption and risk finance?

How and why to merge ecosystem-based adaption and risk finance? Anne Wed, 07/22/2020 - 07:25

On Jul 29, 2020
@EarthShare shared
RT @ConservationOrg: Today, while everyone is focused on the current pandemic, some scientists are looking ahead hoping to prevent the next pandemic. They're eyeing viral threats that, in 10 or 20 years or sooner, could once again bring the world to its knees. Via @grist https://t.co/DreCfpMqoV
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Scientists unveil a plan to prevent the next pandemic (and save nature at the same time)

Scientists unveil a plan to prevent the next pandemic (and save nature at the same time)

It would cost a fraction of the $9 trillion governments have spent on COVID-19.

On Jul 30, 2020
@annalappe shared
ICYMI read @TimothyAWise report on the failures of @AGRAAlliance to deliver results on food security in Africa. https://t.co/FXD75fmYtX. Now the group is ramping up its PR. Interesting timing. https://t.co/bJpTZdcJjA
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Failing Africa’s farmers: New report shows Africa’s Green Revolution is “failing on its own terms”

Failing Africa’s farmers: New report shows Africa’s Green Revolution is “failing on its own terms”

Fourteen years ago, the Bill and Melinda Gates and Rockefeller foundations launched the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) with the goal of bringing Africa its own Green ...