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Future Of Food

On Apr 9, 2020
@TreeHugger shared
It's time to recognize the high price of cheap food. https://t.co/lZHsn8hwfI
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The coronavirus and the future of food

The coronavirus and the future of food

Yet another reason why we need a more resilient food system.

On Apr 10, 2020
@ICRAF shared
With #climatechange & global #health #pandemics creating a world of unknowns – we still have the power to plan for the future of #food & livelihoods. Join the GLF Bonn Digital Summit: Food in the time of #climatecrisis. Register👉🏽https://t.co/JPL28pFZh2 W/ @GlobalLF
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Rethinking the future of face-to-face

Rethinking the future of face-to-face

Today, food production and agricultural systems are one of the largest sources of greenhouse gas emissions, a main driver of deforestation and the gre

On Apr 8, 2020
@farmingfirst shared
How will #COVID19 impact the future of food systems in #Africa? @ChicagoCouncil explores the importance of #digital technologies across the agri-value chain to secure #African farmers with the information that will help with food production 👇 https://t.co/bYW1UMVoFL
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Next Generation - The Impact of COVID-19 on the Future of Food Systems in Africa

Next Generation - The Impact of COVID-19 on the Future of Food Systems in Africa

COVID-19 will exacerbate issues revealed by the locust swarm in Eastern Africa. In both cases, however, an integrated approach that leverages technology could avert disaster. 

On Apr 9, 2020
@Greenpeace shared
RT @greenpeaceindia: Our solidarity and gratitude go to those on the #COVID2019 crisis frontlines. Through community support, we can overcome this. https://t.co/uIwJieAjJC
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Together let us build a clean, green and equitable community in response to COVID-19 pandemic

Together let us build a clean, green and equitable community in response to COVID-19 pandemic

Food nutrition, clean air, housing, sanitation and water are prerequisites to robust public health

On Apr 10, 2020
@SusFoodTrust shared
Find out about our #sustainability metrics project in @FarmersGuardian and how it could "revolutionise farming, consumer choices and even international trade" https://t.co/zo2nr5alOL
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Global sustainability metrics in focus

Global sustainability metrics in focus

An innovative project is developing on-farm sustainability assessments which could revolutionise farming, consumer choices and even international trade. Jez Fredenburgh reports.

On Apr 9, 2020
@AgFunder shared
What are farmers thinking about agtech during Covid19? https://t.co/fXaMHj3WH7 https://t.co/RhBy3nmxI7
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What are farmers thinking about agtech during Covid19?

What are farmers thinking about agtech during Covid19?

Although many farmers are preparing for financial hardship due to Covid-19, it may cause some to see agtech in a new light.

On Apr 12, 2020
@foodtank shared
"As the current crisis deepens, claiming more and more lives and livelihoods, it behooves us to consider the origins of many virulent diseases: agriculture and the larger food system." https://t.co/fDEUXd1AKG
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If We Get Food Right, We Get Everything Right

If We Get Food Right, We Get Everything Right

Rethinking agriculture and our food system in a post-COVID-19 Hawaii.

On Apr 8, 2020
@oxfutureoffood shared
RT @FCRNetwork: Why the beef with UK livestock? In this new FCRN blog post, @ellenifletcher discusses the need to distinguish between local and global scales in discussions on food sustainability, in response to a popular post from @OurWorldInData. https://t.co/1b1nCBwySB https://t.co/yd8JvzpiQ7
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FCRN Blogs

FCRN Blogs

The message behind the publication is seemingly simple: eating locally produced food makes very little difference to your carbon footprint as the relative contribution of …