Top news of the week: 18.08.2020.

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Future Of Food

On Aug 14, 2020
@annalappe shared
“This new report strengthens the argument that Africa is better off without AGRA and its neocolonial logic...that solutions lie with people on the continent and the world that are building systems grounded in justice, and human and ecological wellbeing.” https://t.co/uLFUdklnc0
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Gates 'failing green revolution in Africa'

Gates 'failing green revolution in Africa'

Green revolution is locking African farmers into a system that is not designed for their benefit, but for Northern multinational corporations.

On Aug 17, 2020
@FERNnews shared
Tourism pays for conservation in much of Africa so the pandemic is forcing a debate over how to support the vital work. @ensiamedia https://t.co/VuCi2nYlIQ
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The global coronavirus pandemic has revealed cracks in the foundation of conventional conservation funding. What should we do instead?

The global coronavirus pandemic has revealed cracks in the foundation of conventional conservation funding. What should we do instead?

Ensia is a solutions-focused nonprofit media outlet reporting on our changing planet. Published by the Institute on the Environment.

On Aug 14, 2020
@SusFoodTrust shared
RT @LizEarleMe: ... remember the days when we were allowed to get that close? Brilliant new series launch episode of The Liz Earle Wellbeing Show Podcast recorded (a while back) with Patrick Holden CBE. Listen here: https://t.co/670MRp0Seg @SusFoodTrust @LizEarleWb https://t.co/C4tg8nMIK6
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How to eat sustainably with Patrick Holden CBE

How to eat sustainably with Patrick Holden CBE

British farmer and global activist, Patrick Holden CBE, joins Liz to discuss the importance of sustainable farming and eating.

On Aug 14, 2020
@farmingfirst shared
RT @FoodSystems: The foods that nourish the 🌎 did not arise out of thin air – they were domesticated over 1000s of years & are still nurtured by Indigenous people. @foodtank celebrates the vital role of indigenous communities in global #FoodSystems for #IndigenousDay 👇 https://t.co/7STc3H64KZ
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Indigenous Peoples Hold the Past and Future of Food in Their Hands

Indigenous Peoples Hold the Past and Future of Food in Their Hands

August 9 is International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples, a day to reflect on the Indigenous cultures that help protect biodiversity.

On Aug 12, 2020
@SusFoodTrust shared
[email protected] unpacks #culturedmeat in his lively and engaging new book “Meat Planet: Artificial Flesh and the Future of Food.” Check out our review and recommended reads https://t.co/bmMwHK8Dgx
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Our reviews of the latest sustainable food and farming books

Our reviews of the latest sustainable food and farming books

Our reviews of the latest sustainable food and farming books

On Aug 13, 2020
@Cornucopia_Inst shared
If there’s a universally loved fruit, it just might be the #blueberry. And where else in the world do we get to eat the color blue? Outside of processed food aisles, it’s a rare and welcome sight—one that #PleasantHillFarm has been focused on for 40 yrs. https://t.co/hA6ZXv5RiT
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Pleasant Hill Farm

Pleasant Hill Farm

If there’s a universally loved fruit, it just might be the blueberry. It’s as fun to eat as food gets—popping those purplish little orbs into your mouth by the handful is symbolic of ...

On Aug 11, 2020
@SusFoodTrust shared
This week our CEO Patrick Holden speaks out about the economic and policy system forcing many farmers into becoming ‘commodity slaves’ https://t.co/i5uaEwMRxV
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If we want sustainable food systems, it’s all about the money!

If we want sustainable food systems, it’s all about the money!

If we want sustainable food systems, it’s all about the money!

On Aug 15, 2020
@G_stordalen shared
Why Sustainable Food Systems are Needed in a post-COVID World via @IMFNews: https://t.co/s4JglyGZ8u
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Why Sustainable Food Systems are Needed in a post-COVID World

Why Sustainable Food Systems are Needed in a post-COVID World

By Nicoletta Batini, James Lomax, and Divya Mehra Food systems are essential to economic activity because they provide the energy that we need to live and work. However, macroeconomists ...