Top news of the week: 21.07.2020.

Nutrition, World Health Organization, Poverty, Health, Food security, Biodiversity

Future Of Food

On Jul 17, 2020
@ICRAF shared
RT @IFADnews: We are partnering with @MarsGlobal & @ICRAF on a project to explore environmentally sustainable ways to link small-scale producers to global supply chains in some areas in Asia and the Pacific. 📰 https://t.co/ZQ4cNX2MBv https://t.co/LUlrbm81WS
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IFAD, Mars and ICRAF invest in sustainable farming research and development in Indonesia and the Philippines

IFAD, Mars and ICRAF invest in sustainable farming research and development in Indonesia and the Philippines

A new project will focus on two raw materials critical to the livelihoods of small-scale producers: cocoa and palm oil

On Jul 20, 2020
@foodtank shared
Join us for this very cool "Sustainable Food Systems MasterClass" (free) led by @sherenechou & @SharonPalmerRD. Register here: https://t.co/5dzTrHye0O Made possible by @ClifBar, @Danone, & @BarillaUS. https://t.co/nrIsuWqBQJ
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Webinar: Sustainable Food Systems Master Class - Faculty Roundtable

Webinar: Sustainable Food Systems Master Class - Faculty Roundtable

An award-winning team of dietitians presented an interactive workshop at the Today's Dietitian Spring Symposium that discussed accelerating progress on this topic in order to …

On Jul 18, 2020
@foodtank shared
"Sustainable farming is the low-cost, win-win solution the U.N. should be promoting to further its goals of nutritious and affordable diets for all." https://t.co/y7AM5AHWHk
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Africa’s Farmers: Key to Solving Malnutrition

Africa’s Farmers: Key to Solving Malnutrition

For the fifth straight year, chronic hunger increased worldwide. Supporting ecological farming practices would help feed families and communities.

On Jul 17, 2020
@ICRAF shared
RT @Mars_EUaffairs: We are Working with others to build sustainable food systems https://t.co/NPFh45r2Ys @IFAD @icraf https://t.co/SOvnYHABxH
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Mars Incorporated joins key sustainable farming project for Asian palm oil and cocoa markets

Mars Incorporated joins key sustainable farming project for Asian palm oil and cocoa markets

The global Mars, Incorporated group has joined with the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), for a five-year research-in-development project, Sustainable Farming in ...

On Jul 16, 2020
@oxfutureoffood shared
RT @oxmartinschool: Governments need to recommend stricter limits on meat and dairy intake, say researchers, with study showing most national dietary guidelines are not compatible with global environmental and health targets - new from @LEAP_Oxford in @bmj_latest today https://t.co/jS7uicTkfq https://t.co/o7tCfwHzEY
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Most national dietary guidelines are not compatible with global environmental and health targets, and are in need of reform

Most national dietary guidelines are not compatible with global environmental and health targets, and are in need of reform

Researchers say governments should recommend stricter limits on meat and diary products in diets, and that study showed plant-based diets are amongst the healthiest and most sustainable.

On Jul 16, 2020
@oxfutureoffood shared
RT @bmj_latest: A reform of national dietary guidelines that takes into account both health and environmental aspects is urgently needed, say that authors of new research @UniofOxford https://t.co/OSAKzOOzoO
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Why food based dietary guidelines need to be more sustainable

Why food based dietary guidelines need to be more sustainable

When was the last time you checked your country’s dietary guidelines? If the answer is never, then you are probably in the company of many. Despite that, dietary guidelines often ...

On Jul 15, 2020
@foodfirstorg shared
RT @TimothyAWise: My interview on new report on @AGRAAlliance: The Gates Foundation’s “Green Revolution” in Africa: Agribusiness Wins, Small Scale Farmers Lose @rls_agrar @LenaBassermann @BROT_furdiewelt @IATP @Afsafrica @via_campesina @FamilyFarmCo @fmlappe @annalappe https://t.co/QyiGqyP7aP
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The Gates Foundation’s “Green Revolution” in Africa: Agribusiness Wins, Small Scale Farmers Lose

The Gates Foundation’s “Green Revolution” in Africa: Agribusiness Wins, Small Scale Farmers Lose

Ann Garrison interviews Timothy Wise on why US-style corporate agriculture pushed by billionaire Bill Gates has been disastrous for Africa. “The number of hungry people in those 13 ...

On Jul 20, 2020
@UNEP shared
Between 1960-2015, agricultural production more than tripled, resulting in an abundance of low-cost fare & averting global food shortages. But decades of industrial farming have taken a heavy toll on the environment. Here are 10 things you should know. https://t.co/00kcgYfvPD
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10 things you should know about industrial farming

10 things you should know about industrial farming

From its impact on the environment to its long-term future, here are 10 things you should know about industrial farming.