Monthly Archives: July 2011

Congratulations to Dr Akinwumi Adesina

My congratulations go to Dr Akinwumi Adesina , who was sworn in as Nigeria’s new Minister of Agriculture on 14th July .  I have had the pleasure of knowing Dr Adesina as a colleague for many years, and I am … Continue reading

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Intuition versus evidence: agriculture and the fight to end child undernutrition

Growing the farming sector in developing countries will improve children’s health. Or will it? Katy Wilson reports.    Evidence of the impact of agricultural interventions on nutrition security is urgently needed. This was an issue raised at the launch of a … Continue reading

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Global food crisis: Towards a ‘doubly green’ world

To feed the world we need agricultural systems that are not only productive, but also sustainable and equitable reports Professor Sir Gordon Conway. People tell me I’m an optimist. But right now this optimist is scared. We are facing some … Continue reading

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