Monthly Archives: August 2011

Food Governance and the Private Sector

‘Global food security policy and governance’ was the focus of a roundtable hosted by Unilever on Friday 26th August and attended by Agriculture for Impact. Lawrence Haddad from IDS led the discussion on governance with a call for a vision, … Continue reading

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Postcard from France: Herbicides, biopiracy and algae

Liz Wilson browses Le Monde for some food for thought. While the UK’s riots dominated the headlines, a recent trip to France was a great opportunity to delve deeper into French newspapers for agdev-related news. Is Roundup safe? On the … Continue reading

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Taking Action for the Horn of Africa

Liz Wilson looks at what you can do to support the crisis in the Horn of Africa. As you cannot fail to be aware, the UN has declared a famine in two areas in southern Somalia, and announced that without … Continue reading

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