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Mekong Expert Group on Agroforestry

Mekong Expert Group on Agroforestry

A new network of agroforestry experts is forming in the Mekong region to share knowledge about agroforestry for food and nutrition security, sustainable agriculture and land restoration. The establishment of the Expert Group is timely, coming as the...

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EverGreen Agriculture: a solution for degraded landscapes

EverGreen Agriculture: a solution for degraded landscapes

Widespread land degradation is an increasing threat to ecosystem health, food production systems and livelihoods across sub-Saharan Africa.

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Monsanto and Big Ag Colonizing Africa, Criminalizing Traditional Seed Exchanges — A Sweet Dose of Reality

By Alex Pietrowski | Waking Times Of the many concerns surrounding the dominance of agrichemicals companies and GMO foods, the most frightening dimension is that corporate manufactured seed is wiping out global biodiversity in food crops and creating a punitive legal framework for our total dependence on these companies for food. Monsanto, Syngenta and other […]

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Biodiversity can offer protection to weaker species

A new Yale-led study of fungi competition illustrates that maintaining a diverse collection of species indeed not only safeguards weaker species but also protects the genetic diversity of the larger community. For the study, the researchers observed interactions between 37 distinct types of wood-decay fungi, which are any species of fungi that grow on dead […]

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