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Wednesday
30/06/2010
Sub-Saharan Africa news in brief: 17–30 June 2010
Uganda calls for biotech laws, Africa to get access to archived research articles, new rapid test for meningitis, and more. ....
Monday
28/06/2010
A cup of tea for food security
Developing countries that grow tea could increase income from the crop by marketing the drink more heavily at home. Other ways they could squeeze more revenue from the commodity w ....
Friday
25/06/2010
Seeds for 100 000 farmers in Burkina Faso
Amid a growing food crisis in the Sahel that is putting millions at risk of hunger, FAO has started providing quality seeds to 100 000 vulnerable farmers in Burkina Faso, as part ....
Wednesday
23/06/2010
Scientific cooperation for nuclear disarmament
Scientific collaborations can build trust and facilitate progress in nuclear arms control and disarmament. ....
Wednesday
23/06/2010
Experts call for science communication policies
Experts have issued a declaration asking for national and international policies on science communication and the ‘professionalisation’ of the field. ....
Wednesday
23/06/2010
Some regulation of food futures markets desirable
Some regulation of commodities futures markets is desirable says FAO, but any intervention should be cautious and stop short of imposing tight limits or an outright ban on such tr ....
Tuesday
22/06/2010
Alternatives to large land acquisitions in developing nations
New research shows how agricultural investments in developing nations can be structured as alternatives to large-scale land acquisitions. It documents a range of more inclusive bu ....
Monday
21/06/2010
Urgent assistance for 2.8 million farmers and pastoralists in Niger
FAO is stepping up support to farmers and pastoralists in Niger as part of its response to the alarming food situation in the Sahel, with new operations benefiting an estimated 2. ....
Friday
18/06/2010
Iran becomes home to a regional S&T push
The launch of a centre in Iran that will promote science and technology in the region has been welcomed by scientists. ....
Thursday
17/06/2010
Holding back the sand
A successful FAO-run project in Mauritania to fix sand dunes and stop sand encroachment has many lessons for other similar projects in the Sahel and Sahara. A manual on the projec ....
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