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Global Food Security Index 2014 (GFSI 2014

Food security is on the rise

Slowly, but markedly, food security has improved. The number of people experiencing chronic hunger dropped from 868 million to 842 million over …

Ethiopian plow

Ethiopian plow wins $25.000

If you want to see how farmers ploughed their fields for about 1000 years ago, go to Ethiopia. There you can still …

The African battle against GM crops

In Africa, heavy industrial lobbying, amongst which GM crops, is answered with increasingly investigating alternative agricultural solutions, based on local knowledge and …