Estimated global antimicrobial consumption in the livestock sector currently runs to over 60,000 tonnes per year
26.09.2016

An FAO Action Plan on Antimicrobial Resistance aims to help countries equip their agricultural sectors to respond to the growing threat and reduce the spread of antimicrobial resistance on farms and in food.

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23.09.2016

An interdisciplinary team of scientists from Germany and Indonesia assessed the ecosystem functions in oil palm plantations as compared to lowland forests. They found that in oil palm plantations, eleven out of 14 ecosystem functions... 

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28.09.2016

This report perceives that seed diversity is being eroded and community based seed systems are under threat.  

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23.09.2016

For the sixth time, DLG is hosting the Sino-German BioEnergy Annual Conference in Jinan, Province Shandong. The Conference in mid-October is part of the German-Chinese Agricultural Center (DCZ), which was founded by the German and the... 

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31.08.2016

Ignitia, a high-technology social enterprise, has recently developed a highly accurate tropical weather forecast model benefiting small-scale farmers in West Africa. Daily forecasts are being sent out via SMS text messages, helping farmers... 

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22.09.2016

Land is a major source of people’s identities and livelihoods as well as being a key asset for households. Land ownership and land use rights crucially affect both equality of opportunity and economic and environmental stability. It is... 

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21.09.2016

Does the inclusion of land rights in the global development agenda bear the potential to promote the secure and fair distribution of land rights? Yes, our author believes – provided that the land-rights community does not rest on its... 

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