September 2014


17 September 2014 - According to FAO, WFP and IFAD, the MDG on hunger can still be achieved : truth or wishful thinking?

The number of chronically undernourished are said to be decreasing worldwide, but very slowly, and in some regions, they are still on the increase. Are the Rome-based agencies addressing the right issues in their fight against hunger and food insecurity? [read]

16 September 2014 - Biodiversity or GMOs : how to increase plant resistance against drought?

Seeds are made available on the market that associate common plants (maize, paddy, soya and wheat) to a fungus that gives them the capacity to thrive better under drought conditions.  [read]

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