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So many issues: isn't it great?

A six-hour bus journey, and your mind does tend to wander. Which is what mine did in early November as ...

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Happy(?) World Fisheries Day

Today is World Fisheries Day. Not sure it's a day to celebrate but it's certainly a good opportunity to reflect ...

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Free food in Switzerland

MyFoodSharing.ch just launched today in Switzerland. "Foodsharing is an internet platform that gives individuals, traders and manufacturers the opportunity ...

STORY URL: Lebensmittel teilen, statt wegwerfen - foodsharing.de
Auf foodsharing kannst Du deine Lebensmitteln vor dem Verfall an soziale Einrichtungen oder andere Personen abgeben

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A horse is a horse of course – but where does it come from?

Apart from the famous Mr. Ed, our wise talking horse U.S. TV star, we well know that a horse ...

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The dating dilemma

In the run up to the "Partnering for Food Security" event at Swiss Re's Centre for Global Dialogue in December ...

STORY URL: The Dating Game: Harvard FLPC and NRDC Publish Comprehensive Report on Food Expiration Dates | Harvard Food Law and Policy Clinic
http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/foodpolicyinitiative/2013/09/18/the-dating-gameharvard-flpc-and-nrdc-publish-comprehensive-report-on-food-waste/

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Enabling innovative solutions to address demographic ageing

The augmentation of human life expectancy, combined with an increasingly ageing population in our societies, has become one of the ...

STORY URL: Impact Hub Fellowship For Longer Lives

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Launch of agricultural subsidy program in Machakos, Kenya

Speech by H.E. Governor Dr. Alfred Mutua, EBS during the launch of the agricultural subsidy program in Machakos County ...

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Vivre plus longtemps - enjeux financiers, enjeux de société

Un panel organisé lors de la célébration des 150 ans de Swiss Re à Paris s’est concentré sur une ...

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We are cheap - at least with food!

Today is Word Food day and the slogan is "Sustainable Food Systems for Food Security and Nutrition". Currently we have ...

STORY URL: Cheap food is an addiction we must break
Tobias Jones: It's easy to make Tesco a pantomime villain, but shoppers and farmers must share the blame

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Vive les vieux - Living longer lives: A risk or opportunity?

Swiss Re's 150 Years Anniversary in Paris brought together more than 500 guests at l'Hôtel Salomon de Rothschild ...

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Happy world food day!

Happy world food day! Today we celebrate global food production, but maybe "celebration" is the wrong word. The world food ...

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Outliving our ancestors....

I was personally delighted to see Funding Longer Lives as one of the key themes for our upcoming Open Minds ...

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The agricultural disconnect

I've just come across Syngenta's brilliant new report on The Agricultural Disconnect, which looks at people's perceptions around the topic ...

STORY URL: Risk Window | Swiss Re
http://riskwindow.swissre.com/risk-window#qst=54;cnt=266286;age=1

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The future – bright or bleak, it will be silver

Someone (it seems likely that it was my yoga teacher, since I’ve tracked what I’m about to say ...

STORY URL: Consensus Research Blog
http://www.consensus-research.com/blog/?p=878

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Building resilience in economic machines: Cities

As President Bill Clinton stated during the Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting, "Every five days, one million people move from ...

STORY URL: Making 100 cities more resilient | Swiss Re - Leading Global Reinsurer
Pledge will support at least 100 cities in building resilience to natural...

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