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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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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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How to feed 9 billion? Tell us YOUR ideas for YOUR FUTURE!

How do we feed 9 billion in 2050? Send YOUR ideas for YOUR FUTURE now!

On the 3 December 2013 ...

STORY URL: Connecting generations: Partnering for food security | Swiss Re - Centre for Global Dialogue
870 million people are hungry today. At the same time, 1.3 billion...

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Assessing the risks of household chemicals

We are all regularly exposed to a large number of the 80,000 chemicals in commercial use today. Worryingly, not ...

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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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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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The world does not care about hunger

While billions face starvation the topic hunger was not high on the agenda in the risk perception survey

http://riskwindow ...

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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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Will the oceans die in our lifetime?

Will we be witness to a mass extinction like none before? If we look at the latest status report card ...

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How to feed 9 billion people: an insurance approach!

With global population expected to top 9 billion by 2050, ensuring food security for the world poses a major challenge ...

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Agriculture as the villain

The most striking element of the second Swiss Re Regional Day, this time in London, was the way in which ...

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One year on from Hurricane Sandy: Building urban resilience

One year ago, Hurricane Sandy struck the Eastern Seaboard of the US, leaving billions of dollars of damage in its ...

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Re-imagining food

Every year, more than a trillion eggs are laid globally by hens kept in horrific conditions in battery farms. Josh ...

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Food waste - first comprehensive FAO/UNEP report

The Swiss Re Risk Perception Survey found that 68 % of those polled think that waste is the # 1 for food ...

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Trading microbes for pesticides

The American Academy of Microbiology have recently published a report in which they claim that improving the understanding of the ...

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