Food security – Examining the big task before Buhari’s new council
27 March 2018 | 3:08 pm
Food security - Examining the big task before Buhari's new council.
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Growing food with the help of our repurposed excrement may not ring with gourmet promise, but in some places around the world, it is slowly becoming a thing — again.
With microplastic pollution invading our oceans and the soil, few places have been spared. Could it also enter the food chain? Scientists in the Netherlands are beginning to uncover the tip of the iceberg – so far, with more questions than answers.
During a farm-to-table tour of the occupied West Bank, Jerusalem and the Gaza Strip, five high-profile chefs of Palestinian heritage encountered a Palestinian cuisine often unfamiliar to foreigners more accustomed to news of conflict with Israel.
The cost of importing food is expected to reach nearly $2 trillion this year, with inflation increasing hunger and starvation in poorer nations. Also, prior to next week's Paris Air Show, French President Emmanuel Macron is announcing investments in greener ways to fly. Plus, we see how Beijing, Washington and Brussels are taking three different approaches to interest rates. Finally, we discuss Elon Musk's upcoming talks with Macron and his stop at the VivaTech trade show.
The latest El Nino climate phenomenon has arrived, threatening floods in some areas of the world and droughts in others. Previous disruptive weather patterns cost the global economy trillions and stoked inflation.
In Nigeria, many tons of fresh market produce are spoiled daily due to a lack of refrigeration.. But what if the same sun that rots vegetables and sours milk could be the energy source that keeps them cool and crisp?
The EU and Japan celebrated their close cooperation at a summit in Brussels and pledged to deepen cooperation in various areas. The EU announced it will lift restrictions on Japanese food imports at the meeting.
Inflation and an influx of refugees have put growing pressure on food banks. Will the German state step into the breach?
A fossil found in northeastern China suggests that mammals may have preyed on dinosaurs several times their size.
As the United Nations Security Council convenes, global food insecurity takes center stage with a looming crisis threatening vulnerable populations.
Food prices have been rising rapidly since the Economic Community of West African States began pressuring coup leaders to reinstate President Mohamed Bazoum. Ordinary Nigeriens say they are already starting to feel the sting of ECOWAS sanctions.
Although Russia ended the so-called grain deal with Ukraine, prices have not skyrocketed as they did after the start of the war. Since the grain market didn't panic, the focus is now shifting to Russian grain exports.
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