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Agriculture

The world must eat. With 7.6 billion mouths to feed, growing the right food in a sustainable manner is literally a life-and-death matter. What if the monsoon fails? Is monoculture better than varying crops? Who should control pricing? Is genetic tinkering the problem or the solution? What to grow, how to grow it, how to get it where it needs to go – every aspect of agriculture has urgent questions requiring informed answers. 

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  • 05 March 2018
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Africa’s agriculture: time for a transformation

Sub-Saharan Africa has a huge opportunity to grow more food through sustainable agriculture. This essay explains how seizing this moment will create...

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  • 26 February 2018
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Diversity for farm resilience and food security: evidence from Finland

Efficient use of resources is important for farmers – but so too is diversity of farms to ensure sustainability and resilience. This column reports...

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