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SPACE 2021: A GREAT EDITION FOR STARTING AND MEETING AGAIN!

Press release… The 35th edition of SPACE, inaugurating its new format, was held from 14 to 16 September, in person, at the Parc-Expo in Rennes, and continued on 17 September in a digital version. After two years without a physical edition due to the health crisis, this edition was a …

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FIXING THE BUSINESS OF FOOD 2021…

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WHY SHOULDN’T COWS BE ABLE TO LEARN HOW TO USE A TOILET?

Cows are smart. “Why shouldn’t they be able to learn how to use a toilet?” Researchers in Germany recently demonstrated that cattle can be toilet trained to reduce some of their climate impact. By having the young cows pee in latrines made of turf, the team of experts in animal behavior …

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FAO READY TO FOLLOW UP ON THE UN FOOD SYSTEMS SUMMIT AND TRANSFORM AGRI-SYSTEMS TOGETHER…

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has entered a new era with a new structure and new dynamics. The 2030 Agenda and its Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are approaching; we have to change our agri-food systems urgently and holistically. This transformation requires a systemic approach and …

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AFRICA TO SPEAK WITH ONE VOICE AT UN FOOD SUMMIT…

Summit to expedite achievement of sustainable development goals via game-changing solutions to address food insecurity… ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) is spearheading a conversation that will ensure that African countries speak with one voice at the upcoming United Nations Food Systems Summit (UNFSS), the …

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FIRST GENE EDITED WHEAT TRIALS GET THE GO AHEAD IN UK…

The British government has granted permission for a series of field trials of gene edited wheat for the first time in Europe, marking a significant move away from the EU’s stance on the matter. After the green light from the Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA), trials will be carried out by …

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“TURKEY HAS AN INCREDIBLY RICH CULINARY CULTURE”

Thanks to its geography, Turkey has an incredibly rich culinary culture, says Hungarian chef Agnes Toth… Thanks to its geography, Turkey enjoys a rich culinary culture, says a Hungarian chef who is introducing Turkish cuisine to the world with food tours of Istanbul. Speaking to Anadolu Agency during her latest …

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HOW ROBOTS ARE CHANGING THE FARMING INDUSTRY!

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HOW FARMERS ARE USING DATA AND TECHNOLOGY TO MEET THE WORLD’S DEMAND…

Agricultural innovation is helping to reduce environmental impact while increasing yields… During the next 30 years, the United Nations estimates that the global population will grow by 2 billion people to nearly 10 billion. To meet this demand, agriculture must wrest larger yields from a shrinking land base. At the …

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“ONE OUT OF THREE PEOPLE ARE HUNGRY IN AFGHANISTAN!”

The World Food Program’s (WFP) food stocks in Afghanistan could run out by the end of September without additional funding, a top U.N. official warned Wednesday, saying that one out three people are hungry in the country. “We will not be able to provide those essential food items because we’ll …

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