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UK Invests in Six Super Crops to Help Beat Global Hunger

Washington, D.C., June 10, 2013. On June 8, the UK government granted £30 million to HarvestPlus to develop and deliver six nutritious crops to several million farming households in Africa and Asia. The UK has supported HarvestPlus, an international…

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Feeding Nine Billion in 2050

FAO and CGIAR Conference to Address Research Priorities for Ensuring Food and Nutrition Security for the World’s Poorest Apr 11, 2013  April 11, 2013—During the next 40 years the world’s population is projected to reach more than nine billion people.…

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Increase in agricultural research spending in Pakistan is needed

November 27, 2012, Islamabad, Pakistan —The agricultural sector in Pakistan plays a vital role in the nation’s food security and it employs half the country's labor force. Population in Pakistan is expected to nearly double by 2050. In order to feed…

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Hunger in Times of Land, Water, and Energy Pressures

Washington, D.C. —Unsustainable use of land, water, and energy is threatening the food security of the poorest and most vulnerable around the world, according to the  2012 Global Hunger Index, released for the seventh year by the International Food…

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