agriculture, Environment, food policy,, food security

Agro-forestry for the nature and food

Jagadish Wagle We need an efficient environment to preserve the earth for the sake of achievements so far however, natural settings and eco-system are at the risk of collapsing at any time. The economic growth, so far, is the… Continue reading Agro-forestry for the nature and food

agriculture, food security

Why Indian farmers’ protests are being called a ‘satyagraha’ ?

The movement was on behalf of poor farmers who had been forced to grow indigo used in the making of dyes. #FarmersProtest #IndianFarmBill

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Pollinators: neonicotinoid pesticides stop bees and flies from getting a good night’s sleep | TC

Kiah Tasman, University of Bristol Neonicotinoids, the most commonly used pesticides in the world, were banned in the EU in 2018. More than 99,000 people… Continue reading Pollinators: neonicotinoid pesticides stop bees and flies from getting a good night’s sleep | TC

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Let’s Put Food First

We believe that everybody should have nutritious food all time. So, we work hard in putting efforts on sustainable food system, capability empowerment, system resilience… Continue reading Let’s Put Food First

food security

Empowering accessibility of food and dealing with pandemics

Jagadish Wagle Accessibility is one of the four components of food security. Food is believed to be accessible and inclusive if the cost is affordable and… Continue reading Empowering accessibility of food and dealing with pandemics

Social Media, Wall-fare system

Stop Animal Cruelty

Toshita Khatri We live in a world that not only turns a blind eye to animal cruelty but simply disregards it - be it through legislation… Continue reading Stop Animal Cruelty

food policy,, health

A growing tendency of self-medication against COVID19 in Zambia

Derrick Silimina Zambian health officials are grappling with a wave of dead-on-arrival cases at the country’s main referral hospital. The spike in cases may be related… Continue reading A growing tendency of self-medication against COVID19 in Zambia

food security

Ensuring food security amid Locust attack | TRN

Jagadish Wagle Background Food security has been the biggest challenge since the outbreak of COVID-19 (Corona) has broken out from Wuhan, China in December last year.… Continue reading Ensuring food security amid Locust attack | TRN

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There are no miracle foods or diets that can prevent COVID-19

Taibat Ibitoye, University of Reading Since the global outbreak of the novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2), there have been widespread claims on social media that certain foods and… Continue reading There are no miracle foods or diets that can prevent COVID-19

food policy,, food security

Free school meals: the lifelong impact of childhood food poverty

Marcus Rashford. EPA-EFE/Mike Hewitt/NMC/Pool Regina Keith, University of Westminster The coronavirus pandemic has had a devastating impact on household food security in the UK. Five million… Continue reading Free school meals: the lifelong impact of childhood food poverty