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Agrisoma Biosciences Gets $8 Million for Non-Food Biofuels Crops
Agrisoma Biosciences Inc., a Canadian agricultural technology company, will receive $8 million through the end of the year to commercialize the ...
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Nature Middle East
Middle East wild crops essential for world food security
Wild-growing crops in the Middle East could be key to global food security and ... The potential for these crops, distantly related to today's agriculturally ...
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Business Recorder
Crops Post Quarterly Losses on Supply Outlook as Food Costs Drop
The losses in corn, wheat and soybeans contributed to lower global foods. A 55-item gauge compiled by the United Nations' Food & Agriculture ...
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Science World Report
GMO Livestock Feed Doesn't Impact Food-Producing Animals
You may be able to breathe a sigh of relief when it comes to genetically modified food crops. Scientists have found that the health of food-producing ...
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Gardener: Growing a fall food garden
With an abundance of food crops that thrive in cooler temperatures, there is no reason to put your tools away just yet. Which is why my food garden is ...
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One of America's Most Famous Slow-Food Chefs Says Farm-to-Table 'Doesn't Really Work'
Dan Barber is one of the nation's most widely respected slow-food ... What Barber didn't understand was that it was just one of many crops Klaus ...
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Fungus could be the help agriculture needs to adapt to climate change
Scientists are discovering microscopic fungi can help make food crops more abundant, less thirsty and more tolerant of rising temperatures.
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Modern Farmer
The Struggle to Produce Food in Syria
Open warfare means whole swaths of farmland are off limits, crops long since unharvestable. Landholders in a position to successfully harvest often ...
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Plants: The Future of Energy?
But the benefits of growing plants for fuel will depend on both natural limits to plant productivity and competition for space between biofuel crops, food ...
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ABC Online
Floating farms in the sky: Singapore concept design shows possible future of sustainable farming
"All the crops will be produced inside the vertical structures that will be ... "They will [then] distribute the crops, reducing the food mileage, avoiding ...
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30 September 2014
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Opinion, by Juliette Braslow
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Time to break free from the ‘yield gap trap’

CIATs new strategic initiative to reduce yield gaps for sustainable intensification of agriculture is kicking-off by stepping back and asking some vital questions to help us rethink yield gaps and consider socio-economic constraints and whole system productivity. 
Who wants to close the gap and why? Specifically whose yield gap do we want to address? Are we asking the right questions to the right people? Do we have the idea of “closing” the gap and limiting the discussion to a “yield” gap all wrong?
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UN awards "big data" project

CIAT scientists wielding big data tools to blunt the impacts of climate change on Latin America’s rice production have been named one of two winners of the Big Data Climate Challenge, awarded at the United Nations Climate Summit that took place on 23 September in New York City. The other winner is the World Resource Institute’s Global Forest Watch.
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Haiti: Pathways to adaptation

There is broad consensus that climate change is having serious effects on agricultural production in Haiti. Now is the time to take strategic measures to avoid immediate and future economic losses, and detrimental social and environmental impacts. By bringing together key stakeholders, CRS seeks to initiate a dialogue aimed at promptly adapting the country’s agricultural sector.
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Saving the ugly cousins

“Crop wild relatives are like the ‘ugly cousins’ of the crops as we know them, with differentiating traits useful for agriculture”. Understanding them is important for agriculture as these species can have characteristics useful for improving the crops that we depend upon, especially under challenging conditions including climate change and reduced availability of inputs like water and fertilizers.
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Climate-proofing rice in Vietnam

Climate-Smart Agriculture (CSA) was a major topic at Climate Week NYC from 22-28 September 2014, where a number of events took place in support of the UN Climate Summit. This post is part of a wider initiative to bring Climate-Smart Agriculture under the spotlight, spearheaded by the CGIAR’s Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS) program, led by CIAT, as one example of CSA in action. 
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Up to more good in the Amazon

A CIAT-led project in the Colombian and Peruvian Amazon supported by Germany will launch next month as part of the International Climate Initiative. The Amazon represents a major sustainability challenge. Germany’s strategic investment will help put the two nations on a pathway towards sustainable development and empower people to better manage natural resources.
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Feeding Rwanda's livestock revolution

More than 200,000 Rwandan farmers have received free cows under the Governments’ One cow per poor family programme since 2006. The move has kick-started small scale milk production, bringing new incomes, manure for crops, and meat and milk. Scientists from CIAT, BecA and KARI are working with farmers and the Rwanda Agricultural Board to identify drought adapted forages to increase yields.
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CIAT develops multipurpose forage genotypes that possess high nutritional value and good adaptation to major pests, diseases and physical constraints. Improved livestock feed has enabled farmers in Xiang khouang Province, Laos, to earn a better income.
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