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  • South Africa: Op-Ed - Hunger in the Land of Enough [analysis]

    Daily Maverick

    Despite being a middle-income country, South Africa has a long and shameful history of those in power ignoring the needs and the interests of the majority. Colonial and subsequent... Read more »

  • Gambia: SNA Holds Fourth School Nutrition Conference

    The Point

    The School Nutrition Association, SNA, Wednesday held their 4th School Nutrion Conference at the SAFMU conference hall at the NCCE head office. Read more »



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  • Africa: Statement From USAID Administrator Rajiv Shah On New Chief Scientist for Food Security [document]

    USAID

    "I am very pleased to announce that Dr. Robert Bertram, an agriculture expert with nearly 30 years of experience at USAID, has been named Chief Scientist in the agency's Bureau for... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Veg Diet Versus Ebola and Other Zoonotic Diseases

    Vanguard

    Wondering what 'zoonotic disease' means? If you think of zoo then you are pretty close. Yes: animals! More precisely, diseases we human can catch from animals. Zoonotic diseases... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Velvet Bean Boosts Blood Levels, Fertility in Women

    Guardian

    Before now, Velvet bean (Agbala or Agbaloko in Ibo and Werepe in Yoruba) was popularly known for its ability to boost testosterone and sperm levels in men, stop snake venom, and... Read more »



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  • South Africa: SA Only Country Allowing GM Staples [analysis]

    The Journalist

    South Africa is the only country in the world that has allowed its staple foods to be genetically modified (GM). Last week, The Journalist illustrated how bread was affected. This... Read more »

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