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Travelling the last mile to zero Ebola cases in Liberia

January 2015<p>In early December, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf urged the people of Liberia to travel the last mile to reduce Ebola cases to zero. …

How Nanobiophysics Can Stop Ebola and Other Global Pandemics

• Partner Content<br>• Author: Dr. Anita Goel, Nanobiosym. Dr. Anita Goel, Nanobiosym<p>In an age of cell phones, human genome sequencing, and Google …

Disease

How To Use A Waffle Iron To Make Crispy Tofu

The task of cooking tofu at home is intimidating. First you must figure out exactly what kind of tofu to use, whether firm, extra firm, medium firm, silken -- the list goes on. Then, you have to decide exactly how you want to prepare it, whether baked, roasted, grilled or fried.<p>Instead of allowing …

Livestock and climate change: Where the BIG opportunities lie

<i>Some of our biggest opportunities for both reducing and coping with climate change lie among the one billion poor people raising farm animals across</i> …

Food Justice

Reviews<p><i>Food Justice</i> makes a highly valuable contribution to the movement for food justice.<p>Christof Bernau<p>Human Ecology<p><i>Food Justice</i> is an eye-opening …

Agriculture

Fighting hunger means, first and foremost, making sure that people can access the food they need. But Oxfam’s GROW campaign also aims to address the root causes of hunger by bringing people together to challenge injustice.

Food, farming, and hunger<p>Hunger isn't about too many people and too little food. It's about power.<p>What's wrong<p>Right now, one in nine people goes to …

Can You Put An Urban Farm There? This App Will Tell You

Data viz guru Ben Fry releases Urb.ag, an app that distills labyrinthine rules for urban farming into a simple map.<p>Urban farms are a great idea, in theory. People in cities need food, and shipping food over short distances (or not at all) saves fossil fuels. One problem? Urban farming, at least on …

Swedish professors: Organic food "a catastrophe" - Radio Sweden

In a debate article, the researchers from the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, say that turning arable land over to 100 organic farming …

Agriculture

If It Were My Home

In Focus: Women and Poverty

Women and Poverty<p>The last few years have seen historic achievements in reducing the number of people who are poor, making the end of extreme poverty …

RT @Tostan: Happy Rural Women's Day! Agriculture is the main source of income for #ruralwomen in the communities where we work! http://t.co/lwJpMAKsoB

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Ebola crisis: global response has ‘failed miserably’, says World Bank chief

The president of the World Bank, Jim Kim, admitted on Wednesday that the international community had “failed miserably” in its response to the Ebola virus that has killed more than 3,800 people in west Africa and warned that the crisis now affecting Spain and the US was going to get much worse.<p>Amid …

Ebola epidemic to threaten the world's chocolate supplies

Ebola crisis could crunch world chocolate production and the livelihoods of West African farmers<p>Fears are growing that the Ebola epidemic in West Africa could spread to the Ivory Coast and Ghana, where <b>60pc</b> of the world’s cocoa is farmed, causing prices to surge and then crash.<p>Economists have warned …