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Food security

by in 2016

African food systems are undergoing profound changes. Natural resources are being commercialised, corporations have growing influence in the production, processing and retailing of food, and food value chains are becoming increasingly concentrated. 

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by PLAAS, ADECRU (Acção Académica para o Desenvolvimento das Comunidades Rurais) in 2017

Following the remarkable growth of Mozambique’s poultry sector in recent years, the soya boom in the north of Mozambique is restructuring patterns of production and changing local diets in the northern districts of Gurúè and Alto Mòlocué in Zambézia province.

This documentary film by...

by Wenjun Jiao, Anthony M. Fuller, Siyuan Xu, Qingwen Mina, Minfang Wu in 2016

This paper on rural restructuring in China, focuses on the ability of agricultural heritage systems to adapt to modernizing conditions in the rural economy. Since 2002, when FAO initiated the protection of Globally Important Agricultural Heritage Systems (GIAHS), the value of agricultural...

by Frank Ademba, Denis Mpagaze in 2016

In recent years, agriculture in Tanzania has been affected by repeated climatic and economic shocks, resulting in sustained low crop yields and leading to food insecurity at both household and national levels. The challenge for Tanzania is therefore to use the potential surrounded in agriculture...

by Li Zhang, Gubo Qi in 2016

From the 1980s to now, China has on the track of high-speed of development, which enables the whole society to reduce poverty and become prosperity. It helps solve the problem of food scarcity and even achieve to "abundance". However, this "abundance " is based on the great cost with much...

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