Food Research

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The state of world fisheries

The latest State of World Fisheries and Aquaculture 2012 report from the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) reveals that almost 30 per cent of the fish stocks monitored by FAO are overexploited. This marks a slight decrease from the previous two years.  However, the report also states that about 57 per cent are […]

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Oxfam puts the focus on the global food system

The international development and aid organization Oxfam has put the focus on the global food system in its latest report “The Food Transformation: Harnessing consumer power to create a fair food future” (released July 2012). Its introduction states: “Every time you open your fridge and food cupboards, you step into the global food system… Here, […]

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Agroecology

Found a great new research centre The Alliance also provides the community with public sessions on sustainable agrifood system issues and solutions; piloting social change programs based on action concepts identified through work of the Alliance; conducting community-based research; and developing leadership skills. The Alliance is developing strategies to obtain changes in state and federal […]