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Zinc-fortified crops may fight diabetes, cardiovascular disease in poor countries better than supplements

Erick Boy, Laura Pompano | 
The double burden of malnutrition is a rapidly growing global health problem. Many populations now face the combination of undernutrition ...
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Restricting trade to clamp down on coronavirus may lead to food shortages

As COVID-19 spreads around the globe, fears of a deep global recession are mounting. Some also fear that food supplies ...
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Climate change could ‘significantly’ cut nutrient content in crops over next 30 years

One of the biggest challenges to reducing hunger and undernutrition around the world is to produce foods that provide not ...
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Adoption of GMO cowpea, rice could offer substantial boost to Ghana’s farmers and consumers, study says

Fred Dzanku et al. | 
Cowpea is the most widely produced grain legume in Ghana and a key food security crop. In northern Ghana, where ...
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Interactive graphic: Using agricultural technologies for sustainable food security

The International Food Policy Research has developed the Agritech Toolbox, an interactive online tool that demonstrates “how alternative agricultural practices ...

Technology and food security: International Food Policy Research Institute director weighs in

Mark Rosegrant | 
A wealth of technologies is now at our disposal for boosting yields of the world’s key staple crops, but how ...

Agricultural technologies could increase global yields by two third, cut food prices in half by 2050

A new report by the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) measures the impacts of agricultural innovation on farm productivity, ...

Cost/benefit analysis of GM crops in sub-Saharan Africa

The International Food Policy Research Institute has released a study on the impact of GMOs in African countries: A variable ...
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