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To feed 9 billon people in 2050 with the current production means of conventional agriculture we will need ca. 113,000 Million barrels2 of oil per year, close to 8% of the total world reserve estimated at 1,481,526 Million barrels. In other words, producing food for 9 billion people with conventional agriculture will exhaust our global oil reserves in about 12 years. Find out ... [+]
The State of Food Insecurity report of 2012 mentioned earlier estimates that of the 870 million people suffering from chronic undernourishment in 2010-2012 the vast majority of them (852 million) live in developing countries. Yet, for the first time in human history, obesity outweighs hunger. The current number of overweight people in the world is estimated at 1300 million (WHO Global InfoBase, 2012). About 65% of the world population live in countries where overweight and obesity kill more ... [+]
"The performance of many African countries over the last 10 years offers grounds for renewed hope? In an extraordinary turnaround African countries have pulled back from the brink of collapse to stage a rebound. Nine of the ten countries with the largest gains in Human Development Index, 2000-2011 are in sub-Saharan Africa. These are: Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Ethiopia, Mozambique, Mali, Burundi, Niger, Tanzania and Democratic Republic of Congo. These strongest rates of positive change have brought ... [+]

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Call for PhD Scholarship The Right Livelihood College (RLC) and Center for Development (ZEF)

Apr 07, 2014 - The Right Livelihood College (RLC) is a Global Transdisciplinary Research and Education initiative of universities and …

Conservation Agriculture Excellence Awards Extended Deadline 28th February, 2014

Feb 20, 2014 - The CA Awards is an innovation of the First Africa Congress on Conservation Agriculture (IACCA) to honor and recognize …

Are you a Social Media enthusiastic ? Apply Now to cover the 1st Africa Congress on CA

Feb 02, 2014 - The Africa Tillage Network (ACT) is organizing the First Africa Congress on Conservation Agriculture (IACCA) …

A new report - Ripe For Change: the promise of Africa's Agricultural Transformation

Jan 30, 2014 - January 29, 2014, in Addis Ababa, A new report called Ripe for Change: The Promise of Africa's Agricultural …

Feeding The Soil or Feeding The Cow

Jan 20, 2014 - Feeding The Soil or Feeding The Cow Click the following link to view
 

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