Food security

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Lab-grown food is no way to nourish the planet | Letters
Letters: Sue Branford, Richard Middleton and Ian Healey respond to an article by George Monbiot suggesting that technology and precision fermentation could end our reliance on farming

28, Nov, 2022 @5:40 PM

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Kyiv opens Grain from Ukraine scheme to get food to Africa’s poorest countries
Programme to subsidise exports of grain to poor and hungry countries launched on anniversary of Ukraine’s Holodomor famine

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic Editor

26, Nov, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Embrace what may be the most important green technology ever. It could save us all | George Monbiot
Never mind the yuck factor: precision fermentation could produce new staple foods, and end our reliance on farming, says Guardian columnist George Monbiot

George Monbiot

24, Nov, 2022 @2:41 PM

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Erdoğan confident Russia-Ukraine grain deal will continue
Turkish president raises hopes over pact to allow exports via Black Sea, bringing relief to world’s poorest countries

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic Editor

16, Nov, 2022 @9:43 AM

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UK must act over poverty, housing and equal rights, says UN body
Human rights council makes more than 300 recommendations with many coming from less well-off countries

Robert Booth Social affairs correspondent

15, Nov, 2022 @7:35 PM

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Can the world feed 8bn people sustainably?
Food production is a major factor in the climate crisis and still millions of people go hungry. Here are some potential solutions

Weronika Strzyżyńska

15, Nov, 2022 @11:00 AM

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Russia will rejoin UN grain corridor from Ukraine in humiliating U-turn
Moscow’s climbdown comes two days after large convoy of ships moved record tonnage despite warnings

Peter Beaumont and Andrew Roth in Moscow

02, Nov, 2022 @3:41 PM

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Ukraine ships out record tonnage of grain despite Russia spurning scheme
Large convoy of vessels sets sail from Odesa as Moscow warns doing so without its approval is ‘risky’

Peter Beaumont

31, Oct, 2022 @2:21 PM

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Global health at mercy of fossil fuel addiction, warn scientists
Reliance on oil and gas worsening climate impacts and compounding food, energy and cost of living crises

Damian Carrington Environment editor

25, Oct, 2022 @10:30 PM

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‘Everything’s gone up’: soaring inflation hits Malawi’s market trade
Farmers, entrepreneurs and sellers are struggling as rises in fuel and fertiliser prices make it harder to cover costs

Charles Pensulo in Thyolo

25, Oct, 2022 @6:45 AM

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‘Enough to feed a family of four’: Kenyans embrace urban farming as food worries rise
Facing supply shortages, price hikes and the prevalent use of dangerous pesticides, city-dwellers are turning to homegrown food

Caroline Kimeu in Nairobi

17, Oct, 2022 @6:15 AM

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‘Overlapping shocks’ are undoing efforts to end hunger in Africa, UN warns
Urgent aid response needed as climate crisis, Covid, local conflicts and soaring fuel prices push millions more into hunger

Fred Harter in Addis Ababa

11, Oct, 2022 @10:03 AM

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