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CRISPR Access, Counterinsurgency, and Wild Crops

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Global Food for Thought by Julia Whiting

Check out our round up of the week's top news and research in food, agriculture, and global development!

An Indian farmer sits on his tractor at a demonstration.
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Food and Agriculture

Food Security and Climate Mitigation as Counterinsurgency

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Global Food for Thought by Julia Whiting

If left unmitigated, hunger- and climate change-induced suffering in both Afghanistan and Haiti will likely exacerbate current political instability and conflict.

Afghan woman receives a box of food.
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Food and Agriculture

Climate Famine, Seeds, and a Land Survey

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Check out our round up of the week's top stories in food, agriculture, and global development!

cow and farmer
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Food and Agriculture

Strategic Leniency, Golden Rice, and a Fertilizer Ban

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Our weekly round up the top news and research in food, agriculture, and global development.

A farmer in India burns paddy waste.
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Food and Agriculture

In China, Seeds are the New Semiconductors

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Global Food for Thought by Andrea Durkin

Chinese officials have elevated food security as a policy priority, and they're taking seeds seriously.

China seeds
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Food and Agriculture

Superweeds, Dams, and Weedkilling Robots

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An Iraqi farmer stands in a dry field.
Reuters
Food and Agriculture

Amaranth, Brain Food, and a Diversified Database

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A woman shells pineapples in India
Jayanta Shaw
Food and Agriculture

China's Policies Will Reshape the Global Food System Long Past COVID-19

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Global Food for Thought by Andrea Durkin

China is looking beyond the current environment to shape the global food system for its own food security.

chinese food market
Food and Agriculture

The Pig Pandemic, Reforestation, & Fraudulent Seeds

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Pigs in their enclosure in the Dominican Republic
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Food and Agriculture

Pre-Summit Protests, Booming Beehives, & Costly Coffee

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Global Food for Thought by Julia Whiting

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Urban beekeepers in New York City replenish a hive.
Shannon Stapleton
Food and Agriculture