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Advancing Global Food Security: The Power of Science, Trade, and Business

The Chicago Council on Global Affairs released the report, ‘Advancing Global Food Security: The Power of Science, Trade, and Business’, at their recent symposium in Washington, D.C. The report sites reducing loss as an essential element to sustainable intensification of agriculture. The Council also covered postharvest loss in a commentary piece leading up to the event. http://www.thechicagocouncil.org/UserFiles/File/GlobalAgDevelopment/Report/2013_Advancing_Global_Food_Security.pdf

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IRRI Signs Agreement with University of Illinois

The ADM Institute signed an MOU with the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) on October 26th to open doors for collaboration in capacity-building and technology transfer in South Asian postharvest value chains and rice cropping systems. http://irri-news.blogspot.com/2012/10/irri-signs-agreement-with-university-of.html

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Food Price Escalation in South Asia – A Serious and Growing Concern

The Asian Development Bank recently published ‘Food Price Escalation in South Asia – A Serious and Growing Concern‘, examing the reasons for food price increases and the impact of raised food prices on poverty and economic stability in the region. It also provides policy responses, recommendations, and practical solutions. http://www.adb.org/publications/food-price-escalation-south-asia-serious-and-growing-concern

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