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“There Is No Such Thing as a Free Lunch”

“There Is No Such Thing as a Free Lunch” Marie Haga | Marie's Corner It’s still so early in the year, but already I’m quite sure we have just witnessed one of it highlights: a lunch with the Crop…

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“Foreign” Crops - From Maize to Mangoes - Dominate National Food Consumption & Farming Practices Worldwide

“Foreign” Crops - From Maize to Mangoes - Dominate National Food Consumption & Farming Practices Worldwide Nearly 70% of the crops contributing calories, fat, and protein in a country’s diet…

‘Faraway’ Conflicts Hit Closer to Home Than You Think (Like in Your Larder)

‘Faraway’ Conflicts Hit Closer to Home Than You Think (Like in Your Larder) A new study has shown that over 70 percent of the wild relatives of our domesticated food crops are…

Zinc-Biofortified Wheat: Harnessing Genetic Diversity for Improved Nutritional Quality

Zinc-Biofortified Wheat: Harnessing Genetic Diversity for Improved Nutritional Quality SCIENCE BRIEF: BIOFORTIFICATION | NO.1 As one of the world’s major staple food crops, wheat is consumed by 35%…

Zinc wheat being harvested in India. Photo: T Krupnik/CIMMYT

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe, formerly Rhodesia, has a population of over 14 million. Despite the agricultural sector declining dramatically in the early 21st century, it is still an important sector of the country’s…

Zambia

Zambia has a population of over 15 million people. Zambia’s economy depends heavily on mining, in particular the mining of copper. Agriculture is a relatively poorly developed industry. Although…

Your Morning Coffee - It Isn't an Unlimited Resource

Your Morning Coffee - It Isn't an Unlimited Resource 1 October 2017 - On World Coffee Day, Crop Trust Executive Director, Marie Haga, pens an opinion piece in Business Green, warning that our daily…

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