Monthly Archives: May 2013

Disrupted journey, desiccated plants, plant breeding, food circles and more

University of Missouri How much tolerance does a plant have for drought? Or a traveller for disruption? Quite a lot for the latter it seems as leaving Columbia, Missouri for Toronto last month, I had one of those nightmare journeys … Continue reading

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SQUEEZED – Life in a Time of Food Price Volatility

That’s the title of a new research report from Oxfam and the Institute for Development Studies. It chronicles the effects, five years on, of increased food prices and food price volatility upon poor people in low and middle income countries … Continue reading

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