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IIED: How climate change threatens food security of urban poor

Policies to increase food security in the global South focus too much on rural food production and not enough on ensuring poor people can access and afford food, especially in urban areas, says a report published by the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED). It warns that climate change will only make this policy gap worse, because climate change impacts will ...

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African nations accused of undermining food sovereignty

African governments have been accused of being complacent about the “covert” activities of the biotechnology industry to undermine food sovereignty on the continent. According to participants at a workshop held in Abuja, the policy frameworks for biotechnology in most African countries are either non-existent, weak or subject to manipulation by multinational corporations promoting genetically-modified organisms (GMOs), and acting in alliance ...

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