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11 Sep 2018 description

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  • Les données les plus récentes confirment une progression de la faim dans le monde, alors que celle-ci avait longtemps reculé, et donc une inversion de la tendance.
    En 2017, le nombre de personnes sous-alimentées s’établissait, d’après les estimations, à 821 millions – soit environ une personne sur neuf dans le monde.

11 Sep 2018 description
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Global hunger continues to rise, new UN report says

821 million people now hungry and over 150 million children stunted, putting hunger eradication goal at risk

30 Aug 2018 description

There is a direct link between human development and water. This is especially true for rural communities where access to water is a necessity to undertake subsistence agricultural production and to attain a minimum health standard. Many of the world’s rural poor are incredibly reliant on ecosystems in which they inhabit. About 2.5 billion people depend, directly, on farming as a livelihood worldwide, providing food for the world.

25 Aug 2018 description

This study estimates the impact of agricultural research, specifically improved maize seeds varieties, on agricultural productivity and welfare in Uganda using a three-wave panel survey.

First, it looks at the determinants of technology adoption are examined in a dynamic setting that allows for state dependence, in the adoption decision process. The analysis shows that previous adoption is very important in explaining contemporary adoption.

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