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Nutrition, health and food security
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The agriculture for development sector must begin “nourishing” families with nutrition-sensitive interventions instead of focusing on “feeding,” says Lindiwe Majele Sibanda.

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Sustainable agricultural practices are key to feeding the global population in the face of climate change said Environmentalist Mark Lynas.

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Maricelis Acevedo, newly appointed associate director for science for the Delivering Genetic Gain in Wheat project left her island home of Puerto Rico in 2003 to pursue a career as a pathologist and has been traveling the world ever since.

Nutrition, health and food security
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Wheat scientists visit Washington to receive honor, detail research successes at American Association for the Advancement of Science meeting.

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A recent gathering of more than 600 scientists highlighted the complexity of wheat as a crop and emphasized the key role wheat research plays in ensuring global food security.

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Women who show significant leadership potential receive the Women of Triticum Award at the Borlaug Global Rust Initiative Conference.

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Scientist Denise Costich describes her experience as a judge in the contest to find “The World’s Largest Maize Ear” held in Jala, Nayarit, Mexico.

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Wheat farmers are facing troubles on various fronts, particularly the threat of devastating disease.

Nutrition, health and food security

If we are to be truly successful in improving the lives of farmers and consumers in the developing world, we need to base our interventions on the best evidence available.

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In high school, Jessica Rutkoski was similar to many girls who suffer from the tedium and complexity of high school arithmetic – she avoided it.

Nutrition, health and food security
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An irrigation project in Ethiopia uses industrial runoff from a brewery to nourish wheat crops, diverting it from a nearby river and protecting the health of local residents.