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Producing food for humans: Tackling competition for freshwater use between crop and animal production

Global demand for livestock products is expected to double by 2050 resulting from population growth, urbanization and rising incomes. The major part of the increase will take place in developing countries. 91 more words


A new project initiated to manage short-lived climate pollutant emissions from livestock manure

Reducing emissions of short-lived climate pollutants (SLCPs) has the potential to decrease the effects of climate change in the near future, while also reducing human health risks. 338 more words


ILRI supported initiative seeks more productive and better managed rangelands

This poster, prepared for the ILRI@40 series of events, explains the objectives and activities of the International Land Coalition’s Rangelands Initiative. The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) gives technical support to the initiative, which is supporting governments and other actors in Africa to influence the development of enabling policy and legislation for productive and sustainable rangeland use. 48 more words


On Entrepreneurship | CEO and Founder of Markit, Lance Uggla

‘Know a little bit of everything’ was one among several nuggets of entrepreneurial wisdom delivered Markit founder and CEO, Lance Uggla. On Tuesday 25th November, LSE’s Sheikh Zayed theatre hosted the first instalment of this years ‘Entrepreneurship Matters’ series. 542 more words


A conversation with the Lord Chief Justice


Not me, of course. I’ve been in Court in front of him once, but that couldn’t really have been described as a dialogue, let alone a conversation. 699 more words

Beginning at the end

Today is the last day of my first term at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) in the Masters of Science in Development Studies program. 1,136 more words