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What is food?

I just listened to a rather interesting talk by Professor Michael Pollan (Berkeley University), and he has got me thinking about the very sources of food. 291 more words

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ILRI vacancy: Project Leader - Livestock Scientist (Closing: 20 February 2015)

International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) seeks to recruit a Project Leader – Livestock Scientist to manage an IFAD/EC –funded project in East DR Congo and Burundi in close collaboration with other senior project staff and the technical advisory group; ensuring full integration with the Humidtropics CRP. 718 more words

Agriculture

New Year's Resolutions

The New Year has come and passed.

Like every new year, I make New Year’s resolutions. I know that there are people out there who don’t believe in New Year’s resolutions because it has never really worked for them. 452 more words

University Of London International Programmes

Course Review: Development Studies and African Studies at SOAS

Written by Tomas Zak

When choosing what course I wanted to do at undergraduate level, I wanted to strike a balance between the practical part of my degree, which I thought would get me a job (Development Studies) and my own personal interests (African Studies), but I eventually realised this was a false distinction. 849 more words

Experiences

Humanity at risk after four environment health boundaries crossed: New study

Drylands in Kenya (photo credit: ILRI/Andrew Mude).

In the face of rising threats from climate change, global environmental degradation and the need to help humanity deal with these, the planetary boundaries concept was proposed as one that will define a ‘safe planetary operating space’ for humanity. 502 more words

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LSE Public Discussion: 'After Snowden' (Recordings)

What are the implications of surveillance, big data, malware and hacking for individuals and societies? What conversations do we need to have about the rules of cyberspace? 119 more words

Opinion

Highlighting research impact at the LSE

Working as a freelance consultant, I helped to generate content for the London School of Economics’ research impact website, including writing summaries of the impact of various academics in areas including macroeconomic policy, regulation of markets, education impacts and public policy impacts. 27 more words