Every Friday we’ll round up the most interesting, inspiring or funny stories we came across while conducting research for our news stories. This week: The urban agriculture movement could help feed our future.
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Sahel facing major food crisis in 2012, warns EU aid commissioner
Humanitarian aid chief urges immediate action as 7 million face food shortages ahead of further anticipated shortfalls
Transforming Human Waste Into Resources
Holy Crap! is a documentary film about how human waste is creating a bright new future for Haiti. It asks how First World issues might be addressed by a similar process.
Biomass is the next biofuel ‘land grab’ on tropical forests, warn campaigners
Just as biofuels have gobbled up farmland that should have been growing food, so the push on biomass by Monsanto, Cargill and others will see an ‘unprecedented’ grab on land, plants and biodiverse-rich forests.
Sponsored Infographic: How to Make Eco-Friendly Rum
Can making rum make a difference in the environment as well?
Dirkje Koene is a copywriter for Fairfood International.
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