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Editorial (November 2008)

Editorial (November 2008)

Despite rapid assistance given to ailing banks during the recent financial crisis, we report on concerns that policies to address hunger and poverty will not be supported in the same way. The experiences of communities worldwide, whose dependence on common resources and efforts to manage them often go unrecognised, are also highlighted.

Date published: November 2008

Editorial (September 2008)

Editorial (September 2008)

In this edition we report on interesting initiatives to promote potato as an alternative staple in an economic climate where food prices continue to affect the poor. Concerns over global use of water are also highlighted.

Date published: September 2008

Editorial (July 2008)

Editorial (July 2008)

Bumper harvests are predicted for 2008 but high food prices and their impact on the poor is still a concern. In this edition, we take a look at a selection of approaches for raising agricultural productivity.

Date published: July 2008

Editorial (May 2008)

Editorial (May 2008)

As the world continues to be gripped by rising food prices, in this edition we report on recent calls to change farming practices and how that might be achieved.

Date published: May 2008

Editorial (March 2008)

Editorial (March 2008)

With global food reserves at their lowest level for 30 years, food price hikes look set to continue. In this edition of New Agriculturist we report on recent efforts to bring degraded agricultural land back into production.

Date published: March 2008

Editorial (January 2008)

Editorial (January 2008)

With surging demand for feed, food and fuel the world food situation has never been more serious. In this edition of New Agriculturist we review some of the challenges in meeting these demands, including what needs to be done to make agricultural research and development more effective.

Date published: January 2008

Editorial (November 2007)

Editorial (November 2007)

Poverty reduction is closely linked to agricultural production. In this edition we look at ways in which agriculture has helped rehabilitate formerly war-torn countries, as well as the importance of good farming practices in combatting HIV/AIDS, and other projects to improve the livelihoods of rural farmers in developing countries.

Date published: November 2007

Editorial (September 2007)

Editorial (September 2007)

Promotion and protection of agricultural resources are key themes in this edition, through private sector investment and entrepreneurial acumen, as well as institutional and policy support. Providing an overview of the topics, in this issue also provides the highlights of this edition.

Date published: September 2007

Editorial (July 2007)

Editorial (July 2007)

Increasing agricultural productivity and competitiveness, whether in urban or rural areas, through policy and institutional support are key themes in this edition. Providing an overview of the topics covered in this issue, we bring you highlights of this edition.

Date published: July 2007

Editorial (May 2007)

Editorial (May 2007)

Providing alternative livelihood options for rural people and improved animal health services to poor livestock keepers are key themes in this edition. Providing an overview of the topics covered and reviewed in this issue, we bring you highlights of this edition.

Date published: May 2007

 

 

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