Green Guide Sustainable Food Quiz

An interesting quiz posted by National Geographic to test your Earth IQ!

Food, biological diversity and intellectual property: the Role of UPOV

A Graham Dutfield report recently published by the Quaker United Nations Office to stimulate informed debate about UPOV and its system and to help those concerned about biodiversity, food security and agricultural policies.

Call for papers: AJAR.

The African Journal of Agricultural Research (AJAR) is currently accepting manuscripts for publication. AJAR publishes high-quality solicited and unsolicited articles, in English, in all areas of agriculture including arid soil research and rehabilitation, agricultural genomics, stored products research, tree fruit production, pesticide science, post harvest biology and technology, seed science research, irrigation, agricultural engineering, agricultural […]

International PhD Scholarship – Climate Change and Soil Biodiversity: Earthworms as Indicators

Applications are invited for a full-time scholarship available in the School of Built & Natural Environment. The scholarship is tenable for up to 3 years for a PhD (via MPhil route) [subject to satisfactory progress] and is open to international applicants only. UK/EU applicants are not eligible to apply. The scholarship will provide £15000 towards […]

Biodiversity for Food and Agriculture: Contributing to food security and sustainability in a changing world

A report from an expert workshop PAR and FAO jointly convened and addressing the issue of achieving food security sustainability

From the Archives! Earth Worms, The Agriculturalist’s Friends.

  by Jennifer A. Ramsay and Stuart Hill from Macdonald Journal 39(10), 6-8 Oct. 1978 This interesting article talks about the importance of Earthworms dubbed “the intestines of the earth” by Aristotle in the Fourth Century B.C Read this interesting article.