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January 2016 Violent Extremist Organizations (VEOs) and Security Related Incidents in Mali

By Rida Lyammouri

07 January 2016: Gunmen abducted a Swiss woman identified as Beatrice Stockly in Timbuktu. Al-Qa’ida in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) claimed responsibility in a video the group released on January 26th, 2016. 768 mots de plus

Northern Mali

West Africa: The War On Extremism Is Not Yet Won

WOUTER ELSEN (PHOTO) – Ouagadougou

While the world frets over the spread of violent extremism through the Middle East and the Gulf, there is a tendency to turn a blind eye to the menace of ongoing violence in more remote regions such as the Sahel or Lake Chad Basin. 1 822 mots de plus


Moringa seed material can give a more efficient water purification process (Science Daily)

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Better Water Purification With Seeds from Moringa Trees

Seeds from Moringa oleifera trees can be used to purify water. Uppsala University leads a research group which has discovered that seed material can give a more efficient purification process than conventional synthetic materials in use today. 85 mots de plus


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How thirsty trees pull water to their canopies

Photo credit: Science Daily

Water can be pulled up to as much as 45 feet — well above the barometric limit — overturning the theory proposed by seventeenth century Italian physicist and mathematician Evangelista Torricelli which has stood for the last 400 years. 87 mots de plus

Research / Science

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Agriculture production will need to increase by 70 percent to meet food requirements of growing world population (Food Politics / FAO)

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“Climate-smart” agriculture: FAO report

by Marion Nestle

The role of agriculture in causing and becoming affected by climate change is, to say the least, of much current interest.  110 mots de plus

Food / Food Security

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FAO: agriculture in developing countries must become ‘climate-smart’ to cope with the twin challenges of climate change and population growth (UN News Centre)

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New York, Oct 28 2010 10:05AM

A new United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization ( 339 mots de plus


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Food security and disasters caused by all types of natural hazards

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A parched field in Kenya. Drought is especially devastating to sub-Saharan agriculture.

Surge in climate change-related disasters poses growing threat to food security… 282 mots de plus


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