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Commentary/Forest communities find new ways to tackle future agricultural challenges

The Majang people in Ethiopia are facing challenges that resonate through the country’s food production system. Via a mapping exercise, they visualise differences between where development is heading and where the community wants to go, with lessons for agricultural development on a national level.

WRITTEN BY Marika Haeggman
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Feature/Moving from “doing less badly” to “sustainability”

It’s time to start thinking about development that benefits both people and the planet. It’s time to talk about transformation, and changing the way we change.

WRITTEN BY Marika Haeggman
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Opinion/Global goals need African voices

Farmers hold the key to fulfilling global goals on hunger and poverty. How can we build a more food-secure future in Africa?

WRITTEN BY David Collste & Maylat Mesfin
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Feature/Rediscovering local wild food in South Africa’s Western Cape

Dutch colonists introduced commercial farming techniques to the region more than 300 years ago. Today, local wild food activists are working with communities to reintroduce endemic edible plants into the local food system, recover long-lost food heritages, and potentially help save the threatened biodiversity of the Cape.

WRITTEN BY Megan Lindow
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News/5 research reads for resilience thinking

Climate and conservation, managing the global commons, pollution and cities make it to the top of the list for resilience reads from the recent scientific research literature. Owen Gaffney shares new "essential reading" for anyone interested applying resilience thinking in global development.

WRITTEN BY Owen Gaffney
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Commentary/A pro-microbial state of mind

Microbes are not the enemy. They are vital co-inhabitants of our planet and bodies – and essential for health and well-being.

WRITTEN BY Peter Søgaard Jørgensen & Marika Haeggman
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Opinion/How to eat for health and for a healthy planet

The discussions at next week’s fourth meeting of the Stockholm Food Forum will be the basis of a recipe to improve people’s health and the planet’s.

WRITTEN BY Johan Rockström
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Feature/How Hin Lad Nai’s farming saved a forest and its poetry changed international policy

A tiny community of farmers in northern Thailand caring for their traditional land, biodiversity, and culture fought the government and won. They influenced international policies governing biodiversity to use their practices at home, and continue to defend them.

WRITTEN BY Viveca Mellegård
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Opinion/Four shifts to a more desirable (and delicious) food future

The ways in which we eat and produce our food are unsustainable from both environmental and public health perspectives. We need to see a drastic and inspirational shift in the world's food system.