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Pulses for weight management

Nutrition guide to highlight the weight-loss benefits of eating pulses. Written by leading nutritionist Leslie Beck and referencing research in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 

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Adopting a Territorial Approach to Food Security and Nutrition Policy

Many policies to combat food insecurity have neglected to take into account the territorial dimension of this issue. The nature of food insecurity varies significantly across urban and rural regions as well as across different territories. If policies are to be effective, they must also reflect...

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The UWA Institute of Agriculture Newsletter

This issue of the Newsletter of the University of Western Australia includes several articles on pulses, linking to the UN 2016 International Year of Pulses.

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E-Government in Support of Sustainable Development

The UN E-Government Survey 2016 on “E-Government in Support of Sustainable Development” offers a snapshot of trends in the development of e-government in countries across the globe. According to the Survey more governments are embracing information and communication technologies (ICTs) to deliver...
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Local Food for Global Future

Nowadays it is generally recognized that the post World War II industrial agriculture and food in Western countries was succesful with regard to profit, but unsuccesful with respect to people and planet. The underlying structure was a linear economy and a poor interpretation of the...

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Innovative markets for sustainable agriculture

Between 2013 and 2015, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the French National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA) undertook a survey of innovative approaches that enable markets to act as incentives in the transition towards sustainable agriculture in...

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Neglecting legumes has compromised human health and sustainable food production

The United Nations declared 2016 as the International Year of Pulses (grain legumes) under the banner ‘nutritious seeds for a sustainable future’. A second green revolution is required to ensure food and nutritional security in the face of global climate change. Grain legumes provide an...

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