Implementation of Transgenic Foods Clash with Integrating Aboriginal Sources of Knowledge

DAWN – Delegates of the Committee on Science and Technology for Development (CSTD) are off to a strong start in the initial talks on the role of science, technology and innovation in ensuring food security. Talks of incorporating the research … Continue reading Implementation of Transgenic Foods Clash with Integrating Aboriginal Sources of Knowledge

For Developing Nations, Scale Matters in Agriculture

CNN – Consensus is a cornerstone of building scientific knowledge and at the Commission on Science and Technology for Development, the ongoing UN conference, it was quickly reached: the world must address food insecurity. However, the consensus over how to address the pressing issue is less certain as developed and developing nations express conflicting views. One issue has the potential to jeopardize the consensus: the scale of agriculture. Developing states like Thailand worry that efforts to spread agricultural practices common in Western nations, such as large-scale farming, will threaten the livelihood of their largely rural populations. The representative from El … Continue reading For Developing Nations, Scale Matters in Agriculture

UN Committee On Science And Technology Looks To ‘Strong Players’ For Guidance

BREITBART – The Committee on Science and Technology for Development (CSTD) almost unanimously voted to begin talks on the role of science, technology, innovation in ensuring food security after hearing from the strong voices of the delegates from the United … Continue reading UN Committee On Science And Technology Looks To ‘Strong Players’ For Guidance