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22.11.2017

Humans vs robots : who will gain the upper hand? / Dinyar Godrej... [et al.]

Today many would describe automation as a tsunami. The pace of change is accelerating, affecting our jobs, privacy, notions of governance and, increasingly, promising a rigid technocratic future. At times, it seems like technology itself will dictate how we live, rather than playing a subordinate,...

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17.11.2017

Les paysans nigérians ne peuvent pas lutter seuls contre la désertification

Il est temps que le gouvernement nigérian redouble d’efforts pour éviter que la désertification tourne à la catastrophe
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1.11.2017

Food security means seed security

Seed is the most important input for crop farmers the world over. But how the farmers get to their seed is just as diversified as the world’s cultures themselves. Practices range from the Nepalese self-supplier to sophisticated propagation systems...
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23.10.2017

Criminalizing Environmental Activism

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6.10.2017

Landgrabbing in Kambodscha

Dieser Film ist das erste Produkt einer Recherchereise der NachDenkSeiten-Mitarbeiter Lars Bauer und Jens Berger nach Kambodscha in Kooperation mit der Welthungerhilfe.
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6.10.2017

Landgrabbing: David gegen Goliath

Bestechliche Politiker, eine schlecht organisierte Zivilgesellschaft und fruchtbarer Boden: Für Agrarunternehmen ist Sierra Leone das Paradies. Wenige unabhängige Bauern wie Mohammed Kaneh sind geblieben. Wie die Welthungerhilfe diese Bauern...
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6.10.2017

The great land rush – Ethiopia: The billionaire's farm

Across the globe, investors are betting billions on land. Tom Burgis reports from Ethiopia, where a tycoon has planted a vast rice farm in soils tainted by years of conflict.

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22.11.2017

Humans vs robots : who will gain the upper hand? / Dinyar Godrej... [et al.]

Today many would describe automation as a tsunami. The pace of change is accelerating, affecting our jobs, privacy, notions of governance and, increasingly, promising a rigid technocratic future. At times, it seems like technology itself will dictate how we live, rather than playing a subordinate,...

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10.3.2016

Food speculation: need for regulation

Speculation with food generates huge price swings, which can have dramatic consequences especially for the poorest in the global South.
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20.12.2012

Olivier de Schutter on food speculation

If food security is to be guaranteed, we must fight financial speculation with agricultural products, says Olivier de Schutter, UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food. In the following an interview.
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12.12.2012

Backtracking on biofuels

Biofuels were immensely popular some years ago. At last, we could drive our cars without harming the climate! And yet its environmental and developmental problems have long been known. Politicians are only now beginning to react.

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