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Kofi Annan promotes health-giving orange flesh sweet potato

August 18th, 2015 / YouTube.com

Noah Nash, B4FA Fellow from Ghana, reports: Former UN Secretary General, Dr. Kofi Annan has advised children and pregnant women to consume more sweet potatoes to get the nutrients they need – especially from the orange ones. See …

Fish farming now a big hit in Africa

August 7th, 2015 / IPS

The rising fish farming trend comes at a time when the New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) has been on record as calling for initiatives such as fish farming to be replicated in order for Africa to harness the full potential of its fisheries in order to strengthen national economies, …

Nutrition professionals need to enter conversation on GMOs

July 27th, 2015 / Nutrevolve, UK

Discussion of how we can leverage genetic engineering for better health, nutrition and research and suggests nutrition professionals should get more interested in this technology, and encourage a political/regulatory system (and more importantly, a public) that allows for the tools of genetic engineering to be applied to our food, beyond …