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Pasta Hangover

It’s seems to always be the case, when returning from a trip related to CFS, that real life jumps up and decides to add a flurry of complications, hence the delay in writing this post about my trip to Italy.  With that said, I’m going to focus on the UNFAO aspect, as that was by...
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Feeling Happy About Blue

It’s that time again, Nobel Prize time, and several Nobel prizes were awarded today.  A lot of focus has been on the Nobel Peace Prize, rightly awarded to India’s Kailash Satyarthi and Pakistan’s Malala Yousafzai.   If you don’t know who they are, please learn about them.  Despite the barrage of negativity we get about humanity...
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Smelling the Vineyards

With 9 days to go until the Committee on World Food Security Conference (CFS 41), I can almost smell the Vineyards of Rome.  Okay, maybe not so much, but this promises to be an exciting event for CFS nonetheless.  UN bodies, International Agricultural Research Systems, International and Regional Financial Institutions, Private Sector Associations and Private Philanthropic...
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Rockefeller’s Divesting from Fossil Fuels

The Rockefeller’s are pulling out from Big Oil.  Yes, the people who basically created Big Oil in America in the first place are shifting their focus towards renewable energy platforms and investments towards greener solutions, as are many other groups.  It’s nice to know that some of the biggest players in the game of energy...
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Climate Change and CFS

On September 21, NYC was marched upon under the umbrella of Climate Change.  Everyone from hard core climate activists, to run of the mill people who simply want to make sure we don’t ruin the only planet we have, gathered by the thousands to show a force of solidarity, and maybe to wake up leaders...
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