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Mereia Volavola

Pacific agribusiness ventures – the secret of success

Mereia Volavola, Chief Executive Officer of the Pacific Island Private Sector Organisation, argues the case for developing agribusiness to shape a better future for island communities in the Pacific region.


The lasting impact of malnutrition

Roger Thurow, journalist and author of The First 1,000 Days, outlines why it is time to take greater action to combat malnutrition.

One in four children are stunted due to undernutrition. This is one in four youngsters that are unable to fulfil their potential. This global burden can no longer be ignored as Roger Thurow, senior fellow at the Chicago Council of Global Affairs explains.


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Christophe Noisette

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GMO and food security: a dangerous illusion

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