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According to The State of the Food Security and Nutrition in the World released last year (SOFI 2018), global hunger and malnutrition has increased considerably since 2016, reaching 821 million undernourished people – approximately one person out of every nine in the world.

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The global increase in the proportion of land cultivated with pollinator‐dependent crops implies increased reliance on pollination services. Yet agricultural practices themselves can profoundly affect pollinator supply and pollination.

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There is limited literature that describes adoption and which factors influence innovations to improve water management for potato-based systems in the Andean Region.

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Es una raíz andina con múltiples beneficios que la convierten en un alimento apto para diabéticos. En la Argentina, el INTA Salta y la cooperativa El Sol evalúan su potencial productivo y avanzan en alternativas para su uso. Fue incluido en el Codex Alimentarius.
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Recent policies of agriculture based on intense mechanisation, excessive use of external inputs (water, energy, fertilisers, pesticides etc) and mono-crop farming has resulted in soil degradation, reduced biodiversity and increased economic risk for European farmers.
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Farmers also need to find ways to add value to their product by improving the process of washing, fermenting and drying coffee beans. Cooperatives can add value by providing marketing, financial and entrepreneurship development.