Society and well-being

The famous Wageningen University is teaching us how can we integrate among our aims in the development of agronomic research a specific new topic: society and well-being. It is more than clear that agriculture is part of our community culture: local or traditional knowledge!. How can we increase awareness about this heritage, the need to […]

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Contributions of community seed banks

How can we contribute to develop gene banks for Sibiu? Based on empirical evidence from 16 countries, a new article addresses the question of how community seed banks contribute to the establishment of the farmers’ rights, as defined by the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture (ITPGRFA). This meets the demand for good examples […]

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Society and well-being in Wageningen University

Today we are more oriented to understand our role inside communities. An example is offered by the Wageningen University with a topic of research in agronomical sciences. Their topics go further in society and well being. Let’s start think in these terms also for our regions where our students are registered! https://wur.factcards.nl/themes/wur/about-us/scientific-fields/

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Fixing the global food system after coronavirus

CGIAR is already looking how to improve the food system after COVID pandemia. All countries have been affected and the resilience of each of them is highly depending on the cooperation among different partners. We need partnership development and more https://www.cgiar.org/news-events/news/fixing-the-global-food-system-after-coronavirus  

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China plugs unproven traditional medicines

China plugs unproven traditional medicines The Chinese government is heavily promoting traditional medicines as treatments for COVID-19. The remedies, a major part of China’s health-care system, are even being sent to countries including Iran and Italy as international aid. But scientists outside China say it is dangerous to support therapies that have yet to be proven […]

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