Sustainability

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Brazilian politicians try to bring back CONSEA

By Niamh Michail

Brazilian politicians are trying to bring back the National Council of Food and Nutrition Security (CONSEA), suspending a provisional measure introduced by President Jair Bolsonaro that disbanded it.

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Amaranth reclaims its superfood status in Mexico

By Niamh Michail

Amaranth, Mexico’s native grain is now part of the country's 'basic basket' of goods, an official come-back for this nutritious superfood that was sacred to the Aztecs. We look at how manufacturers can use it in their products.

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Sustainable farming in Paraguay gets US$25m boost

By Niamh Michail

The Green Climate Fund (GCF) will give over US$25 million to projects in Paraguay that combat deforestation, hunger and poverty, and build the country’s climate-change resilience.