Nutrition & Health

Can we reduce malaria by luring malaria mosquitoes?

Synthetic rice odour blend lures gravid malaria mosquitoes

The increased use of irrigation in sub-Saharan Africa has benefited the Anopheles arabiensis mosquito – an important malaria vector – particularly in rice paddies. A research team led from the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences now shows that rice odours attract females, and elicit egg laying.

The 2030 Agenda and Ecosystems - New report

The 2030 Agenda and Ecosystems - A discussion paper on the links between the Aichi Biodiversity Targets and the Sustainable Development Goals.

New report by Torbjörn Ebenhard from CBM; and Maria Schultz and Tristan D. Tyrrell from SwedBio.

Antimicrobials in the livestock sector discussed at CFS event co-organized with SLU

Antimicrobial resistance in the livestock sector is an emerging global threat associated with extensive non-rational use of antimicrobials.

Student-led Initiatives Aim to Promote Agriculture on U.S. Campuses

Across the United States, students are developing initiatives to promote agriculture and increase access to healthy food on campus.