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Feeding the mind and body

May 26, 2014 - 10:55 AM

An International Rice Research Institute program aims to teach young schoolchildren the importance of nutrition and food security

FOR STARTERS. Seeds were given to select schools in order to give them a headstart. Photo by Adrienne Villaruel/Rappler

Thai rice woes rebound on crisis-hit government

Feb 12, 2014 - 1:26 PM

A rice subsidy scheme which paid farmers up to 50 percent above market rates helped sweep Shinawatra to power in 2011 but now appears to be unravelling

RICE WOES. This file picture taken on September 29, 2011 shows a worker sorting rice bags inside a ship at the Asian Peninsula Corporation Limited (APC) factory in Bangkok. Nicolas Asfouri/AFP/FILES

Poverty reduction: What works, what doesn’t

May 04, 2013 - 8:30 AM

In addressing poverty and development issues there are no miracle cures

Tackle rising population, consumption: science academies

Jun 14, 2012 - 10:04 AM

The world s science academies on Thursday June 14 warned the upcoming Rio Summit that Earth faced a dangerous double whammy posed by voracious consumption and a population explosion