Fresh Water availability – a looming crisis for this century?

Provision of fresh water is one of the key basic needs for a growing world population. There is much discussion in many circles about food security and how best to provide enough food for a future human population vastly bigger than today. However, to what extent is the concern regarding water provision held up onContinue reading “Fresh Water availability – a looming crisis for this century?”

A Change of Focus for the UN

You are excused if you do not know that this year is the United Nations International Year of Soils in the same way that you would be excused if you were not aware that 2014 was the International Year of Family Farming. It has not been terribly well advertised. This is certainly true if you live inContinue reading “A Change of Focus for the UN”