Eat your own vegetables! International Pulses Day

Why does International Pulse Day deserve our attention? …Legumes are a subgroup of the vegetable category, grown to obtain only dry grains: broad beans and dried beans, dried peas (whole, split, chick…), lentils (green, red,…

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Bad weather and harvests from North to South

It did not escape you, the rain fell in abundance this summer in Switzerland. Exceptional floods were observed throughout the country. This abnormal weather for the season has an impact on vegetable crops. In parts…

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Millet: food security and climate change

Millet is a cereal, also called millet or sorghum, it is used for human and animal food. Mainly cultivated in Africa and Asia, this very nutritious cereal has many advantages: Able to grow in dry…

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World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought

The term desertification refers to land degradation in arid, semi-arid and dry subhumid zones caused by various factors such as human activities and / or climatic variations. In sub-Saharan Africa, the temperature increase is above…

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