Nibbles: Costich, GHUs, Locusts, Brachiaria, Fruits & veggies, Ag data, Agroecology

  1. Dr Costich’s Odyssey.
  2. CGIAR Germplasm Health Units: Between the Scylla of spreading pests and diseases and the Charybdis of getting stuff out to genebank users too slowly.
  3. Turning insects into food
  4. Feeding cattle under the Congolese sun.
  5. Plenty of intoxicating fruits out there besides lotus.
  6. Weaving a web of data for food security.
  7. Europe heeds the siren song of agroecology.

Brainfood: GBIF, CWR hotspots, Feralization, Gene editing, Japanese seeds, Campesino maize, Tunisian wheat, Dietary diversity, Seed storage, GHUs

Nibbles: Bangladeshi gardens, Rambo root, Invasive hybrids, Pomologia, CWR, Genebanks, Deforestation, Agroecology, Post-2020, Intergenerational justice

  1. Floating gardens are a solution.
  2. Cassava is a solution.
  3. Eco-fusion is a solution.
  4. Art is a solution.
  5. Crop wild relatives are a solution.
  6. Genebanks are a solution.
  7. Understanding the effect of agricultural commodities on forests is a solution.
  8. My agroecology is a solution, but not your agroecology.
  9. 2021 will be a solution.
  10. Long-term thinking is the solution.

Brainfood: Bird shit, Ancient Greece, Maize adaptation, Resistant peanut, Adaptive variation, Crop models, AA bananas, Wild wheat, Wild tomatoes, Switchgrass diversity, Phytosanitation, Rice breeding, Seeds 4 Needs double, Wild palm, Threatened biodiversity