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Can science help improve food security?
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Can science help improve food security?

September 23rd, 2014 | by MuslimScience
by Lazarus Sauti     This humble pen picked from Jan Piotrowski, specialist in science and technology issues, says food security is an issue that touches all aspects of the sustainable development agenda, from agriculture and...
Featured Essay no.2: Islam, Science and Islamic Moderation
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Featured Essay no.2: Islam, Science and Islamic Moderation

September 9th, 2014 | by MuslimScience
By Ingrid Margarita Florez Fortich The relationship between religion and science is a very controversial one. The antagonism between Christianity and science is well known and documented, being the case of Galileo Galilei and...
Ebola threatens food security in West Africa: FAO
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Ebola threatens food security in West Africa: FAO

September 3rd, 2014 | by MuslimScience
By Isla Binnie and Emma Farge The world’s worst Ebola epidemic has endangered harvests and sent food prices soaring in West Africa, the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) said on Tuesday, warning the problem would...
Featured Essay no.1: Innovating Foodscapes
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Featured Essay no.1: Innovating Foodscapes

September 2nd, 2014 | by MuslimScience
By: Saher Hasnain The sustainability, health and ethics of the global food system are an increasingly relevant topic of research and policy. Changes in the world’s food system have been incredibly dramatic in the past few...
Traditional Farming Practices for Enhanced Food Security
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Traditional Farming Practices for Enhanced Food Security

September 2nd, 2014 | by MuslimScience
By Chika Ezeanya Ph.D. The current definition of food security explains the concept as, the availability of food to individuals within national boundaries. That definition in some way, mandates governments to encourage...
GMOs and food security in the Islamic world
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GMOs and food security in the Islamic world

September 2nd, 2014 | by MuslimScience
By Sameh Soror Humankind is facing big challenges in the form of Energy, water, poverty, education etc. The first millennium development goal (MDGs) as identified by the UN , was eradicating extreme poverty and hunger. To...
Changing Dynamics of Food Security
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Changing Dynamics of Food Security

September 2nd, 2014 | by MuslimScience
by Fatimah Mohamed Arshad Divides in Muslim World The World Summit on Food Security (1996), defines food security as “when all people at all times have access to sufficient, safe, nutritious food to maintain a healthy and...
A Red Alert for Yellow Rust
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A Red Alert for Yellow Rust

September 2nd, 2014 | by MuslimScience
By Paula Hammond It may look harmless – pretty even – but in the wheat belt that stretches from Morocco to Turkey, it’s a sign of ruined crops and dashed hopes. It’s known as yellow rust, but to farmers in the...
Food Security in the Muslim World
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Food Security in the Muslim World

September 2nd, 2014 | by MuslimScience
Welcome to Muslim-Science.com’s exciting issue on “Science & Food Security in the Muslim World.” According to WHO, food security is “when all people at all times have access to sufficient, safe, nutritious food to...
AUBMC doctors conduct first virtually-augmented surgery in the region
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AUBMC doctors conduct first virtually-augmented surgery in the region

April 23rd, 2014 | by MuslimScience
The first virtually augmented surgery in the Middle East and only the third outside of the United States was conducted last week at AUBMC as part of the Global Smile Foundation (GSF) MENA mission in Lebanon in collaboration with...