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March 13, 2018 0 By Duncan Green

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Huge crop experiment in China: Decade-long study involving 21 million smallholders shows how evidence-based approaches can improve food security and reduce GHG emissions. ‘As a result of the intervention, farmers were $12.2 billion better off.’

Cancer kills more people in developing countries than AIDS, malaria, and tuberculosis combined. But, with Africa receiving only 5% of global funding for cancer prevention and control, the disease is outpacing efforts to contain it.

Six academic writing habits that will boost productivity. (the seventh is not wasting time on links round-ups…..)

Dilbert on clarity v jargonMore jargon and acronyms please

Top 10 zombie statistics. This is largely UK-centric – time for a development version? Here’s a start

Malaria Must Die. Brilliant new 2 minute film from Aardman (of Wallace and Gromit fame). Strikes just the right balance between wit and message ht James Whiting