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Juhie Bhatia

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Public Health Editor

South Asian-Canadian, I am passionate about global health issues, especially as they relate to women. I've worked as a health reporter and editor for over 10 years, and have studied journalism and nutrition. I'm currently the Public Health Editor of Global Voices Online, as well as the Managing Editor of Women's eNews.

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28 November 2011

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Bangladesh: Climate Change to Increase Hunger and Malnutrition

As governments gear up for COP17, which starts today, experts are warning that among climate change's greatest consequences in developing countries are the risks to the agriculture sector, including an...

25 August 2011

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Somalia: Food Security Emergency Spreads Despite Aid

As the Horn of Africa deals with what the Food and Agriculture Organization is calling the “most severe food security emergency in the world today,” experts warn that conditions in...

18 May 2011

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Ethiopia: Are “Land Grab” Deals a Path to Food Security?

The push by multinational corporations and foreign governments in recent years to obtain fertile land in African countries, such as Ethiopia, has spurred debate. Will the move will lead to...

15 April 2011

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Is Empowering Women Key to Eradicating Global Hunger?

As global food prices continue to remain high, with potential increases on the horizon because of soaring oil prices and supply concerns, experts says that there is one often-overlooked solution...

8 October 2010

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Can We Halve Global Hunger by 2015?

World leaders from some 140 countries gathered at a United Nations Summit in New York from September 20-22 to discuss the best approaches for achieving eight poverty-reducing goals by 2015....

13 September 2010

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Nigeria: Oil Wealth Flows, Hunger Persists

As the BP oil spill in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico and its aftermath continue to make headlines, the catastrophe has also brought a little global media attention to the...

10 September 2010

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Russia: Wheat Export Ban Triggers Worldwide Panic

A new Russian ban on grain exports, including wheat, has created a panic over how the move will impact wheat prices and food security. Russia is among the world's top...

18 August 2010

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Paraguay: Soaring Soybean Production Prompts Clashes

As the global demand for soy rises, Paraguay has become the world's fastest-growing producer of the crop. But with resulting riches have also come battles over land rights and environmental...

30 July 2010

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Global Threat of Wheat Killer Rises

The risk posed by a fungus that is deadly to the world's second largest crop, wheat, continues to rise. The killer fungus, called Ug99, causes stem rust disease, which can...

25 July 2010

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Africa's Hunger Hardships Spur Biotech Debate

Many solutions have been proposed to help combat hunger in Africa, but one in particular remains controversial: biotechnology. Many experts suggest that genetically modified organisms could help ensure food security....

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