World Food Day 2019

From crop domestication, to fisheries, to crop and livestock disease, to agricultural policy - a collection of 15 articles from Nature Ecology & Evolution.

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The global burden of pathogens and pests on major food crops

Synchronized failure of global crop production

The complexity of sustainable diets

Focus rural land policies on ecosystem services, not agriculture

Global change in marine aquaculture production potential under climate change

Towards a greener Common Agricultural Policy

An inside view on pesticide policy

Waves of endemic foot-and-mouth disease in eastern Africa suggest feasibility of proactive vaccination approaches

The use and domestication of Theobroma cacao during the mid-Holocene in the upper Amazon

Ecological networks reveal resilience of agro-ecosystems to changes in farming management

Linked sustainability challenges and trade-offs among fisheries, aquaculture and agriculture

Changing the agriculture and environment conversation

Productive instability of coral reef fisheries after climate-driven regime shifts

Rapid and lasting gains from solving illegal fishing

A western Sahara centre of domestication inferred from pearl millet genomes

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Patrick Goymer

Chief Editor, Nature Ecology & Evolution

Patrick joined Nature Publishing Group in 2005 as an Assistant Editor at Nature Reviews Genetics and Nature Reviews Cancer. In 2008 he moved to Nature, where he served as Senior Editor covering ecology and evolution, before becoming Chief Editor of Nature Ecology & Evolution in 2016. He has handled primary manuscripts and review articles across the entire breadth of ecology and evolution, as well as advising and writing for other sections of Nature. Patrick has a degree in genetics from the University of Cambridge, did his DPhil in experimental evolution at the University of Oxford, and did postdoctoral work on evolutionary and ecological genetics at University College London in association with Imperial College London at Silwood Park.


Go to the profile of Gao Jianguo
over 2 years ago

It's a great collection!

Thanks for your work.