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The politics of “I don`t care”

I wrote yesterday about “the inexistent Food crisis” and why people should give it more food for thought when it comes to food crisis and governing their own capacity of surviving a crisis.

Now, I would like to go beyond this and see why people don`t care about (food) politics. Continue reading “The politics of “I don`t care””

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How #SocialMedia should be used in higher education for #FoodSecurity?

Ever since I attended the GCARD 2 and have been a part of the Social Reporting team deployed there by YPARD and the CGIAR, I have been wondering how can Social Media be best used to create the premises for global food security.

As a researcher on global food security policies and a social media geek, I realized that if you want to reach a big impact in either fields you have to first educate, then disseminate the knowledge you gained in order to increase its impact. Continue reading “How #SocialMedia should be used in higher education for #FoodSecurity?”

Blog · Not too personal

Short essay on humanity

Humanity today is regressing. Whatever steps we take forward, they take us back as human beings.

We live in a world that, although it has borders, it is limitless. People can travel anywhere, see anything, experience every feeling that ever existed, but we are not satisfied. We try to impose borders on ourselves, we fight today to be recognized as not belonging to “their community”, to be labeled as part of a smaller group. We fight today to impose limits to a world in which yesterday people have fought so that it didn`t have any. And we applauded them. Continue reading “Short essay on humanity”