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  • Nia Hidayat

    Sustainable palm oil production not attractive to small-scale farmers

    28-09-2017

    Sustainability certification provides little to no financial benefits for small-scale farmers on Indonesian palm oil plantations.

  • ICIS and UNU-MERIT World Leading Institutes

    What Next for ‘World Leading’ UNU-MERIT & ICIS?

    03-04-2017

    A committee of four Dutch and German professors gave the institutes very high marks for societal relevance, research quality and viability during an independent assessment.

  • Food as a medicine

    Food as medicine

    27-03-2017

    Dr Alie de Boer – a food scientist at University College Venlo, a satellite campus of Maastricht University – recently published an article in the International Journal of Food Sciences and Nutrition. Based on a comprehensive literature study, she revealed the importance of omega 3 fatty acids and vitamin E in managing chronic inflammatory lung diseases, such as COPD and autoimmune sarcoidosis.

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