Fight Misinformation With The Help of a Network Of Scholars

Online misinformation and disinformation are existential threats to science and society, contributing to science denial and polarization. The recent COVID-19 and political instability drew significant efforts in academia and policy to combat misinformation and disinformation in health and politics. Historically agri-food and rural community has remained no exception to this threat, but it has not received due attention in the scholarly, policy and practitioner sphere.
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Myths Busted

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Thesis PPT Capture

Edward Asafo-Agyei Defended Thesis

In May 2024, Edward Asafo-Agyei successfully defended his Master’s thesis titled “Examining the Influence of Agricultural Policy Misinformation…

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Uduak Edet Defended Thesis

In August 2023, Uduak Edet successfully defended her Master’s thesis titled “The Influence of Information Disorder on Climate…

Tracking Misinformation

We have to choose between nutrition or protecting the environment

Red meat, dairy and pork emit more than 70% of greenhouse gases from agriculture, while consisting of just…

It is going to cost a lot to get to net-zero

This is a very common myth but, in the words of Mark Carney, former governor of the Bank…

True: the controversy involving gmos is about technology.

MOST ANTI-GMO ACTIVISTS WON’T ADMIT IT, BUT THEIR REAL CONCERN IS THAT THE TECHNOLOGY SEEMS TO BE CONTROLLED…

Literature Database

Nobel Winner Refutes Climate Change Narrative, Points Out Ignored Factor

An interesting article and interview with nobel prize laureate, John Clause, who refutes the current narrative regarding climate…

Merchants of doubt in the free‐ranging cat conflic

A letter/short aticle that discusses how misinformation about free-ranging cats has affected public ploicy and negtaively impacted biodiversity.

Smallholder farmers’ knowledge, attitudes and practices towards biological control of papaya mealybug in Kenya

the study explores the reasons behind the slow adoption of IPM in developing countries, taking Kenya as a…