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  • Soy destruction in Argentina leads straight to our dinner plates | Environment 22 Nov 2018 07:49 Buenos Aires News The extent of the destruction is painful to see. Flying over the area around the El Corralito indigenous community in a single-propeller plane, only thin strips of green are left between vast fields of pale, newly uncovered earth, pencilled in with …
  • Anambra Yam Export and Food Security 22 Nov 2018 00:00 This Day Chris Egbuna Agriculture in Nigeria has recorded continued decline in almost four consecutive quarters, according to the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS). This trend signals impending food challenge. The food crisis that may engulf Nigeria from this …
  • Ireland’s commitments on climate change fall far short of what’s needed, committee told 21 Nov 2018 21:06 Irish Times Kevin O’Sullivan Environment & Science Editor Ireland’s current commitments on climate change fall far short of what is required if global warming is to be limited to a rise of 1.5 degrees, one of the lead authors of a landmark UN report has told an …
  • Deere Announces Fourth-Quarter Net Income of $785 Million 21 Nov 2018 16:28 M2 * Fourth-quarter earnings increase 54%; net sales rise 18% to $8.3 billion. * Advanced technology and product features earn positive response from customers. * Construction & Forestry results boosted by successful integration of Wirtgen unit. * …
  • Fertiliser industry vows to feed one ‘extra Germany’ per year 21 Nov 2018 09:03 EurActiv The EU fertilisers industry published its 2030 vision on Wednesday (21 November), stressing the need to optimise fertiliser use across Europe and improve production in order to adjust to the principles of the circular economy and feed a growing world …
  • EU fertiliser industry at the crossroads between nutrition and energy 21 Nov 2018 09:03 EurActiv We live in fascinating times where technology is evolving at an ever-increasing pace, spurring major shifts in many industries. This is also the case for the fertiliser sector, writes Jacob Hansen. Jacob Hansen is the director general of Fertilisers Europe …
  • European agriculture: policy’s effect for the Baltic States and Latvia 20 Nov 2018 14:27 The Baltic Course The role of agro-sector in the Baltic States is still quite significant: about 25-30 percent of the workforce in the Baltic States is engaged full-time or partially in agro-sector, including processing of agricultural products, forestry and fishing. A …
  • Shiri explains CSC $130m deal 20 Nov 2018 07:13 Bulawayo 24 News LANDS, Agriculture, Water, Climate and Rural Development Minister, Retired Air Marshal Perrance Shiri, yesterday opened up on the $130 million Cold Storage Company (CSC) joint venture recapitalisation deal, which is expected to rejuvenate operations at the …
  • Minister explains CSC $130m deal 20 Nov 2018 06:51 Zimbabwe News By Oliver Kazunga Lands, Agriculture, Water, Climate and Rural Development Minister, Retired Air Marshal Perrance Shiri, yesterday opened up on the $130 million Cold Storage Company (CSC) joint venture recapitalisation deal, which is expected to rejuvenate …
  • Resistance Over GMOs as South Africa Pushes Biotechnology 19 Nov 2018 21:57 Ipsnews.net Africa, Africa's Young Farmers Seeding the Future, Biodiversity, Development & Aid, Environment, Farming Crisis: Filling An Empty Plate, Featured, Food & Agriculture, Headlines, Projects, Reframing Rio, Regional Categories, TerraViva Europe, …