NEWS

  • Why a 'Green New Deal' must be decolonial 07 Dec 2019 11:33 Al Jazeera Discussions of a Green New Deal (GND) have been all the rage these days, as hundreds of thousands have taken to the streets around the world to demand action on climate change. First proposed in 2008 to initiate a comprehensive action plan to combat …
  • The Final Push of Egypt to Secure Zero-Sum Water Share Agreement with a “Destabilized Ethiopia”! 07 Dec 2019 11:20 Ze Habesha By Ermias Hailu/December 6, 2019 After Egypt’s failure to integrate Eritrea to its territories by the end of the second world war, due to Emperor Haile Selassie’s superior diplomatic skills, the then Egyptian Pan- Arab nationalistic President Nasser’s …
  • Street Talk: More than just money 07 Dec 2019 03:36 Grand Rapids Business Journal Guiding Light has partnered with Chemical Bank to offer the men in its Back to Work program a finance class to help them tackle their debt. In addition to making a donation to the Back to Work program, members of the Grand Rapids team of Chemical Bank, a …
  • Strategies for Mealybug Control in Vineyards 06 Dec 2019 23:06 AGNetwest Controlling mealybug populations in vineyards is a critical component of mitigating damage that can be caused by grape leafroll associated virus. Strategies for mealybug control were one of the significant topics of discussion at the 2019 Sustainable Ag …
  • November 2019 Dairy Market Report 06 Dec 2019 23:06 AGNetwest (NMPF) — The recent upsurge in dairy prices is forcefully showing up in data, with many of the most recently announced and reported key milk and dairy prices achieving their highest prices in nearly five years. The September U.S. average all-milk price was …
  • The pioneers: Sisal grower whose name is popular with Nairobi’s vehicle spare parts trade 06 Dec 2019 21:10 Nation By ODHIAMBO NDEGE More by this Author Ewart Scott Grogan was born in London in 1873 and educated at Winchester and Jesus College, Cambridge. When he was expelled from Winchester and failed to get a degree at Cambridge, he believed that his fortunes lay …
  • Irish farmers stage 12-hour blockade of LIDL distribution centre, following yesterday's Aldi protest 06 Dec 2019 14:44 Irish Post IRISH FARMERS aren't letting up after starting another 12-hour blockade of a supermarket distribution centre. Today they've caused disruption at Lidl's major distribution centre in Charleville, Co Cork, following on from the 12-hour blockade …
  • China unveils plan to boost pork production 06 Dec 2019 11:27 Channel News Asia BEIJING: China will free up as much land as possible to restore pork production to pre-swine fever levels - including areas designated pig-free zones for environmental reasons, the agriculture ministry said Friday (Dec 6). Authorities outlined a three-year …
  • Ethiopia: Ethiopia, Climate Change and Migration: A little more knowledge and a more nuanced perspective could greatly benefit thinking on policy 06 Dec 2019 10:44 Relief Web Neil Anthony Webster, Senior Researcher The majority of Ethiopia’s nearly 110.000 million inhabitants are dependent on agriculture for their livelihoods. Accounts of Ethiopian migrants travelling to the Gulf, South Africa and towards Europe are already in …
  • Great African Empires 06 Dec 2019 07:01 Africa Africa is considered as the birthplace of human civilization, with the east African region of Nubia being regarded as the location of the Garden of Eden where Adam and Eve were born. Ancient Egypt is the most famous African empire that dominates the …