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  • Funding success for Zimbabwe’s fish farmers 11 Aug 2020 09:19 Zimbabwe Situation Fish farming is getting increasingly widespread in Zimbabwe, thanks to a joint drive to promote it. However, the building of ponds and dams and distribution of fingerlings to farmers in various parts of the country has not been complemented by sufficient …
  • Marrone Bio Innovations, Inc. (MBII) Kevin Helash on Q2 2020 Results - Earnings Call Transcript 11 Aug 2020 06:09 Seeking Alpha Marrone Bio Innovations, Inc. (NASDAQ:MBII) Q2 2020 Earnings Conference Call August 10, 2020 4:30 PM ET Company Participants Linda Moore - General Counsel Kevin Helash - CEO Jim Boyd - President and CFO Kevin Hammill - Chief Commercial Officer Conference …
  • OP-ED: Angola: Authorities must do more to protect the vulnerable San people during Covid-19 10 Aug 2020 22:35 Daily Maverick Angola’s government needs to do more to protect indigenous peoples’ rights, including traditional land, culture and livelihoods, says the writer. (Photo: Gallo Images) The San are extremely resilient people, successfully maintaining their culture in the …
  • Why I quit tech career to grow French beans 10 Aug 2020 19:51 Business Daily Tuesday, August 11, 2020 1:56 By BONFACE OTIENO Jedidah King’ori at her farm in Isinya, Kajiado County. FILE PHOTO | NMG  Jedidah Wacera King’ori is quickly building a name for herself as a French beans farmer in Isinya, Kajiado County. Ms King’ori was not …
  • AfricaRice, Partners Harvest First Phase of 'DeSIRA' Rice - Liberian Daily Observer 10 Aug 2020 04:56 Liberian Times COVID-19 might have brought the world to its knees, devastating every aspect of humanity with the agricultural sector being no exception. But in Liberia, while the virus has diminished agricultural activity, the sector is surely not dead. As a way of …
  • Our view: We’re jeopardising relations with EU over halloumi PDO mess 09 Aug 2020 02:16 Cyprus Mail TEN DAYS AGO, the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) between the EU and Canada was sent to the legislature for ratification. All such agreements have to be ratified by national parliaments and the government must have thought this would be a …
  • Deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon is Soaring 08 Aug 2020 19:20 Gizmodo Smoke rises from a burnt area of land a the Xingu Indigenous Park, Mato Grosso state, Brazil, in the Amazon basin, on August 6, 2020.Photo: Carl De Souza (Getty Images) Deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon is up. Way up. In the last 12 months, 3,554 …
  • Modern Medical Techniques Reveal Malignant Cancer in 77-Million Year-Old Dinosaur Bone 08 Aug 2020 18:17 Ecowatch <p>But through seed saving initiatives, financial support, mentorship, and community feeding programs, many organizations are working to protect Indigenous food sovereignty—the ability to grow, eat, and share food according to their own traditions …
  • Coronavirus couldnt slow down these top 10 VC deals in Amsterdam in Q2 2020 07 Aug 2020 20:30 Amsterdam News While the coronavirus might have had a notable impact on the economy, investors didn’t shy away from striking deals this year. This is reiterated by PitchBook’s European Venture Report for Q2 2020, which provides us with a deeper insight into the VC …
  • 28 Organizations Promoting Indigenous Food Sovereignty 07 Aug 2020 11:35 International Youth Leadership Network Food & Agriculture, Global, Headlines, Human Rights, Indigenous Rights, TerraViva United Nations Opinion Contributing author: Jason Flatt Credit: Food Tank Aug 7 2020 (IPS) - These 28 organizations are preserving Indigenous food systems and promoting …