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>"How well Morocco manages challenges to its fertiliser industry will affect its own development and the stability of food supplies across the world."
>"How well Morocco manages challenges to its fertiliser industry will affect its own development and the stability of food supplies across the world."
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>"We are at the onset of a global famine of historic proportions."
>"We are at the onset of a global famine of historic proportions."
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"Farmers from the Groundswell movement want more concessions from the government but the environmental and economic cost might be more than New Zealand can afford."
"Farmers from the Groundswell movement want more concessions from the government but the environmental and economic cost might be more than New Zealand can afford."
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"Jayati Ghosh argues that rich-country governments could do much more to make agricultural commodities less expensive." >"Food-price inflation has more complex causes than other price increases, and addressing it effectively requires a _...Read More_
"Jayati Ghosh argues that rich-country governments could do much more to make agricultural commodities less expensive." >"Food-price inflation has more complex causes than other price increases, and addressing it effectively requires a _...Read More_
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>"Wood pellets are touted as a 'green' way to make electricity, but many reject these claims."
>"Wood pellets are touted as a 'green' way to make electricity, but many reject these claims."
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"Airlines win big by selling slightly roomier seats at four times the price of an economy ticket, but fliers will probably become too price-sensitive to offset lower business-class demand."
"Airlines win big by selling slightly roomier seats at four times the price of an economy ticket, but fliers will probably become too price-sensitive to offset lower business-class demand."
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"Study shows that agriculture, one of the most important sectors, did not decline in 2020 compared to its historical trend. Service sectors were hit hard in each of the five countries."
"Study shows that agriculture, one of the most important sectors, did not decline in 2020 compared to its historical trend. Service sectors were hit hard in each of the five countries."
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"The world missed an opportunity to have a green recovery.”
"The world missed an opportunity to have a green recovery.”
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"The COVID-19 crisis has highlighted the stark reality of Africa’s extreme dependence on imports to feed our populations. In West Africa, 40% of the rice consumed is imported; African countries do not produce enough processed agricultural _...Read More_
"The COVID-19 crisis has highlighted the stark reality of Africa’s extreme dependence on imports to feed our populations. In West Africa, 40% of the rice consumed is imported; African countries do not produce enough processed agricultural _...Read More_
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Palm-oil plantations and coffee farms struggle with labor shortages and transportation curbs as cases surge.
Palm-oil plantations and coffee farms struggle with labor shortages and transportation curbs as cases surge.
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>"Biden should price in climate change’s cost in human lives — and avoid discounting future generations."
>"Biden should price in climate change’s cost in human lives — and avoid discounting future generations."
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Thanks for posting [@jaya_singh](/user/profile/jaya_singh) It would seem India's farmers face a fierce foe in these global agricultural Titans. Information Technology that puts farmers on a par with these firms could help and empower them. Are any of the farmer _...Read More_
Thanks for posting [@jaya_singh](/user/profile/jaya_singh) It would seem India's farmers face a fierce foe in these global agricultural Titans. Information Technology that puts farmers on a par with these firms could help and empower them. Are any of the farmer _...Read More_
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>"Expensive feed and harsh weather have presented challenges for California farmers."
>"Expensive feed and harsh weather have presented challenges for California farmers."
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Indeed, why are fossil fuels valued more than the environment and human life? Perhaps we should ask our PM and Rupert Murdoch. Why is life on Earth still taking second place to fossil fuel companies?
Indeed, why are fossil fuels valued more than the environment and human life? Perhaps we should ask our PM and Rupert Murdoch. Why is life on Earth still taking second place to fossil fuel companies?
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>"Pinduoduo, which recently passed Alibaba as the shopping site with the most customers, connects 12 million farmers to more than 800 million users."
>"Pinduoduo, which recently passed Alibaba as the shopping site with the most customers, connects 12 million farmers to more than 800 million users."