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ipsnews.net - Digitisation Could Transform African Agriculture
Digitisation Could Transform African Agriculture
IPS Inter Press Service News Agency

MBABANE, Dec 2 2020 (IPS) - Placing an online order for farming inputs saves Velebantfu Dlamini about USD12 in transport fees for a round trip of about 320 kilometres. The 26-year-old vegetable farmer from Nkhungwini in the Shiselweni Region, south…

journaltimes.com - BHS student chosen for Wisconsin Agriculture Youth Council
BHS student chosen for Wisconsin Agriculture Youth Council
Journal Times

BURLINGTON — Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) selected Burlington High School senior Samantha Hammiller to serve on the Wisconsin Agriculture Youth Council in its inaugural year. Wisconsin…

indianexpress.com - Express News Service - Adhir writes to PM, seeks special loan packages for agricultural sector
Adhir writes to PM, seeks special loan packages for agricultural sector
The Indian Express

LEADER OF the Congress party in Lok Sabha, Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi asking for special loan packages for the agriculture sector. According to him, the livelihoods of farmers are being threatened due to the…

cnbc.com - Amelia Lucas - Singapore issues first regulatory approval for lab-grown meat to Eat Just
Singapore issues first regulatory approval for lab-grown meat to Eat Just
CNBC

Published Tue, Dec 1 2020 7:00 PM EST Singapore Food Agency has approved Eat Just's cell-cultured chicken, making the country the first in the world to give its go-ahead to selling meat created in a lab. Cultured meat is made by putting stem cells…

un.org - International Day for the Abolition of Slavery
International Day for the Abolition of Slavery
United Nations

According to the International Labour Organisation (ILO) more than 40 million people worldwide are victims of modern slavery. Although modern slavery is not defined in law, it is used as an umbrella term covering practices such as forced labour…

malaysiakini.com - Malaysiakini Team - Agriculture Ministry budget passed with voice vote, score is 6-0
Agriculture Ministry budget passed with voice vote, score is 6-0
Malaysiakini

The Dewan Rakyat today passed the Agriculture and Food Industries Ministry's budget at the committee stage with a voice vote. There was no attempt at a bloc vote. This is the sixth ministry allocation that has passed the committee stage...

seekingalpha.com - Andrew Hecht - Rising Agricultural Commodity Prices Support CRESY (NASDAQ:CRESY)
Rising Agricultural Commodity Prices Support CRESY (NASDAQ:CRESY)
SeekingAlpha

Agricultural commodity prices had been in a funk since reaching highs in 2012, a year when corn and soybean futures rose to all-time highs. In 2012, CBOT wheat traded to its second-highest level at over $9.45 per bushel. In August, a derecho…

reuters.com - Krishna N. Das and Mayank Bhardwaj - Middleman matters: Behind Indian protests against Modi farm reforms
Middleman matters: Behind Indian protests against Modi farm reforms
Reuters

NEW DELHINEW DELHI (Reuters) - Undeterred by the harsh winter of India's capital, its toxic air and surging coronavirus cases, Sukhbinder Singh is among tens of thousands of farmers camped out in protest on the city's outskirts, along with…

ghanaweb.com - CSIR-INSTI designs digital apps to support agricultural
CSIR-INSTI designs digital apps to support agricultural
GhanaWeb

Business News of Wednesday, 2 December 2020 In order to promote demand-driven research, the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research's Institute for Scientific and Technological Information (CSIR-INSTI) has designed four digital outputs to…

un.org - Secretary-General's address at Columbia University: 'The State of the Planet' [as delivered]
Secretary-General's address at Columbia University: 'The State of the Planet' [as delivered]
United Nations

I thank Columbia University for hosting this gathering — and I welcome those joining online around the world. We meet in this unusual way as we enter the last month of this most unusual year. We are facing a devastating pandemic, new heights…

technologyreview.com - Niall Firth - Cultured meat has been approved for consumers for the first time
Cultured meat has been approved for consumers for the first time
MIT Technology Review

The first lab-grown, or cultured, meat product has been given the green light to be sold for human consumption. In the landmark approval, regulators in Singapore granted Just, a San Francisco–based startup, the right to sell cultured…

finextra.com - Editorial Team - CoreLedger enables Finka to deliver tokenized agricultural trading instrument for Bolivian cattle
CoreLedger enables Finka to deliver tokenized agricultural trading instrument for Bolivian cattle
Finextra Research

CoreLedger, the platform empowering businesses of all sizes to access the benefits of blockchain technology, is enabling Finka, a Swiss advisory firm, to create the first revenue-sharing token supported by the value of cattle held at Bolivian…

thehindu.com - The Hindu Net Desk - Top news of the day: U.K. becomes first country to approve a COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use; farmers demand special Parliament session to repeal new agriculture laws, and more
Top news of the day: U.K. becomes first country to approve a COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use; farmers demand special Parliament session to repeal new agriculture laws, and more
The Hindu

News A dose of COVID-19 vaccine of BioNTech and Pfizer is pictured in this undated photo in Mainz, Germany as Britain became the first western country to approve a COVID-19 vaccine. Photo: Handout via Reuters The Hindu Net Desk 02 December 2020…

nytimes.com - Youmi Kim - Is China Laying Claim to Kimchi, Too? Some South Koreans Think So
Is China Laying Claim to Kimchi, Too? Some South Koreans Think So
The New York Times

SEOUL, South Korea — Fermented vegetables are delicious — on this point, many people from China and South Korea can agree. But for some social media users in the two countries, the culinary good will ends there. A spat is raging this…

nhk.or.jp - Ex-farm minister allegedly received cash
Ex-farm minister allegedly received cash
NHKオンライン

A former head of a major poultry business reportedly has said he gave cash totaling worth about 48,000 dollars to a former agriculture minister while he was in office. The former head of Akita Foods, headquartered in Fukuyama City, Hiroshima…

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