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Agriculture

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Philippines Extends Rice Import Restriction by Three More Years

  The Philippines is keeping the quantitative restriction on rice purchases in place for three more years, limiting supplies from major sellers like Thailand and...

Government Action Needed on Climate Resiliency And Food Security in West Africa

  A new study shows that strong government action combined with long-term planning will increase West Africa’s resilience to climate impacts. While some leaders in Washington...

Indonesia Secures $600m Loan From ADB to Beef Up Irrigation Systems

  Indonesia has secured a $600 million loan from the Manila-based Asian Development Bank, or ADB, to improve national irrigation systems in a bid to achieve...

China’s Sugar Industry Seeks Sweet Success on Import Curbs

  China's beleaguered sugar producers are hoping for a taste of victory next week as Beijing prepares to deliver its verdict on sugar import duties...

India Has No Plans to Allow Extra Sugar Imports: Food Minister

  India, the world's biggest sugar consumer, has no plans to allow extra imports of the sweetener as stocks held in mills will suffice, Food...

Indonesian Forestry Industry in Crisis: The Looming Political Disaster for Jokowi

  The Indonesian forestry industry, much like the rest of the country, is slithering into crisis. Although commodities are somewhat recovering, the political future is uncertain. Some...

Technology Revolution Descends on Farmers

  A tidal wave of new technology is heading towards farmers. Allflex innovation and business development manager Pat Gunston​ gave tips to 300 people at Beef + Lamb New Zealand's  AgInnovation conference, in Palmerston North last...

Ignoring Environment, Culture Could Keep People in Poverty: Researchers

  Efforts to fight rural poverty need to take better account of the environment and local culture to avoid exacerbating the problems they are meant...

Council Identifies Attitude Change Among Farmers Towards Effluent Management

  Two-thirds of Waipa catchment dairy farmers are meeting their effluent requirements after inspections by the Waikato Regional Council, however eight were found to be...

Invisible Farmer: Flying Grazier Carol Godfrey Blazes Trail for Women in Farming

  In remote south-west Queensland, just north of the New South Wales border, the property Tinnenburra is imbued with colonial history. Originally one of the biggest...
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