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...

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...

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...

IFC, Maipark to Develop Index-Based Insurance Schemes to Mitigate Weather Risks for Local Farmers

  The World Bank's financing arm for the private sector and specialist reinsurance company Reasuransi Maipark Indonesia have agreed to develop insurance products to help...

China Considers Raising Tariffs on Sugar Imports: Sources

  China is considering special import duties on sugar as part of an antidumping probe, according to two people familiar with the matter, in what...

Indonesian court revokes license for the Cirebon coal plant

  Foreign NGOs, primarily Greenpeace, Friends of the Earth through its local chapter WALHI, and Friends of the Earth Japan, 350.org and others, succeeded to...

Australian Farmer Wins Global Environmental Award

  A farmer from the Upper Hunter Valley in New South Wales has today been bestowed a significant international environmental award. Wendy Bowman has received the...
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