Africa

Correctional Service talks food production

July 16, 2018 ecodaily 0

  ZAMBIA Correctional Service (ZSC) is readying itself to break new ground in food production following the launch of the World Bank-funded Irrigation Development Support Project (IDSP).This ambitious project being undertaken at a cost of […]

Africa

Stakeholders task FG on organic farming

July 15, 2018 ecodaily 0

  Stakeholders in the organic farming sector are advocating the need to put pressure on the Federal Government to enact policies that will encourage farmers to go back to organic farming, to promote healthy ecosystem […]

Agriculture

Battle Breaks Out Over GMO Labeling

July 7, 2018 ecodaily 0

The USDA comment period on its proposed GMO labeling rule brought in more than 11,000 comments from farm groups, consumers, and multinational companies like Hershey’s. Politico says food manufacturers are at odds with farmers over […]

Agriculture

Forestry fund a threat to farmers – SF

July 7, 2018 ecodaily 0

SINN Féin MEP Matt Carthy has called for full transparency on the workings of a private forestry fund which he claims is having a negative impact on Irish farmers. Last year the European Investment Bank […]

Agriculture

The dilemma of dairy farming

July 4, 2018 ecodaily 0

  It’s like comparing a Lamborghini with a rusty old farm truck. Both are vehicles with wheels and engines. Other than that, there’s not much they have in common. That’s how I would describe the […]