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A tribute to agricultural research and partnership in Africa / CGIAR

A tribute to agricultural research and partnership in Africa / CGIAR | Agricultural & Horticultural Industry News | Scoop.it
Dr Seck was until recently Director General of the Benin-based Africa Rice Center (AfricaRice). He is currently the Senegal Minister of Agriculture and Rural Equipment. Established by Napoleon Bonaparte in 1802, the Légion ...
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Saudi Arabia to stop wheat production by 2016 — BlackSeaGrain

Saudi Arabia to stop wheat production by 2016 — BlackSeaGrain | Agricultural & Horticultural Industry News | Scoop.it
BlackSeaGrain - news, information, analysis and research of markets of agricultural products in Ukraine, Russia, the Black Sea region and the world.

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Jonathan urges African leaders to show more commitment to agriculture | SundiataPost

Jonathan urges African leaders to show more commitment to agriculture | SundiataPost | Agricultural & Horticultural Industry News | Scoop.it
ABUJA - President Goodluck Jonathan on Wednesday urged African leaders to go beyond campaign ‎slogans if they want to reap benefits of investment in agriculture.
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Excitement grips the farmers on the second day of the International Dairy and ... - 5 Dariya News

Excitement grips the farmers on the second day of the International Dairy and ... - 5 Dariya News | Agricultural & Horticultural Industry News | Scoop.it
The second day of the most visited International Dairy and Agri witnessed the farmers full of excitement to gain knowledge about new techniques to optimally use their resources for better yield.
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Agro-industry seed 'waste' is promising source of oils and ingredients - NutraIngredients.com

Agro-industry seed 'waste' is promising source of oils and ingredients - NutraIngredients.com | Agricultural & Horticultural Industry News | Scoop.it
Agricultural and agro-industry waste could serve as an important alternative source of vegetable oils and bioactive ingredients for functional foods, according to new research.
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Abu Dhabi’s local produce rises

Abu Dhabi’s local produce rises | Agricultural & Horticultural Industry News | Scoop.it
Abu Dhabi farmers will produce over 38,800 tonnes of quality produce during the 2014-2015 farming season.
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Chandigarh to host CII Agro Tech-2014 from November 22 - Economic Times

Chandigarh to host CII Agro Tech-2014 from November 22 - Economic Times | Agricultural & Horticultural Industry News | Scoop.it
NEW DELHI: Low productivity of food grains is a huge challenge for Indian farmers, who must adopt latest methods and best practices in areas such as irrigation, inputs, farm mechanisation to...
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Agri-commodities show early signs of price rebound - Business Standard

Agri-commodities show early signs of price rebound - Business Standard | Agricultural & Horticultural Industry News | Scoop.it
Though these are still early days yet, the breather on food inflation that India had been enjoying for some time are showing early signs of ending.
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6th All African Conference on animal agriculture

6th All African Conference on animal agriculture | Agricultural & Horticultural Industry News | Scoop.it
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Sial Paris 2014 will bring together more than 6.000 agri-food industry exhibitors

Sial Paris 2014 will bring together more than 6.000 agri-food industry exhibitors | Agricultural & Horticultural Industry News | Scoop.it
A total of 70% of visitors` main objective is to learn about international trends in the foodservice industry. 
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Kazakhstan to implement large-scale greenhouse project

Kazakhstan to implement large-scale greenhouse project | Agricultural & Horticultural Industry News | Scoop.it
Production of off-season vegetables in the Zhambyl region of Kazakhstan is to be increased by 800 tonnes with the help of National Holding Company KazAgro, - has informed the press service of the region.
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Agri-plastic, the new farming tech

Agri-plastic, the new farming tech | Agricultural & Horticultural Industry News | Scoop.it
MACONDRAY Plastics Products, Inc. (Macplas) has developed a new method of farming with the use of agri-plastics which can help farmers increase production yield and eventually their income at a lower ...
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Riyadh agriculture show set to explore investment strategies

Riyadh agriculture show set to explore investment strategies | Agricultural & Horticultural Industry News | Scoop.it
Saudi Agriculture 2014, the 33rd international agriculture, water and agro-industry trade show, organized by the Ministry of Agriculture for international and local companies to showcase new products ("Riyadh agriculture show set to explore investment...
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'Robust' growth for biodegradable plastics in Europe - FoodProductionDaily.com

FoodProductionDaily.com 'Robust' growth for biodegradable plastics in Europe FoodProductionDaily.com The environmental benefits of these biodegradable plastics are the lower energy required for production, lower greenhouse gas emissions, and lack...
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Agri And Flori Tech 2014 Coimbatore Coimbatore India

Agri And Flori Tech 2014 Coimbatore Coimbatore India | Agricultural & Horticultural Industry News | Scoop.it
Trade Show Alerts-offering information about Agri And Flori Tech 2014 Coimbatore Trade Shows, Agro Food Products India Business Exhibition
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African Regional Coverage - Daily News - Page 151

African Regional Coverage - Daily News - Page 151 | Agricultural & Horticultural Industry News | Scoop.it
Workshop on Tracking Mitigation Actions Strengthens Interactions Among African Countries

9 May 2013: The South African Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA), with support from GIZ and the International Partnership on Mitigation and Monitoring, Reporting and Verification (MRV), organized a regional workshop on tracking mitigation actions in Africa. The event aimed to encourage the sharing of actions that individual African countries are taking and encouraging more countries to take early actions on climate change.

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GEF Launches Documentary on Toxic Clean-up Efforts

8 May 2013: The Global Environment Facility (GEF) has released a documentary, titled 'Mission: Planet DeTox,' highlighting chemicals and wastes projects in five countries. The projects are funded by the GEF and implemented by the World Bank, the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) and the UN Development Programme (UNDP).

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UNFCCC Releases Parties' Views on Various Approaches

7 May 2013: The UNFCCC Secretariat has released a miscellaneous document containing the views of parties in ten submissions on matters referred to in paragraphs 44-47 of decision 1/CP.18, including information, experience and good practice relevant to the design and operation of various approaches on market and non-market mechanisms(FCCC/SBSTA/2013/MISC.11).

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Event: FT/IFC Investing in Climate Business Forum

Organized by the Financial Times and the International Finance Corporation (IFC), this event focuses on the role of the private sector in addressing climate change through opportunities in green energy, clean technology and water in the emerging Europe, Central Asia, Middle East and North Africa (MENA).  

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CIFOR Working Paper Compares REDD+ Benefit-Sharing Mechanisms in 13 Countries

9 May 2013: The Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) in Bogor, Indonesia, has released a working paper that examines policies for Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD+) benefit-sharing mechanisms in 13 countries.

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AfriCAN Climate, AfricaAdapt Hold Workshop on Agriculture, Climate Change and CSR

8 May 2013: AfriCAN and AfricaAdapt recently hosted a workshop and technical tour on the topic of 'Agriculture, Climate Change and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR).' The event featured panels focusing on concrete actions that can help farmers adapt to climate change.

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UNDP Reports on Environment and Sustainable Development Work in 2008-2012

April 2013: The UN Development Programme's (UNDP) Environment and Energy Group (EEG) has released a report, titled ‘Towards Transformational Change: UNDP's Work in Environment and Sustainable Development 2008-2012.' The publication features a collection of stories from around the world in four strategic areas: mainstreaming environment and energy; mobilizing environmental finance; promoting adaptation to climate change; and expanding access to environmental and energy services for the poor.

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Event: Workshop to Launch Subregional Resource Mobilization Strategy

Representatives from countries and territories that are part of the Indian Ocean Commission (IOC) (Comoros, Madagascar, Mauritius, Seychelles and La Réunion) will gather to validate a subregional resource mobilization strategy (RMS) to strengthen environmental processes, with a specific focus given to sustainable land management (SLM). The workshop will take place in Ebène, Mauritius, at the new headquarters of the IOC. The subregional RMS seeks to define common goals for IOC countries. Participants at the workshop will identify priority actions to implement the strategy and the roles and responsibilities of the main stakeholders. The RMS process has been supported by the Global Mechanism of the UN Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD).  

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Guest Article #3: CITES at 40 Marks a Major Decision Point for Sharks, Trees, Snakes, Turtles and other Wildlife Species

CITES at 40 Marks a Major Decision Point for Sharks, Trees, Snakes, Turtles and other Wildlife Species: Guidelines, toolkits, standards and action plans fostering capacity, financing, law enforcement, livelihoods, science, sustainability, traceability and synergies also adopted

The 16th meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES CoP16) held March 2013 in Bangkok, will be remembered as a defining moment in the 40 year history of the Convention.

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CIF Increases Support to Solar Energy, Establishes Index of the Business Environment for Energy

6 May 2013: During their 2013 annual meeting, the Trust Fund Committees and Sub-Committees of the Climate Investment Funds (CIF) approved five revised Investment Plans for the Clean Technology Fund (CTF), and established a global index of the business environment for energy aiming to improve opportunities for investments in renewable energy, energy efficiency and energy access under the Program for Scaling Up Renewable Energy in Low Income Countries (SREP).

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Imaflex Acquires Controlled-Release Agricultural Mulch Film Assets from Bayer - SYS-CON Media (press release)

Imaflex Acquires Controlled-Release Agricultural Mulch Film Assets from Bayer - SYS-CON Media (press release) | Agricultural & Horticultural Industry News | Scoop.it
SYS-CON Media, NJ, The world's leading i-technology media company on breaking technology news.
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African states should double agriculture research spending, report says

African states should double agriculture research spending, report says | Agricultural & Horticultural Industry News | Scoop.it
Report urges more training for female researchers, key in a region where majority of farmers are women
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Egypt to reclaim undeveloped land for agriculture

Egypt to reclaim undeveloped land for agriculture | Agricultural & Horticultural Industry News | Scoop.it
The government plans to cultivate four million feddans of land outside the Nile Valley.
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NFU and Sustainable Agriculture in Ghana

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GHANA - National Farmers Union (NFU) President Roger Johnson arrived in the Republic of Ghana today to discuss the history of NFU and the development of cooperatives in the United States at the National Food and Agric Show (FAGRO).
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Bulgaria agriculture minister opens Bulgarian stand at SIAL international ... - Focus News

Bulgaria agriculture minister opens Bulgarian stand at SIAL international ... - Focus News | Agricultural & Horticultural Industry News | Scoop.it
Paris. Interim Minister of Agriculture and Food, Vasil Grudev, opened on Sunday, October 19, the Bulgarian stand at the SIAL international food exhibition in Paris, France, the press centre of the ministry announced.
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Three day Global Agro Meet in Kochi from November 6 - Economic Times

Three day Global Agro Meet in Kochi from November 6 - Economic Times | Agricultural & Horticultural Industry News | Scoop.it
The meet will create a new synergy among all stakeholders in the agricultural sector by bringing farmers, consumers, industry and government together.
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Global Agricultural Film Market to Surpass USD 9.66 Billion by 2019: Transparency Market Research - Press Release - Digital Journal

Transparency Market Research has announced the addition of the 'Agricultural Films Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019' report to their offering.Albany, NY -- (ReleaseWire) -- 09/23/2014 -- According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Agricultural Films (LDPE, LLDPE, HDPE, EVA/EBA, Reclaims and Others) Market for Greenhouse, Mulching and Silage Applications - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019," the global agricultural film market was valued at USD 5.87 billion in 2012 and is expected to reach USD 9.66 billion by 2019, growing at a CAGR of 7.6% from 2013 to 2019. In terms of volume, the global demand was 4,410.3 kilo tons in 2012 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 5.7% from 2013 to 2019.
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Tough year has seen veg growers’ profits plunge by more than 90%

Tough year has seen veg growers’ profits plunge by more than 90% | Agricultural & Horticultural Industry News | Scoop.it
Australian vegetable growers are continuing to do it tough, with average profits plummeting, according to the latest data released by the Australian Bureau of Agricultural Resource Economics and Sciences (Abares). ...
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Nigeria is a paradise for agriculture – South African farmer

Dr Theo de Jager is a South African farmer, Deputy President of National Farmers Organisation of South Africa and President of Southern African Confederation of Agricultural Unions, (#Nigeria is a paradise for #agriculture – South African farmer

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