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FG to establish 14 more rice mills

The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Audu Ogbeh has said that Federal Government would establish 14 additional rice mills in the country to meet increasing demand for local rice and achieve self sufficiency. 567 more words

Agriculture

Article dans Le Quotidien sur la Filière Semencière

Voici un article publié le 23 février 2018 dans le journal sénégalais Le Quotidien:

https://www.lequotidien.sn/filiere-semenciere-agriculteurs-maliens-et-senegalais-unissent-leurs-efforts/

Cet article est sur la filière semencière en Afrique de l’Ouest et présente une initiative menée par la Fondation Syngenta (l’un des plus grands producteurs mondiaux de semences brevetées) pour former les paysans sénégalais sur “la qualité des semences” et leur protection juridique, soit disant pour “assurer des semences de qualité”… 232 more words

Syngenta to Improve Soil Fertility for 10 Million Hectares of Farmland

For more than three decades, Carl Casale has worked in agribusiness. In the latter part of 2017, Carl Casale was nominated to become an independent director on the Syngenta board of directors. 161 more words

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The technology is there to address climate change: Syngenta exec | World Economic Forum


Governments must address conflicts between firms mitigating climate change and other targets, Syngenta Chief Sustainability Officer Alexandra Brand said.

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Support SB3095 (Environmental Protection) if you believe in Care of Creation. Testimony due Sun Feb 11

https://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/measure_indiv.aspx?billtype=SB&billnumber=3095&year=2018

If Catholic teaching on stewardship of the planet matters to you, supporting SB 3095 would be a practical expression of that faith.

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New wheat variety to honor former Kansas senator

MINNETONKA, KANSAS, U.S. — Syngenta and the Kansas Wheat Commission (KWC) have joined forces as part of a public-private partnership to introduce a new hard red winter wheat variety named in honor of Bob Dole, former Kansas state legislator and U.S. 214 more words

Grains News

A distribution problem: Experts recommend that governments encourage peasant agriculture

Peasants, indigenous and family farmers produce 70 percent of the world’s food, despite having only 25 percent of the land. In contrast, agribusiness companies account for 75 percent of the land but only produce 25 percent of the food.    

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