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CNA
2024.05.17
10
Lokeswara Reddy, an Indian farmer with two decades of experience, has seen his crops flourish after lean years, thanks to earth-observation satellites. Shifting climate patterns, high input costs, a scarcity of labour and erratic weather began to disrupt his earnings about 10 years ago, said...
Stockholm Environment Institute
2024.05.15
1
Nakhon Ratchasima emerges as a pivotal hub for climate-smart technologies, driven by alarming projections from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) that designate the region as highly vulnerable to drought. Two pilot sites in Nakhon Ratchasima province were selected to recognize the...
Raidió Teilifís Éireann
2024.05.14
1
South Korea has agreed to open its market to Irish beef for the first time. The development comes after intensive negotiations between Korean authorities and the Department of Agriculture Food and the Marine, including a visit to South Korea by Minister for Agriculture Charlie McConalogue as...
Focus Taiwan
2024.05.10
6
The Ministry of Agriculture (MOA) will issue vouchers that can be used to purchase agricultural products from Hualien County as part of the government's post-quake recovery effort following a magnitude 7.2 earthquake that hit Taiwan on April 3, the MOA said Friday. More than 700,000 vouchers...
Worldbank
2024.05.06
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The global agrifood system presents a huge opportunity to cut almost a third of the world’s greenhouse gas emissions through affordable and readily available actions, while continuing to feed a growing population, according to a new World Bank report. Recipe for a Livable Planet: Achieving Net...
Euractiv
2024.05.03
1
The EU-New Zealand Free Trade Agreement (FTA) officially entered into force on 1 May. The pact has put an end to a four-year trade drought, since Vietnam’s agreement in 2020, and the European Commission considers it a blueprint for future FTAs. FTAs in the EU have never been a smooth ride. The...
Borneo Bulletin
2024.04.22
52
Thailand has 81 agricultural startups, with less than 15 focusing on deep technology, and investment in the agri-tech industry surpassing THB1.7 trillion. The National Innovation Agency (NIA) is driving the growth of agricultural startups through its AGROWTH project this year. The project seeks...
Prothom Alo
2024.04.22
6
Demand letters for part-time workers are coming from South Korea on a regular basis, and perks include accommodation and round-trip airfare borne by employers in addition to the opportunity to earn a high salary. Yet, private recruiting agencies cannot send workers to South Korea due to...

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