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Nikkei Asia
2023.11.03
27
Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. on Friday gave up his post as agriculture chief, handing the position to a fishing tycoon who is now charged with containing soaring food prices. The appointment of Francisco Tiu Laurel Jr., who runs the Frabelle Group of Companies, which has food...
The Japan Times
2023.10.16
61
A new artificial intelligence chatbot is proving invaluable for farmers struggling to overcome modern agricultural challenges, with food and climate experts seeing the technology as key in dealing with food insecurity caused by the challenges of global heating and the Ukraine war. Ismail...
World Food Forum
2023.10.12
27
The World Food Forum (WFF) flagship event is a dynamic global platform that transcends boundaries, generations and sectors to transform the future of our agrifood systems. On 16–20 October 2023, both at the Headquarters of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO) in Rome, Italy, and on...
FeedNavigator
2023.10.07
12
The swine industry is facing several challenges globally, such as climate pressure and price volatility of raw materials. There are also issues specific to certain regions, related to legislative pressure and market constraints. Read more here.
The ASEAN Secretariat
2023.10.06
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The Twenty-Third Meeting of the ASEAN Ministers on Agriculture and Forestry Plus Three was held on 6 October 2023 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The Meeting was chaired by His Excellency Datuk Seri Haji Mohamad bin Sabu, Minister of Agriculture and Food Security, Malaysia. The Meeting commended the...
Bloomberg
2023.10.04
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Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. said he has lifted the cap on domestic rice prices, about a month after imposing it to rein in a spike in the cost of the staple grain. Marcos, who’s also agriculture chief, imposed a ceiling on rice prices across the country on Sept. 5 after what he...
Mongabay
2023.10.02
7
Renowned agricultural scientist M.S. Swaminathan, known as the father of India’s Green Revolution, passed away in Chennai on September 28, at the age of 98. Swaminathan was the principal architect of a reform in the agricultural sector in India that started in the 1960s. When droughts in 1965...
Taiwan News
2023.09.27
7
The Ministry of Agriculture (MOA) said Wednesday (Sept. 27) that the destruction of 53.3 million imported eggs that reached their expiry date would cost NT$36 million (US$1.18 million). The government policy to import eggs to counter a shortage was met with sharp criticism after allegations that...

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