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Greening research money crucial for local agriculture

The Umatilla Citrus Growers Association’s production was as high as 700,000 boxes a season around 10 years ago, but the organization’s president estimates it will only be 200,000 this season. “I’d say the majority of that reduction is related to ...

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Ifad Supports Climate-Smart Technologies in Georgia for Food Security

The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) announced today a new nationwide project worth more than US$30 million to help small-scale farmers in Georgia raise their incomes and increase their climate resilience. Nodar Khaduri, Minister of Finance of Georgia, and ...

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UN Launches ‘All In’ Initiative to End Adolescent Aids

In the fight against HIV/AIDS, progress for adolescents has fallen behind, world leaders gathered at a United Nations meeting in Nairobi, Kenya, stressed today, as they launched a global initiative that aims to end the second leading cause of death ...

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Boko Haram attacks Chadian village as revolt spreads

Boko Haram fighters attacked a Chadian village overnight, killing several people including a local chief, in the first known lethal attack by the Nigerian militant group in Chad, residents and a security source said on Friday. Dozens of militants arrived ...

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Suicide Attackers Stage Deadly Assault on Pakistani Mosque

Heavily armed militants killed at least 19 people and wounded more than 40 after they stormed into a Shiite mosque during Friday Prayer in a suburb of Peshawar, the main city in northwestern Pakistan, doctors and officials said. The assault ...

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NABARD, IIM-A join hands for agribusiness research

Agriculture forms the core of Indian economy. However, the sector has been battling crisis for the last few years that needs to be addressed urgently. Since India will soon become the most populous country in the world, meeting the needs ...

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Leasebacks release agribusiness capital

SALE and leaseback deals could become a bigger feature on the Australian agribusiness landscape with market conditions “perfect” for such investments, according to a new Colliers report. The rural sector has been slower to adopt leaseback plans than other industries, ...

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Monsanto Earnings Fall 34% as Farmers Reject GMO Crops

he biotech giant Monsanto, which is responsible for genetically modifying much of the nation’s and world’s crops, announced that its earnings fell 34% in its first fiscal quarter as South American farmers reject GMO crops. This is even more evidence ...

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World leaders in new diplomatic push to end Ukraine conflict

In an effort to bring an end to renewed fighting in eastern Ukraine, French President Francois Hollande and German Chancellor Angela Merkel held urgent meeting in the Ukrainian capital, Kiev while US Secretary of State John Kerry who is also ...

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Science says people with this personality type tend to be chronically late

It’s only human to be late sometimes. But some humans are late most of the time. Take, for example, New York Mayor Bill de Blasio, who has missed a memorial service and held up an entire JetBlue flight thanks to his frequent tardiness. He’s ...

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