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6 Challenges Faced by Rice Farmers in the Philippines

Manila Standard 26 Jan 2022
By some estimates, there are 10 million rice farmers in the Philippines, a country of just over 100 million ... Below are some of the serious challenges Filipino rice farmers face ... Most of the ASEAN had implemented agrarian land reform policies decades ago to ensure not only food security but also better lives for their farmers.
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Program connects Montgomery Co. farmers and food banks

Wtop 26 Jan 2022
In Montgomery County, Maryland, there’s an ongoing effort provide a stronger link in the supply chain as food banks connect with local farmers in the “Farm to Food Bank” program ... Umbriac and the operators of Plow and Stars Farm say the “Farm to Food ...
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Farmers protest overnight over Lidl chicken promotion

RTE 26 Jan 2022
A farmers' protest outside Lidl's supermarkets in counties Cavan and Monaghan continued overnight. The farmers gathered yesterday morning in protest over a cut-price promotion on large chickens ... Poultry farmers say they have heard nothing since a similar protest at the end of last year.
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From the ground up: Students learn about nutritious food by growing their own

The Galveston Daily News 26 Jan 2022
Third-graders across Galveston Independent School District stepped into the cafeteria Tuesday to eat food they had grown themselves ... The program is valuable for educating students about where their food comes from, Alexander said ... The farmers market has other programs to bring fresh food to the community, she said.
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The fertiliser crisis is getting real for Europe food prices

Irish Independent 26 Jan 2022
As Europe's farmers prepare to spread fertilizers on fields after winter, sky-high nutrient prices are leaving them little choice but to use less and try to pass on the cost down the food chain ... Food may get even pricier if harvests suffer or crop prices rise.Many farmers yet ...
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The fertiliser crisis is getting real for food prices in Europe

Irish Independent 26 Jan 2022
As Europe's farmers prepare to spread fertilizers on fields after winter, sky-high nutrient prices are leaving them little choice but to use less and try to pass on the cost down the food chain ... Food may get even pricier if harvests suffer or crop prices rise.Many farmers yet ...
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Villar aims to strengthen livestock industry

Manila Bulletin 26 Jan 2022
“The livestock sector comprising of cattle, hogs, poultry and dairy should be able to guarantee food security and reduce poverty in the countryside by giving better income and jobs to farmers and their families,” said Villar.
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Telangana is making rapid strides in different areas: Governor

The Siasat Daily 26 Jan 2022
Hyderabad. Telangana Governor Tamilisai Soundararajan on Wednesday said the youngest State of Telangana is making rapid strides in different areas ... I salute the farmers for their toil, despite the pandemic conditions; they have produced a bumper harvest thus ensuring food security to millions of people, Soundararajan said ... PTI VVK GDK ROH ... .
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22 Ways to Stop Vaccine Passports

Mercola 26 Jan 2022
“Invest in people, learning trade skills, family and community, hard assets, proper schooling for your children — which might mean a local homeschool network — local farmers for your food, any necessary supplies or equipment you feel you need, your health and peace of mind.” ...
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Telangana CM skips low-key Republic Day function

The Siasat Daily 26 Jan 2022
Hyderabad. Telangana Chief Minister K ... and was completed within half an hour. The event was held with Covid-19 protocol ... “I salute the farmers for their toil, despite the pandemic conditions; they have produced a bumper harvest thus ensuring food security to millions of people,” she said ... You can also download our app for Android and iOS. .
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Saudi Arabia aims to raise global bar in sustainable tourism

Gulf Daily News 26 Jan 2022
  ...   ...  . The Red Sea Project and Amaala are sister projects set along the north-western coast of Saudi Arabia.   ...   ...   ...   ...   ...   ...   ... In order to source food locally, The Red Sea Development Company is working with farmers from surrounding areas to enhance capacity and educate them on sustainable agriculture ... .
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UN's FAO to Provide Wheat Seeds to 1M Afghan Farmers

Tolo News 25 Jan 2022
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) said it is distributing high-quality certified wheat seeds to more than one million farmers across Afghanistan to ensure they are able to grow food during the spring season ... It meant that farmers have really ...
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The Philippines Super Typhoon Rai 2021 Urgent call for assistance

Reliefweb 25 Jan 2022
As part of the Humanitarian Country Team and working closely with the Government of the Philippines, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) aims to enhance national and local efforts in supporting affected smallholder coconut farmers and fishers.
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Agritech startup Our Food raises $6 mn for expansion

Business Line 25 Jan 2022
The startup, which is a technology-driven agribusiness platform with low-cost and decentralised mini food-processing units, has over 1,700 rural entrepreneurs with licensed ‘Our Food Farmer’ franchises ... Each farmer franchisee receives an end-to-end tech-enabled solution, starting ...
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WFP Sierra Leone Country Brief, December 2021

Reliefweb 25 Jan 2022
318.5 mt of food assistance distributed ... The project seeks to address long-standing conflicts between herders and farmers which have intensified due to climate change, water and food shortages and unsustainable livelihood opportunities for women and men.

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