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GAWU, PFAG insist 2021 harvest can’t exceed previous year’s

Joy Online 24 Sep 2021
The Ghana Agriculture Workers Union (GAWU) and the Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG) have reacted to the Agriculture Minister, Owusu Afriyie Akoto’s claim that the country will not be faced with food shortage in the coming year ... dispel the position of food shortage.
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Mahama is a clueless man, his brother is not qualified for ‘free’ fertilizer – Agric Minister

Ghana Web 24 Sep 2021
The Minister for Food and Agriculture, Dr Owusu Afriyie Akoto has disclosed that farmers in commercial farming are not entitled to the subsidized fertilizers from the government contrary to claims by former President John Dramani Mahama who he describes as clueless.
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UN Food Systems Summit Session, “Carrying Forward the Vision and Momentum for 2030”

Reliefweb 24 Sep 2021
This United Nations Food Systems Summit must be the moment when our global food systems undergo a “hard re-boot” ... This need for change was underlined by a new UN report which found that almost 90% of global agricultural subsidies paid to farmers every year are doing immense harm..
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China's high-quality grain projects boost domestic agriculture development

China.dot.org 24 Sep 2021
China's implementation of high-quality grain projects has promoted supply-side structural reform in agriculture, helped to increase food supply, and reaped benefits for farmers, an official with the National Food ...
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Farm Aid returns this weekend to Hartford. Willie Nelson headlines the food and music festival ...

Hartford Courant 24 Sep 2021
Saturday’s event, in part a celebration of family farmers, will include an array of vendors stocked with sustainably sourced and fair-price food options, as well as educational booths for visitors to learn more about farming systems or polish up on their horticulture skills.
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Farm Science Review brings farmers from all over the Midwest, demonstrates green practices

The Columbus Dispatch 24 Sep 2021
A group of farmers and entrepreneurs were astonished to learn on Tuesday that companies in California and foreign countries like New Zealand, Australia, and the Netherlands might pay them to keep planet-warming carbon out of the atmosphere ... “I don’t know how some farmers can afford these big machines,” he said.
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Climate change: UN arm, ICRISAT ink pact on food security

Business Line 24 Sep 2021
The ICRISAT DG said climate-resilient food security, nutrition and livelihoods, especially for smallholder farmers and ecologically vulnerable communities, were focus areas for the Hyderabad-based institute ... The latest IPCC report sounded an alarm over the impact of climate change on agriculture and food security.
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More support needed for pollination services in agriculture

Science Daily 24 Sep 2021
... is particularly important for securing food produced by the more than two billion small farmers worldwide.
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COCOBOD signs $1.5b syndicated loan for 2021/22 crop season

Ghana Web 24 Sep 2021
The future of Ghana’s Cocoa sector is indeed blissful,” he noted. Minister of Food and Agriculture, Dr Owusu Afriyie Akoto assured stakeholders that farmers will be paid promptly for their produce. “We Intend to strictly use this money for the intended purpose, that is, ensuring prompt payment of farmers for their produce at the point of sale.” ... .
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Farmer accused of firing shots after denying water, food to workers: 'They deserve better'

The Advocate 24 Sep 2021
A Rosedale farmer accused of firing gunshots and shouting obscenities at workers after they asked for food and water was ordered by federal regulators to stop retaliating against employees and stop obstructing their investigation into labor violations.
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The Secretary-General’s Peacebuilding Fund - Niger (August 2021)

Reliefweb 24 Sep 2021
Internal fragilities includes social cohesion, governance, humanitarian challenges and food insecurity with about 3.8 million persons will need assistance in 2021 to include 2.1 million children ... Cyclical floods and droughts and farmer-herders dynamics are particularly affecting access to food.
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Honk the Moose welcomes all to Biwabik Saturday

Mesabi Daily News 24 Sep 2021
Other planned activities include Boomtown Biergarten, a bean bag tournament at noon at Pavilion, an axe throwing tournament, raffles, food, chainsaw carving. There will also be new Honktoberfest T-shirts available for sale and a farmers market ... with stops at all the Biwabik food and beverage businesses.
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WATCH NOW: 25th annual Harvest Festival highlights the agricultural past

Scottsbluff StarHerald 24 Sep 2021
... and we want to show not only how people in the past used to harvest and cultivate and plant, but we also want to show where food comes from and why it’s so important that we support our farmers and ranchers,” Dave Wolf, executive director of Legacy of the Plains Museum, said.
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Mexican restaurant opens in Flower Mound

The Cross Timbers Gazette 24 Sep 2021
Flower Mound’s newest restaurant, Alma Mexicana Restaurante, is now open near Sprouts Farmers Market.
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