Bolsonaro Plans Four-Month Ban on Fires in Brazil’s Amazon to Woo Investors

Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro plans to put a four-month ban on fires in the Amazon and Pantanal regions in response to criticism from international investors and Brazilian companies about a surge in deforestation. The decree is being drafted by the Environment Ministry, with a start date yet to be decided. Last year, the government banned … Read more Bolsonaro Plans Four-Month Ban on Fires in Brazil’s Amazon to Woo Investors

Thailand denies monkey labor used in coconut harvest

Thailand insisted it does not use monkeys to collect coconuts on an industrial scale, the deputy agriculture minister said, after British retailers announced bans on products which campaigners say use the animals in their production. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation for … Read more Thailand denies monkey labor used in coconut harvest

U.S. government falls short on food aid promise

The U.S. government delivered far less food aid than it had pledged by the end of June, according to food bank managers and data from the agriculture department sent to Reuters, after it hired inexperienced companies to box food during the pandemic. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video … Read more U.S. government falls short on food aid promise

Labor stalwart says Eden-Monaro likely to be an ‘ugly win’ | Insiders

Shadow Minister for Agriculture and Resources Joel Fitzgibbon says Eden-Monaro is likely to be an ‘ugly’ by-election win for Labor – but not as ugly as the loss is for the Prime Minister Scott Morrison, who’s personal popularity failed to translate to the polls. For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY You can watch … Read more Labor stalwart says Eden-Monaro likely to be an ‘ugly win’ | Insiders

Explore one of China’s largest intelligent tomato greenhouses

Red, plump and juicy – Hongfu tomatoes have been selling well at supermarket chains across China, from Carrefour in Beijing to Metro in Shanghai. Their quality and flavor profile have made them a hit among shoppers, but what is their real success story? CGTN explores Beijing Hongfu Agriculture, one of China’s largest intelligent tomato greenhouses. … Read more Explore one of China’s largest intelligent tomato greenhouses

What’s on the menu in 2050? | FT Food Revolution

In just three decades time, the world will have two billion more mouths to feed, requiring food production to ramp up by more than 50 percent. Feeding a growing population with less land whilst not harming the environment is the ultimate conundrum facing the entire food production chain. Four food and agriculture experts share what … Read more What’s on the menu in 2050? | FT Food Revolution

730 people test positive for COVID-19 at Germany’s largest meat factory

At least 730 people at the Toennies Group meatpacking plant in Germany’s Rheda-Wiedenbrueck tested positive for COVID-19 as of Thursday, local media reported citing Germany’s agriculture minister. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP on Apple Store (iOS): https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cctvnews-app/id922456579?l=zh&ls=1&mt=8 Download our APP on Google Play (Android): https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.imib.cctv Follow us on: Website: https://www.cgtn.com/ Facebook: … Read more 730 people test positive for COVID-19 at Germany’s largest meat factory

Uni fees to be overhauled, some course costs to double as domestic student places boosted | ABC News

The Government is using a carrot-and-stick approach to funnel students into the industries it believes will drive job growth. Subjects in nursing, psychology, English, languages, teaching, agriculture, maths, science, health, environmental science and architecture will be cheaper. The Government will increase its contribution to the cost of these classes, so students can expect to pay … Read more Uni fees to be overhauled, some course costs to double as domestic student places boosted | ABC News

Live: Technology reinvigorates agriculture in the post-pandemic period后疫情时代的农业转型

The coronavirus has disrupted and impacted every type of agriculture in every corner of the globe. Supply chains have snapped, consumer demand has surged and waned, and the food sector has had to shutter or dramatically transform its business model. The future will look different from the past. In the long run, what opportunities could … Read more Live: Technology reinvigorates agriculture in the post-pandemic period后疫情时代的农业转型

Top Chef Pitches Plan to Save Farm-to-Table Dining

The farm-to-table concept is one of the most foundational in contemporary American restaurants, and one of its most prominent champions fears it could become extinct. Dan Barber, chef and co-owner of critically acclaimed Blue Hill at Stone Barns Center for Food & Agriculture, is trying to enlist cooks from some of the world’s top kitchens … Read more Top Chef Pitches Plan to Save Farm-to-Table Dining

The impact of COVID-19 on food security and nutrition – Virtual Press Conference (9 June 2020)

Virtual press conference by Maximo Torero Cullen, Assistant Director-General, Economic and Social Development Department, Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and, Arif Husain, Chief Economist, World Food Programme (WFP), on the Secretary-General’s policy brief on the impact of COVID-19 on food security and nutrition. Experts from the FAO and the WFP briefed the journalists in New … Read more The impact of COVID-19 on food security and nutrition – Virtual Press Conference (9 June 2020)

Iraq corruption hindering agriculture sector

With a fall in oil prices, countries like Iraq are looking to diversify their economy. But corruption is making that difficult. Al Jazeera’s Simona Foltyn has this exclusive report on the challenges facing Iraq’s agriculture sector. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish – Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera – … Read more Iraq corruption hindering agriculture sector

Xi inspects agriculture and ecological protection in Ningxia

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Black Business Owners’ Ranks Collapse by 41% in U.S. Lockdowns

The Covid-19 economic shutdown has hurt African American businesses the most among racial and ethnic groups in U.S., with a 41% decline of black owners from February to April, a new study from the National Bureau of Economic Research shows. While the pandemic has hit entrepreneurs across the board, closing some 3.3 million small businesses … Read more Black Business Owners’ Ranks Collapse by 41% in U.S. Lockdowns