Agriculture

Child labour in agriculture is increasing, driven by conflict and disasters: FAO

child labour FEAGAfter years of steady decline, child labour in agriculture has started to rise again in recent years, threatening efforts to end global hunger and poverty, according to FAO as it observed World Day Against Child Labour

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Political leaders appeal for greater efforts to tackle global food issues

EAT SFF18 Gunhild Stordalen StagePolitical leaders at the fifth annual EAT Stockholm Food Forum called for greater efforts to tackle issues plaguing the global food system

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IRRI partners with Intertek on rice DNA markers

IRRI IntertekThe International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) said that it has entered a partnership with Intertek, an industrial testing services provider to allow the company use rice DNA markers that IRRI develops

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Indonesia demand boosts Vietnam's rice exports

indonesia demandVietnam's Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development said that the country's export of rice rose nearly 40 per cent in value in the first four months of 2018 due to demand from Indonesia

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Demand in China and India increases global tea consumption and production

tea IndiaGlobal tea consumption and production are projected to keep rising over the next decade, driven by robust demand in developing and emerging countries, thus creating new rural income opportunities and improve food security in tea-producing countries, according to FAO

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