ERL: half of world's calories is produced by small farms

Small farm Dalaman 2833283000A study published in Environmental Research Letter (ERL) estimates that more than 50 per cent of the world's food calories are produced in regions where the average farm size is less than five hectares, particularly in South and East Asia 

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Wheat rust continues, new races found in Central Asia, Europe and Africa

Wheat leaf rust on wheatWheat rust, a family of fungal diseases that can cause crop losses of up to 100 percent in untreated susceptible wheat, is making further advances in Europe, Africa, and Asia, according to two new studies produced by scientists in collaboration with the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)

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G20 farm ministers discuss protecting water supplies

GTJwcwO9UCv71eqg1WqW6htNPY8TLp89'Greater global efforts should be taken to safeguard precious world water supplies to secure food production,' the agriculture ministers of the group of 20 leading economies (G20) said on Sunday 22 January 

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Piñol: "Philippines are ready to export corn in 2017"

Belize farming gmEmmanuel F. Piñol, Secretary of Agriculture of the Philippines, has stated on his official Facebook page that the Philippines is ready to export corn

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Farming is sixth best performing sector in China Q4

downloadZhaopin Limited, a leading career platform platform in China that focuses on connecting users with relevant job opportunities, has partnered China Institute for Employment Research (CIER) at Renmin University to produce the CIER Employment Index Report for Q4 of 2016 where farming ranked six in the best performing sectors in the fourth quarter of 2016

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