Agriculture

IFAD: Small-scale farmers need better wages

Majority of rural people in developing countries earn their incomes from agriculture. (Image source: IFAD)As the rural small-scale farmers in developing countries are mostly paid a pittance for their work, the president of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) has urged the world leaders attending the UN Food Systems Summit to take concrete actions to change this

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Vietnam and Belgium boost agricultural trade relations

Vietnam Belgium partnershipNational assembly chairman Vuong Dinh Hue and Minister of agriculture and rural Development Le Minh Hoan met with the Belgian delegation to boost bi-lateral agriculture trade

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Agricultural product supplier Farmmi expanding in southwest Asia

mushroomFarmmi, Inc, an agriculture products supplier in China, announced the company's subsidiary Zhejiang Farmmi Biotechnology, is continuing its growth with new product order for its dried whole Shiitake mushrooms

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China helps WFP upgrade mobile app for Zambian farmers

The enhanced app will allow farmers to sell their crops and access market information from the safety of their homes. (Image source: Adobe Stock)China contributed to the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) this week, through a South-South and Triangular cooperation Covid opportunity fund, which will be used to make user experience better for the Virtual Farmers Market app, locally known as Maano

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FAO launches practical tools to encourage soil organic carbon sequestration

FAOThe Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has launched two practical instruments designed to encourage soil organic carbon maintenance and sequestration, a key tool for climate action

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