世界の農業・食料関係ニュース:過去1週間(World food and agriculture:past one weak

農業情報研究所

2018年2月21日更新

世界(World)(top) 

Collaborative Partnership on Forests highlights the importance of halting deforestation for sustainable development,FAO,18.2.20New

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アジア(Asiatop

 

Iloilo province falls short of 1M MT rice target,Business World,18.2.16

 

Imported rice starts arriving at various ports,Jalarta Post,18.2.15

The government’s decision to import rice sparked controversy as a number of regional leaders opposed the imports, arguing that their farmers produced enough rice

 

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アフリカ(Africatop

  

State policies should seek to support small-scale farmers,Daily News(Tanzania),18.2.19New

Speaking at the just ended 4th Annual Agricultural Policy Conference (AAPC), the high-profile former leader said the policies should help boost the productivity of smallholder farmers including fishers.

“The government has been spending millions of shillings importing for instance edible oil, but central regions have all the potential to produce enough cooking oil. It’s time to make a decision and end excess imports that might kill industrial development plans,” he said

  

WFP Completes First Food Delivery by Boat in Upper Nile,reliefweb,18.2.18

The World Food Programme (WFP) has accomplished a historical feat by delivering a first load of aid by boat. The barge transported some five hundred metric tons of food on the Nile River from Renk to Malakal for further distribution in other Upper Nile areas struck by food shortages.

Prioritise passage of food security bill to end famines, Business Daily,18.2.18

Food insecurity has been a national problem over the years leading to starvation and on extreme cases death. This is despite the Constitution guaranteeing every Kenyan freedom from hunger under Article 43.

 

Battling to save the world’s bananas,New Times,18.2.16

 

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Village Savings: Helping Small Farmers Weather Climate Shocks,IPS,18.2.14

 

ヨーロッパ(Europe)(top

 

2017 another record year for EU agri-food exports,European Commission,18.2.20

 

1K march for animal rights,YLE,18.2.18

Some one thousand people gathered at the Helsinki Railway Square at midday on Saturday to protest the government's proposed animal rights bill.

 

北米(North America)top  

Rail Crunch Leaves Oil, Wheat Stranded on Canada's Prairies,Bloomberg,18.2.16

A shortage of rail cars in Canada is leaving grain and oil shipments stranded on the Prairies, sending crude prices plummeting and leaving farmers in a cash crunch.

The nation’s biggest railways haven’t been able to deliver enough cars after harsh winter conditions and as a sudden boom in energy production sparked a swell of demand. Some farmers have been waiting for months to deliver wheat and canola to elevators before they can get paid. The squeeze also means that crude supplies are piling up in Alberta, pushing prices to the biggest discount relative to New York futures in more than four years.
  

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