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2017年7月23日更新

世界(World) アジア(Asia) オセアニア(Oceanjia) 中東・北アフリカ(M.East & N.Afria

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世界(World)top) 

Rise of mega farms: how the US model of intensive farming is invading the world,The Guardian,17.7.21

Demand for cheaper food and lower production costs is turning green fields into industrial sheds to process vast amounts of meat and poultry 

アジア(Asiatop

North Korean children face hunger amid worst drought since 2001,Deutsche Welle,17.7.21

米、中国にコメ輸出開始へ 両政府合意、検疫手続き後 日本経済新聞 17.7.21

U.S., China Sign Historic Agreement to Provide Market Access for U.S. Rice Exports USDA  17.7.20
The UN says prolonged dry weather - the worst in 15 years - is leading to severe food shortages in North Korea. The isolated communist state, which partly relies on food aid, will likely need increased imports this year.

DPR Korea’s food production hit by the worst drought since 2001,FAO,17.7.20

Government to tap emergency rice fund to help corn farmers,Phnom Penh Post,17.7.18 

The government will use the untapped funds of an emergency rice loan package to support struggling corn farmers who have protested the low market prices for their crop this season, state officials said yesterday
 

No policy decision yet on GM mustard crop: Centre to Supreme Court,The Hindu,17.7.17 

The Centre today informed the Supreme Court that so far it has not taken any policy decision on the commercial release of Genetically Modified (GM) mustard crop.

South Asia in urgent call for Thai rice,Bangkok Post,17.7.17
   Bangladesh and Sri Lanka are in talks with Thailand for an urgent purchase of 400,000 tonnes of rice to replenish their falling stocks, says the Commerce Ministry's Department of Foreign Trade (DFT).

BAAC push for 1m smart farmers,Bangkok Post,17.7.17

The Bank for Agriculture and Agricultural Cooperatives (BAAC) plans to help upgrade 1 million small farmers into smart farmers within three years in an attempt to help them escape from poverty in a sustainable way.

 

Farm output likely grew 5% in Q2 -- Agri chief,Business World (Philippines),17.7.17 

FARM OUTPUT growth for the second quarter likely matched the first quarter’s pace to remain supportive of the economy during the period, the country’s agriculture chief said over the weekend.

 

Taiwan signs agricultural MOU with Poland: COA,Taipei Times,17.7.17 

Taiwan has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Poland to promote cooperation in the agricultural sector, the Council of Agriculture (COA) said.
 

India submits farm data to WTO; says no immediate obligation to cut subsidies,The Hindu,17.7.17

India has submitted details of its domestic support programme in agriculture to the World Trade Organisation and has asserted that it is under no obligation at the moment to cut any of its subsidies.

オセアニア(Oceanjia) top 

 

 

中東・北アフリカ(M.East & N.Afria)top

 

アフリカ(Africa)top

Gov’t imports predators to kill fall armyworm,Daily Monitor(Uganda),17.7.23New

In a bid to completely contain the killer fall armyworm, government has imported prowling insects which will eat the heavily destructive worm.
 

East Africa’s Poor Rains: Hunger Worsened, Crops Scorched, Livestock Dead,IPS,17.7.19

Poor rains across East Africa have worsened hunger and left crops scorched, pastures dry and thousands of livestock dead, the United Nations food and agriculture agency has warned in a new alert.
 

Climate-friendly farming solution fizzles in Zimbabwe,IRIN,17.9.19

Best intentions don’t always translate into best practice, as David Dzama found out to his cost. At first, conservation agriculture seemed like the solution to the climate change-linked problems facing the smallholder farmer in Zimbabwe’s Seke district, about 50 kilometres south of Harare.

 

South Sudan confirms outbreak of fall armyworm pest,SudanTribube.com,17.7.19

July 18, 2017 (JUBA) – South Sudan has reported an outbreak of fall armyworm pest in its Equatoria region, including Magwi, Yei and Juba, Northern Bahr el Gazal and in parts of Jonglei states.

 Is there a good side to palm oil?,Deutsshe Welle,17.7.18
Palm oil is often synonymous with deforestation, pollution and bad agricultural practices. But an example from Sierra Leone shows that it doesn't have to be.

Southern Africa’s Marshall Plan to Stop Voracious Crop Worm,IPS,17.7.18

Southern African countries have agreed on a multi-pronged plan to increase surveillance and research to contain the fall army worm, which has cut forecast regional maize harvests by up to ten percent, according to a senior U.N. Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) official.
 

RIFAN seeks collaboration with African countries on rice production.The Nation Nigeria,17.7.17

The Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN) says it is seeking collaboration with Competitive African Rice Initiative (CARI) and other African countries to increase rice production and export within the continent

ヨーロッパ(Europe)top 

« Neuf propositions pour l’agriculture française »,Le Monde,17.7.21

La crise de l’agriculture monopolise l’attention aux Etats généraux de l’alimentation,Le Monde,17.7.21

Retrouvez nos tribunes à l’occasion des Etats généraux de l’alimentation,Le Monde,17.7.21

Les Etats généraux de l’alimentation démarrent sur une fausse note,Le Monde,17.7.21

Arrêté relatif aux mesures de biosécurité dans les élevages de volailles : des avancées pour les petits producteurs,La Confédération paysanne,17.7.18

Hogan highlights progress made on CAP simplification and consultation,European Commission,17.7.18

Agriculture and rural development Commissioner Phil Hogan has updated EU agriculture and fisheries ministers on the results of the recent public consultation on the future of food and farming and on the progress made so far on simplifying and modernising the common agricultural policy (CAP).

Un rendez-vous pour réconcilier agriculture et environnement,Le Monde,17.7.18

 
Pilot project: restructuring the honey bee chain and Varroa resistance breeding and selection programme,European Commission,17.7.18

 

Lavis du Comité des régions sur la PAC va dans le bon sens,La Confédération paysanne,17.7.17 

Adopté le 13 juillet, l'avis sur l'avenir de la PAC* est très encourageant. Dans cet avis, le Comité des régions, instance qui représente les collectivités territoriales au sein de l'Union européenne, avance plusieurs pistes intéressantes, comme un système de plafonnement des paiements directs avec une modulation à l'actif.

EU and Brazil join forces for global level-playing field in farm subsidies,Europen Commission,17.7.17 

« Jusqu’à quand distribuera-t-on des subventions à une agriculture aux conséquences sanitaires et environnementales coûteuses ? »,Le Monde,17.7.17

Dans une tribune au « Monde », Claude Gruffat, président de Biocoop, explique qu’il n’est plus temps de soutenir un modèle agricole mécanisé et chimique destructeur aux dépens de l’agriculture biologique.

論壇:今や生物学的農業(有機農業)を犠牲に破壊的機械化・化学農業を支援する時代ではない。

 

Pour une agroécologie à la fois plus efficace et plus équitable que le modèle industriel,Le Monde,17.7.17

論壇:農業は化学工業との腐れ縁を断ち切り、土と生態系を尊重する農法を復活させねばならない。

 

北米(North America)top

米、中国にコメ輸出開始へ 両政府合意、検疫手続き後 日本経済新聞 17.7.21

U.S., China Sign Historic Agreement to Provide Market Access for U.S. Rice Exports USDA  17.7.20
The UN says prolonged dry weather - the worst in 15 years - is leading to severe food shortages in North Korea. The isolated communist state, which partly relies on food aid, will likely need increased imports this year.

Weed killer turns farmer against farmer in U.S.,Globe and Mail,17.7.18 

Concern about herbicide has spawned lawsuits and prompted temporary bans – and might have been the catalyst for a murder
除草剤耐性作物に撒かれるジカンバが隣接農地の作物を殺す。農家同志の大喧嘩の種に。

 

Ontario lags behind on regulations for certifying organic food: report,Globe and Mail,17.7.18 

Ontario is significantly lagging behind other provinces on regulations for certifying food as organic and support for the industry despite having the largest market in Canada, a new report says.

   

中南米(Latin America)top

Farming Beyond Drought,IPS,17.7.20

Caribbean farmers have been battling extreme droughts in recent years. A FAO official says drought ranks as the single most common cause of severe food shortages in developing countries, making it a key issue for Caribbean food security.

 

EU and Brazil join forces for global level-playing field in farm subsidies,Europen Commission,17.7.17