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agri-farm
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Bayer commits to sustainable farming in S Africa

Chemicals and pharmaceuticals company Bayer has joined forces with the Howick-based Future Farmers Foundation to show its support for the Future Farmers initiative. This reinforced Bayer’s commitment to local agricultural development through ...

vegetable farms
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Better Water Use Can Cut Global Food Gap

LONDON—Although growing human numbers, climate change and other crises threaten the world‘s ability to feed itself, researchers believe that if we used water more sensibly that would go a long way towards closing the global food gap. Politicians ...

agric
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Africa: Weak Links Hamper Knowledge Sharing in Agriculture

Agricultural systems are changing. They need knowledge networks, not independent brokers, says Benjamin Kwasi Addom. Agricultural extension services are part of most countries’ rural administrative structure, helping to deliver information and ...

New Orleans - Aeration ponds that were flooded during Hurricane Katrina are back in operating condition with financial assistance provided by The Federal Emergency Management Agency. FEMA obligated more than $145.9 million to rebuilding the water treatment facilities. The two water treatment facilities that service the metropolitan area are again operational as repair work continues. Photo by Manuel Broussard/FEMA.
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SA’s water treatment works in critical state

Pretoria – SA’s water treatment works are in a poor to critical state and monitoring water quality was also becoming an increasing problem. These were among some of the issues the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research [CSIR] raised ...

BRICS
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SA needs a concrete Brics strategy

HEADS of state of the Brics countries will gather in Ufa, Russia, this week for the grouping’s seventh summit, which comes at a particularly challenging time for Russian diplomacy. Precipitated by the conflict in Ukraine, Russia is barred from ...

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