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  • Irritec at Agro Food West Africa

    Irritec will attend to Agro Food West Africa exhibition, that will be held from December 5th to 7th at Accra International Conference Centre, in Accra, Ghana. Agro Food West Africa is about agriculture, food processing and packaging technology. Irritec will exhibit its whole range of products and new technologies in the irrigation and drip irrigation field. Irritec will be proud ...


    By IRRITEC SpA

  • Agro-ecology methods are key to food security

    Agro-ecological farming methods, not industrial-scale agriculture will be needed to ensure food security and protect food supplies from the impacts of climate change, argues Olivier De Schutter, UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food. He challenges the widely held view that food production needs to be scaled up to ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Japanese Professional Agro-Industrial Delegation to Visit Israel this Week

    A delegation comprised of 25 executives and researchers from a variety of Japanese agricultural enterprises, arrived to Israel Sunday for a week-long visit. The visit's aim is to study the Israeli agricultural model and encourage cooperation between ...


    By Kenes Exhibitions

  • India-UK fund to boost agro-innovation in Africa and Asia

    The Indian and UK governments are tapping into agricultural innovation outside the traditional international development community with the launch of a £20 million (US$32 million) programme for food security. Sustainable Crop Production Research for International Development (SCPRID) will allow scientists to research stressors, ranging from pests to climate change, on five key crops — ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • EPA Administrator to Visit Fresno, Phoenix for high-speed rail groundbreaking, American Meteorological Society annual meeting

    Today, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy will travel to Fresno, Calif. to join California Governor Jerry Brown, California High-Speed Rail Authority board members, and other government, community and transportation leaders to commemorate the start of sustained construction on the nation’s first high-speed rail system. By 2029, the system is expected to run ...

  • How climate data is bringing benefits to Senegal`s farmers

    Smallholder farmers have years of experience in assessing how climatic conditions, particularly rainfall, affect their crops. But as the climate changes, that knowledge — often gathered over a lifetime — may no longer be valid. As a result, vulnerable farmers need help to adapt or fine-tune their ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Pakistan revamps climate study centre

    With extra funding and empowering legislation Pakistan's autonomous Global Climate Change Impact Centre (GCCIC) is set to take on a regional and international role in climate research. Legislation passed this month ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • World’s most innovative agricultural ideas step into the spotlight in Abu Dhabi

    A host of innovative ideas and products for sustainable agriculture, which have the potential to act as game-changing catalysts in the plight to feed 9.7 billion people forecasted by 2050, will be presented in Abu Dhabi next week. The free to attend Open Innovations Theatre, a popular feature on the show floor of the Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture (GFIA), will highlight products such ...


    By Turret Media FZ LLC

  • Pakistan needs a new crop forecasting system

    Pakistan's outdated crop yield forecasting system needs a revamp, says Ibrar ul Hassan Akhtar. Like most developing countries, Pakistan is staring at the spectre of food insecurity, with its food production out of sync with population growth. The food availability scenario is further ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • WEAM4i successful final workshop!

    On April 6th 2017, WEAM4i Final Workshop was held in Barcelona to present the results of the project and its success case studies During the event, the achievements of WEAM4i smart tools which lead to better efficiency in irrigation – of both Water and Energy – were illustrated by WEAM4i consortium. The tools were demonstrated in different sites in Spain, Portugal and Germany. The ...


    By Meteosim S.L.

  • 2015 Grower Achievement Award

    The AVG's Grower Achievement Award is Sponsored by Agro-Culture Liquid Fertilizers Are you a vegetable grower representing the spirit of excellence in our industry? Do you know a grower operation that is innovative and stands above the rest? It's easy to submit a nomination; fill out the form ...

  • Shallots in Indonesia: Searching for suitable cropland

    Shallots, an onion variety, is the second major horticultural crop after hot peppers in Indonesia. But Indonesia is not self-sufficient in shallot production resulting in imports from countries like India, Thailand, and Vietnam. The Government of Indonesia aims to increase the shallot production to meet the increasing domestic demand and to reduce imports. True shallot seed system ...

  • Agroforestry can fix Pakistan’s depleting tree cover

    Using a mix of trees and crop species can help rejuvenate Pakistan's  deteriorating forests, a study reported. The study is based on physical and chemical analyses of 400 soil samples, collected during a survey of farms and plantations to compare the four agro-ecological zones of the Punjab province. Results of the findings published in the African Science Journal of Environmental Sciences ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Indian Ocean islands link up via agriculture web portal

    As part of a new project to improve biodiversity and agriculture science reporting within the Indian Ocean Commission (IOC), ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Argus FMB East Europe Fertilizer 2016: Early Bird Discount Ends 8 April

    Argus FMB East Europe Fertilizer 2016 is taking place on 15-17 June, offers you the chance to join the only conference focused on fertilizer trade in East Europe. Register ...


    By Argus Media Ltd.

  • Wageningen UR advises Mexico about improving agrologistics

    The Mexican government has expressed an ambition to be among the top 10 export countries for agro-food products by 2030. In collaboration with the Mexican Ministry of Agriculture, Wageningen UR Food & Biobased Research has designed a National Agrologistics Programme to help Mexico realise this ambition. The programme comprises fifteen promising projects designed to bring about drastic ...

  • RainWise Names New Director of Global Sales

    RainWise is pleased to present our new Director of Global Sales, Alex Birdsall. Alex has over 6 years of global technology business development experience with strong client relationships in many industries, including meteorology, agriculture, engineering, forestry, transportation and energy. His enthusiasm, knowledge and creative mind are a perfect match for assisting our customers to ...


    By RainWise Inc.

  • Alterra and partners to demonstrate the use of brackish water for potato cultivation in Egypt

    A consortium led by Alterra has recently started a project called “Salt TOlerant Potatoes improve water and food security - STOP”. Together with our partners we will extend and test the existing Dacom soil moisture monitoring system with a new salinity sensor. Use of this advisory system will prevent both crop drought and salinity stress, while minimizing water losses. It will enable ...

  • UN-backed forum to study climate forecasting and sustainable farming

    More than 80 scientists, farmers, and agriculture experts from around the globe gathered at a United Nations-backed conference in Queensland, Australia, this week to work on long-term sustainability of agriculture through improvements in worldwide distribution of weather and climate projections. The two-day conference in Toowoomba, Queensland, will “identify the needs for improving current ...


    By United Nations

  • Kick-off Eco-Innovation project WAVALUE

    In July 2012, the WAVALUE project is launched aiming at the investigation of innovative digestate treatment technologies. This European project is supported by the Eco-Innovation program. Colsen collaborates with Spanish partners: EKONEK, NEIKER and BLUE AGRO. The research activities focus on processing of digestate with ‘spouted bed' techniques aiming at production of tailor-made N-P-K ...


    By Colsen International b.v.

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