Farmgate Prices – Week Ending October 31, 2015

View Farmgate Prices – Week Ending October 31, 2015 This information comes from the JAMIS website: Jamaica Agriculture Market Information System (JAMIS) Price Points: Farmgate Prices Farmgate prices are collected on Wednesdays from farmers by the Marketing and Extension Officers of the Rural Agricultural Development Authority (RADA). What is JAMIS?  Overview: Jamaica Agriculture Market Information …

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The End Of The Line for Fish?

Fish are the last wild food, and we’re just realizing it. — Paul Greenberg, author of Four Fish Brian Walsh wrote “The End Of The Line” about Turners Falls, Massachusetts fish farm Australis Aquaculture in the July 18,  2011 issue of Time Magazine, discussing the future of fishing and the impact farm fishing could have …

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Expo Milano 2015: Feeding the Planet

“Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life” is the core theme of Expo Milano 2015. Expo Milano 2015 is the Global Exhibition held in Milan, Italy, from May 1 to October 31, 2015. As the expo draws to a conclusion, the results have been that Milan has become a global center where more than 140 countries are …

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Scientific model supported by UK Government Taskforce flags risk of civilisation’s collapse by 2040

A sobering must-read article by Nafeez Ahmed on global food shortages recently appeared in INSURGE intelligence. New scientific models supported by the British government’s Foreign Office show that if we don’t change course, in less than three decades industrial civilisation will essentially collapse due to catastrophic food shortages, triggered by a combination of climate change, …

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Terrorism alert over increasing food shortages

As seen in the Times Environment Ben Webster  Environment Editor —  The Times Published at 12:01AM, August 14 2015 Global food shortages will become three times more likely by 2040 and expose Britain to greater risk from terrorism, according to a government-commissioned study . Droughts, heatwaves and floods will become more frequent because of climate …

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GCC needs long-term food strategy

Strategy is needed to ensure enough food and cut reliance on imports Published Monday, April 30, 2012 Emirates 24/7 Business Gulf oil producers need to draw up a long-term strategy to ensure enough food for their fast-growing populations and ease their heavy reliance on imports, according to a regional food official. The six Gulf Cooperation …

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Al Ghurair Foods plans to enter other countries to raise UAE’s food stocks

UAE firm to give incentive to farmers abroad to enhance food security As Reported in The Emirates 24/7 By V M Sathis 2015-05-22 08:13+0400 Al Ghurair Foods, one of the largest food producers and traders in the UAE, will start giving incentives to farmers in countries where it operate farms, as part of a long-term …

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