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Food, farming and sustainability: What future in post-Brexit UK?

British farmers are exploring how leaving the EU’s legislative reach could possibly improve sustainable food and farming in the UK. Or whether Brexit could only worsen the state of affairs.In the hallowed halls of Westminster, the British government has been dreaming up a golden vision of sustainability for British agriculture post-Brexit. Despite positive hopes for …

Deutsche Welle

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How a farming project in Nepal is smashing caste bigotry

As members of the lowest caste, Dalit women are among Nepal’s poorest people. They’re badly affected by climate change too. A farming project is helping them prepare for global warming. It’s had a surprising side-effect.Project goal: Helping women in the mountainous regions of Nepal’s Kavre district adapt to the effects of climate change — particularly …

Deutsche Welle

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Going organic in Ghana

Organic farming products have been on the rise in Ghana as food safety is a priority with more and more consumers in the African nation. Oluwakemi Aladesuyi has this story on a Ghanaian papaya farm with a difference.Michael Osei Appiah said he first heard it on the radio, the message “Go Organic.” As the manager …

Deutsche Welle


Rice Harvest Season reveals hopes, suffering of Egyptian farmers

  Farmers at Qaransho village in Basion area in Gharbeya Governorate harvested their rice crops in late September, ending a season which they described as “one of the best in recent years”. Surrounded by waves of joy and excitement, farmers and their families worked to gather the rice grains from huge fields. The season for …

Rana Khaled

Dr Iris Boutros is an economist and strategist. Daily News Egypt

The Egyptian and Californian tomato farmers and the galabaya mafia

“I am a farmer. My father was a farmer. My grandfather was a farmer. But I only now learned how to farm.” These are the proud words of an Egyptian small farmer whose tomato yields topped those of a typical Californian farmer. And proud he should be. He produced 82 tons of tomatoes per feddan …

Iris Boutros

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