Wednesday, May 2, 2012

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News9 new results for agriculture technology
Country Gets New Agricultural Centre
Strategically located near the National University at Butare, in the Southern Province of Rwanda and a three hour drive from the capital Kigali, the China-Rwanda Agriculture Technology Demonstration Center is expected to spearhead modern technology and ...
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New Chinese Tech to Boost Food Production
Last week, the US$ 6 million China-Rwanda Agriculture Technology Demonstration Center expected to spearhead modern agriculture technology and demonstration as a way of improving agricultural output was officially opened by Prime Minister Pierre ...
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Surinder Sud: Clueless on crops?
Business Standard
The so-termed "advance estimates" of crop production, the agriculture ministry's version of crop output forecasts, lack credence. The huge difference between the first advance estimates and final estimates is untenable. Besides, the present system for ...
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Nigerian farmers, others to benefit from $7m US project
Nigerian Tribune
IITA will lead the project and will work with the African Agricultural Technology Foundation (AATF), Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa – Soil Health Program (AGRA), Farm Input Promotions (FIPS), the Tropical Soil Biology and Fertility Research ...
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Feeding The Asian: Agricultural R&D And Food Security – Analysis
Eurasia Review
In recent years, various measures have been proposed by scholars and implemented by the government to address the growing concern on regional food security, among which the role of technology is championed and prioritised. While enhancing agricultural ...
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Workshop on fruit, vegetable production technology held
Business Recorder (blog)
A two-day training workshop on "Fruit and Vegetable Production Technology" organised by Directorate of Outreach, Agriculture Research Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in collaboration with Agriculture Research Institute, Mingora in scenic valley of Swat, ...
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Eggplant war: Scientists defend GMO
Philippine Star
Blando said the petitioners are not farmers themselves and that genuine farmers need agricultural technology that would greatly benefit them. "Bt eggplant would indeed be beneficial to farmers, especially with eggplant farming being quite a profitable ...
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UCBs to get assistance for CBS from Nabard
Business Standard (blog)
In a major boost to cooperative banks in India, National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (Nabard) has been asked to provide financial assistance to about 400 small urban cooperative banks (UCBs) to create infrastructure for core banking ...
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UCR Chancellor Speaks at Morrill Act Celebration
UC Riverside
By Kris Lovekin on April 30, 2012 By Nicole Freeling SACRAMENTO — Leaders in higher education, agriculture and technology gathered in Sacramento today (April 30) to celebrate one of Abraham Lincoln's most lasting if lesser-known legacies: the act that ...
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Web2 new results for agriculture technology
When Bill Gates pushes high-tech agriculture, who benefits?
EXTRACT: Big Ag, including the Monsantos of the world, would have you believe that GM foods, and all the chemicals and fertilizers that go with them, are the ...
PM: Modern technology, farming, are inter-linked
The much-touted Green Revolution plans will not succeed if farmers do not adopt new and modern farming technologies, Prime Minister Mizengo Pinda has said ...