Food safety and transfer of modern technology and knowledge to farmers in Georgia were discussed between Agriculture Minister Otar Shamugia and United States officials in Washington, the Ministry announced on Friday.
Main photo: Sri Lanka facing worst economic crisis (file photo-representational photo). Photo by AP/PTI.
Fear of China fueled the activism, though frustrations had accumulated over stagnant living conditions in the provinces.
NUR-SULTAN -- Kazakh President Qasym-Zhomart Toqaev has signed into law a long-debated and sensitive bill that bans selling and leasing agricultural land to foreigners in the oil-rich Central Asian state.
Main photo: Aubergines are a staple in Hason Ara's community of Ukhiya in Cox's Bazar. Bangladesh. WFP/Sayed Asif Mahmud.
South Africa’s land panel finally produced its report at the end of July. At 144 pages it’s an impressive document, making all the right noises. South Africa, like Zimbabwe, left the land issue for too long. 25 years after freedom, at least now a serious move is being made in South Africa.
THE weather outlook is favourable to Zimbabwe’s efforts to increase food production but economic challenges, aggravated by the coronavirus (COVID-19), could adversely affect yields.
The rainfall outlook for the November 2020-January 2021 period points to a higher probability of above-normal rainfall, which according to experts points to conducive conditions for the 2021 cereal crops.
Dar es Salaam. Land acquisition by investors is said to be one of the major causes of land disputes in Tanzania - especially when locals are not involved in the processes.
Some leaders at the village level offer lands to prospective investors without getting approval from village authorities in accordance with the Village Land Act of 1999.
Reports of a shortage of land for agriculture in some rural areas are surprising, to say the least. A few years ago it was reported that hundreds of youth in Arumeru District, Arusha Region, were relocating to Kenya because of a lack of farmland in the area.
A PROPOSAL to introduce a policy to prevent Namibians from owning more than one farm is unlawful and will not be implemented.
This is according to an update report on the implementation of the second national land conference issued by the office of prime minister Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila at the end of last year.
While we work together to transform the way the world produces, consumes and thinks about food, a group of concerned actors has partnered to co-lead a series of Independent Dialogues ahead of the upcoming 2021 United Nations Food Systems Summit. The Dialogues will promote the centrality of land rights in building sustainable food systems.