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No soil and water, no life!

Human beings, who are under the delusion that they will solve all kinds of problems with the power they get from the rapid development of technology, are in a great consumption frenzy. With the unbearable lightness of consuming more, mankind has started to push the limits of the natural balance, …

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Qu Dongyu: Agriculture must produce more with less!

At a high-level meeting on 27 June in Geneva, FAO Director-General Qu Dongyu told participants that by 2050 global food production will need to increase by at least 30-40% – while also minimising the negative impact on the environment. Qu Dongyu The event was among several sessions dedicated to trade and food …

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Recurrent extreme heat threatens yields!

Global temperatures in June again broke existing records, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) said – the thirteenth month in a row to do so.  The monthly Market Monitor produced by the Agricultural Market Information System (AMIS) warned that agricultural yields could be affected if extreme heat persists, especially if episodes occur during periods of …

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