KADUNA, Nigeria In a flowing cream hijab, Karima M. Imam walks through her fields in scrubland in northern Nigeria as workers harvest a gnarled brown root that has turned gold since COVID struck: ginger. | Video
* Results awaited on Egypt wheat tender
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BARCELONA/LONDON Fruit and vegetable harvests are underway in western Europe with seasonal workers gathering crops in top producer Spain, but costs are rising as farmers fear a third wave of COVID-19 might cause a repeat of 2020's damaging disruptions in labour supply.
LONDON The acquisition of a stake in commodity merchant Louis Dreyfus Company (LDC) by Abu Dhabi's ADQ is an important part of the emirates' food security strategy, food and water security minister Mariam bint Mohammed Saeed Hareb Almheiri said.
LONDON, March 25 The acquisition of a stake in
commodity merchant Louis Dreyfus Company (LDC) by Abu
Dhabi's ADQ is an important part of the emirates' food security
strategy, food and water security minister Mariam bint Mohammed
Saeed Hareb Almheiri said.
Vulnerabilities in the world's food supply system have been laid bare by the COVID-19 pandemic, making global leaders more aware that if not fixed they could mean famine and mass migration, the head of United Nations' World Food Programme said.
LONDON (Reuters) -England's farming and environment minister George Eustice said on Thursday he was launching a public consultation on gene editing in agriculture, with the prospect the technology will the regulated less stringently than genetic modification.
LONDON/BRUSSELS Shipments of meat, such as lamb, bacon and sausages, between Britain and the European Union will be disrupted next year even with a Brexit trade deal, as a shortage of veterinarians and a mountain of paperwork disrupt supply lines.
* Corn prices capped by weak ethanol demand
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