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Nigel Hunt

From Nigeria to Brazil 'halo' crops reap pandemic profits

Jun 02 2021

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

GRAINS-U.S. wheat slides to one-month low; corn and soy also down

May 24 2021

* Results awaited on Egypt wheat tender (Adds comment, updates prices)

Coronavirus costs climb as Europe's farmers seek seasonal workers

Mar 31 2021

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.

Dreyfus deal to help UAE achieve food security - minister

Mar 25 2021

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.

Dreyfus deal to help UAE achieve food security - minister

Mar 25 2021

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.

Pandemic a wake-up to world leaders on food frailties, WFP says

Jan 27 2021

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.

England launches plan to ease crop gene editing regulation post-Brexit

Jan 07 2021

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.

Analysis-Brexit deal or no deal, meat supply lines will choke on red tape

Dec 16 2020

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.

GRAINS-Soybeans edge higher on strong demand and weather concerns

Nov 18 2020

* Corn prices capped by weak ethanol demand (Adds quotes, updates prices)

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