Top Agriculture Trader Cargill to Stop Exporting Russian Grain

The top global agricultural commodity trader Cargill is to stop exporting Russian grain this summer while maintaining its other operations in the country, Russia’s RBC news website reported Wednesday, citing a letter sent by Cargill Russia to a senior Russian official. Cargill Russia has reportedly notified Russian Deputy Agriculture Minister Oksana Lut of its intentions to … Read more

Africa: UN’s Nuclear Agency and Food and Agriculture Wing Announce Key Commitments to Tackle Global Water Crisis

On the penultimate day of the United Nations Water Conference, two UN agencies announced several potentially game-changing commitments that could enable countries to quickly gather data on the state of their water resources, and boost efficiency of water use for more sustainable agriculture practices. A worldwide network of water analysis laboratories and a tool to … Read more

Africa: Managing Water Sustainably Is Key to the Future of Food and Agriculture

Pretoria, South Africa — In contrast to its strategic role as an essential resource to help achieve community development and poverty alleviation globally, groundwater has remained a poorly understood and managed resource. This is according to a scoping study pertaining to the status of groundwater resources management in SADC. The study continues to say that … Read more

New irrigation technologies needed in Azerbaijan’s agriculture – official

New irrigation technologies needed in Azerbaijan

BAKU, Azerbaijan, March 14. It is necessary to introduce new irrigation technologies in Azerbaijan’s agriculture, Chairman of the Agrarian Policy Committee of Azerbaijan’s parliament Tahir Rzayev said at today’s meeting of the committee, Trend reports. Rzayev noted that in the summer months, there are serious problems with watering cotton and other agricultural lands. “If earlier … Read more