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Global harvest outlook for grain is good

Harvest outlook afAs the governments are taking measures such as banning grain exports and suspending flour sales abroad to ensure their own food security in COVID-19 escalations, this could trigger disruptions in food supply chain in April and May, according to the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)

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AfDB approves US$1.5mn emergency grant to curb desert locusts

locust pixabay afThe African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved a US$1.5mn emergency relief grant to assist nine countries in the East and Horn of Africa on the control of swarms of desert locusts that are threatening livelihoods and food security

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Novel chemistry discovered to protect crops from fungal disease

exeter rice afAs pathogenic fungi pose a huge and growing threat to global food security, a consortium of researchers from the University of Exeter, led by Professor Gero Steinberg have discovered a novel chemistry to protect crops from fungal disease

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Food shortage would be a serious crisis in UK under lockdown, says GODAN executive director

godan covid feagIn the UK’s coronavirus lockdown situation, it is imperative that plans are in place to ensure the supply chain remains open, functional and optimised, according to Andre Laperriere, executive director at Global Open Data for Agriculture and Nutrition (GODAN)

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Spur in agricultural activities as highway opens up northern Togo

AfDN CU9 road agriThe 120-metre Alemondji bridge has been built as part of the renovation of the roads on the CU9 corridor linking Lomé, Cinkansé and Ouagadougou, ensuring improved agricultural market access for inputs and products in the region

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