FMCSA approves alternate cargo securement methods for certain agricultural commodities

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FMCSA has granted a waiver to allow alternate cargo securement methods for certain agricultural commodities. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration announced in a Federal Register notice published April 15 that truck drivers hauling certain agricultural commodities can now use alternate methods for cargo securement. FMCSA granted the waiver to the American Trucking Associations’ Agricultural […].

Managing Peru’s Cold Food Chain Logistics

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Exporting a high percentage of the world’s fruits and vegetables, Peru’s farmers and food manufacturers require a high degree of logistics and transportation support for their perishable products. Department of Agriculture (USDA) report (Census of Agriculture. Read in Spanish.

Growing Food anywhere

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Growing food anywhere WFP tries out Hydroponics in Kakuma camps Maru Turich Ador, one of the youth participating in the WFP hydroponics trial in Kakuma inspects spinach growing on a net-tube. We usually just eat the food given to us like sorghum and peas?—?and

Food aid: cooking with numbers

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Arif Husain, Chief Economist of the UN World Food Programme (WFP), reflects on the metrics of global food output and needs There are 821 million hungry people in the world. When you’re an economist working in food assistance, the metrics of access to food keep you awake at night.

Cultivating seeds and dreams in Lebanon

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How sustainable agriculture courses in the Bekaa Valley are boosting livelihoods and benefiting entire communities Nestled amid green fields in the centre of Lebanon’s Bekaa Valley is a seemingly unremarkable farm. Farmers attend the sustainable agriculture course in Lebanon’s Bekaa Valley.

How WFP came to Kabirizi and changed the lives of 600 smallholders

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They had diversified to maize from cotton because it was expensive to cultivate, and like their neighbours, they sought a crop that could provide both money and food. Binaleta’s silo, in which she is able to store food for consuming at home.

One Man’s Trash: How Blockchain Can Target Food Waste to Help End World Hunger

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According to the United Nations, one in nine people today—or 815 million globally—lack access to the food necessary to lead a healthy lifestyle. A staggering 98% of these live in developing countries and 75% live in rural areas that depend on agriculture for their livelihood.

50 shades of resilience

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We no longer need food assistance.” Photo: WFP/Badre Bahaji Participants are given solar-powered radios and to the “Agriculture and Climate’’ programme, which broadcasts helpful information on farming and the weather. united-nations africa malawi agriculture development

Changing lives in 30 countries during 2018 thanks to the Brazilian experience

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It also started to support four African countries in connecting smallholder farmers producing food and cotton to institutional markets, including school feeding programmes. brazil south-south-cooperation agriculture school-feeding

‘I thought you needed to have a lot of money to eat well. I was wrong.’

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Like 90% of the Burundian population, Marie Joselyne and her family depend on agriculture for their survival. Like 90 percent of the population in Burundi, Marie Joselyne and her family depend on agriculture for a living. burundi diet food food-security nutrition

What Is the True Cost of Eating Meat?

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Food and farming is one of the biggest economic sectors in the world. We are no longer in the 14th century, when as much as 76 percent of the population worked in agriculture — but farming still employs more than 26 percent of all workers globally. the food chain now includes the agribusiness companies, the retailers, and the entertainment sector. What are the economics of meat?

“The flood took everything from us”

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According to the latest reports, more than 15,600 families, or nearly 110,000 people have been identified for food assistance in 46 districts across 8 provinces. WFP is supporting some of the hardest-hit families to access emergency food. Balqisa now has food for her 2 grandchildren.

Masters of their own…

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The event on “Rural women’s empowerment for food security and nutrition for all: evidence from joint UN work” was held on the sidelines of the 63rd session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) in New York. rural-development food-security gender women-empowerment women

FMCSA Grants Ag Haulers a Five-Year Exemption Permitting New Cargo Securement Techniques

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Federal regulators have granted a five-year exemption to the Agricultural & Food Transporters Conference of American Trucking Associations, clearing a variety of alternative methods to secure agricultural commodities grouped into large singular units. The exemption lets agriculture haulers nationwide use the alternative methods to secure commodities transported in wood and plastic boxes and bins and […].

Continental commitment by African Governments to school feeding

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Spurring innovation, food safety and quality capacity strengthening and economic resilience This year’s Africa Day of School Feeding comes at the heels of the first ever Future of Food Safety Conference held at the African Union (AU) in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

From burning trees to planting trees

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From burning to planting trees The World Food Programme (WFP) is helping farmers protect their environment Planting trees in the Chisongole Hills surrounding Mposa. Addressing the root causes of food insecurity is key to breaking the cycle of hunger.

The ELD Mandate and Fresh Produce Logistics: What Shippers Need to Know

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ELD and HOS exceptions apply to certain vehicles and carriers, during planting and harvesting periods, and for the transportation of agricultural commodities within a 150-air mile radius from the source of the commodities.

The ELD Mandate and Fresh Produce Logistics: What Shippers Need to Know

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ELD and HOS exceptions apply to certain vehicles and carriers, during planting and harvesting periods, and for the transportation of agricultural commodities within a 150-air mile radius from the source of the commodities.

School meals: an invaluable investment for next generation

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We reiterate our call to the Japanese Government to increase, in the future, the quantity of fish in order to cover the food needs of at least 600, 000 students in Burundi” said Janiviere Ndirahisha, Minister of Education. burundi food-security africa nutrition school-meals

From school meals recipient to member of Parliament in Nepal

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Shifting patriarchal and socio-cultural norms Parbati was born to an impoverished family in a rural village called Bhagwatitole in Narayan Municipality of Dailekh district, an area vulnerable to food insecurity, poverty, and natural disasters. human-rights nepal politics food gender

The Trade War of 2018: Report From the Front

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He reviews recent actions taken by the Administration on aluminum and steel, autos, agricultural goods and technology, among other products. Regulation and Compliance Global Supply Chain Management Global Trade & Economics Automotive High-Tech/Electronics Food & Beverage All Technology Global Trade Management SC Finance & Revenue Mgmt. The past few weeks have seen a dizzying series of actions by President Trump against what he considers to be unfair treatment against the U.S.

Eat, Grow, Study: School Feeding in Africa

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I love the Atasi (local dish) that we eat at school…and I will cry if they stop giving us food at school because the food is better here and keeps me from being tired,” says young Agnes. “I education, nutrition, social protection and local agriculture?—?all

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Welcome Chick-fil-A to Founders Camp

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One of the key themes for solution finding at Dynamo is food supply chains and distribution. The brand is widely known for its “best in class” customer service and it is applying that fundamental service expectation to its tests of meal kits, meal delivery and locally sourced foods.

World Hunger is a Logistics Issue

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We picked a menu where we can have unlimited amount of this dish and the waiters kept bringing more food on the table, up to a point where we had to tell them to stop. In the World, more than 795 million people do not have enough food to live a healthy life.

WFP’s gender-transformative asset creation activity empowers local housewives in Maguindanao

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It all started when the Municipal Agriculture Office in their town invited the women to join a cooperative in September 2018. As they joined WFP’s activity, they learned not just farming techniques, but also about the agricultural value chain. “We realized that we can do so much more.”

Inauguration of a Regional Center of Excellence against Hunger and Malnutrition: a ray of hope for…

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The Centre, illustration of a successful partnership between Côte d’Ivoire and the World Food Programme, WFP / Boris Bah Denimond Concretely, what will the Center be used for? The World Food Programme Executive Director, M.

Breaking new ground in Mozambique

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They built a cattle treatment station and a field for multiplication of drought- resistant seeds, as part of a project ran by the World Food Programme (WFP) with funding from the German Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development. During the year of El Niño, we had no food.

Hunger, Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment?—?What’s the Connection?

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Photo: WFP/Nyani Quarmyne Take home food from school helps break barriers to girls’ and boys’ education. WFP focuses on tackling the inequalities and barriers that adolescent girls encounter in accessing formal education; food security, having opportunities and exercising their rights?—?through

Floor Scales – Why, Where and How to Choose Them

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Agriculture. Portable floor scales are quite often used in the agriculture sector to weigh agricultural bulk items such as food, fertilizers, lumber, bamboo, hemp, flax, silk, etc.

Produce Season and How It Affects Capacity

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. Food items are something that will always be in demand. Consumers expect fresh produce and other food products year around. million truckloads of food and kindred products this year, up 5% from 2017. Moreover, truckloads of food are expected to rise by an additional 8% to 166.9

Voices from Cox’s Bazar - Binta Bajaha

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Binta Bajaha, a Gender Programme Officer with the World Food Programme in Cox’s Bazar Bangladesh speaks about the impact of mainstreaming gender in the world’s largest refugee camp. Women are the producers of food and yet they consume less.

Terrorism and Supply Chain: A Growing Threat of Supply Chain Terrorism

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I recently spoke with Randy Russell of the Russell Group , an agricultural lobbying firm that works with farmers and manufacturers from the supply chain, to ask about his thoughts on terrorism and the impact it can have on the supply chain, especially related to our food and water supplies.

Does Your Supply Chain Need Blockchain?

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Additionally, working with third-parties helps guarantee compatibility which is critical for bringing blockchain to other industries like retail and food service. According to CoBank, the agricultural industry will be among the first to benefit from the introduction of blockchain.

Farm country economy ‘continues to deteriorate’ | Full Stories – Caption as the Content | Full

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Trade Representative, continue to have conversations about a potential bilateral trade deal with Japan, USTR Chief Agricultural Negotiator Gregg Doud said during the hearing. “Other countries have beat us to the punch, and we’ve got to get busy,” Doud said. A few days ago Thune was in a grain elevator in South Dakota, where soybeans were priced at $7.05 agriculture products in their retaliation, and China is the biggest buyer of U.S.

Farm country economy ‘continues to deteriorate’

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Trade Representative, continue to have conversations about a potential bilateral trade deal with Japan, USTR Chief Agricultural Negotiator Gregg Doud said during the hearing. “Other countries have beat us to the punch, and we’ve got to get busy,” Doud said. A few days ago Thune was in a grain elevator in South Dakota, where soybeans were priced at $7.05 agriculture products in their retaliation, and China is the biggest buyer of U.S.