Key Considerations for Reverse Logistics of Agricultural Products

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Where do you get your food from, and where does the Food waste go? The point is, we expect food to be readily available. We expect our society to produce food through ethical agricultural practices, […]. The post Key Considerations for Reverse Logistics of Agricultural Products appeared first on SIPMM INSTITUTE. I am sure most of us will have the same answer as me: from the Grocery Store to the Dustbin.

Mazars Food and Beverage Virtual Forum

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On July 23, Mazars hosted our first ever virtual Food and Beverage Forum. Our guest speakers, Marc Oshima, co-founder and… The post Mazars Food and Beverage Virtual Forum appeared first on The Ledger - Mazars USA. He has 35 years of experience in the Food and Beverage industry.

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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 […].

From farmhand to entrepreneur?—?climate-smart agriculture in Malawi

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Malawi: Solar-powered irrigation is offsetting southern Africa’s drought How climate-smart tech from the World Food Programme is helping one smallholder farmer grow, sell and run a shop Rabson Diwa, right, says WFP assistance is ‘a big relief’ to the Domwe community. With the climate growing increasingly volatile, however, food production was plummeting every year. I used the money from the sales to buy food for my family and to open a shop.

World Food Day: WFP works towards food security one sack at a time

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World Food Day: How WFP works towards food security?—?one Photo: WFP/Damilola Onafuwa The United Nations World Food Programme is the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate. The Prize recognizes WFP’s work highlighting the link between food security and conflict.

Congo: African cooperation improves food processing

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Technical support from Benin and Cote d’Ivoire helps Congolese food processors enhance the quality of cassava-based products At Bouansa, a busy intersection on the highway linking Brazzaville and Pointe Noire, a new product is available on roadside stalls.

Your neighbor is your brother- agricultural stability in a war- torn country

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Your neighbor is your brother- agricultural stability in a war-torn country In the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), the opposing Twa and Luba tribes are on peaceful terms thanks to a joint resilience project implemented by the World Food Programme (WFP) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). It has also disrupted staple food production in the historically very productive province of Tanganyika, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

The farmers fighting food waste in Uganda

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The farmers fighting food loss in Uganda Training in handling harvests to reduce spoiling is ushering subsistence farming towards agribusiness Members of the Akumuklire Outgrowers’ Society in Pakanyi outside their community warehouse. farmers there face the daily challenge of firefighting food loss. Patrick Achikal, chair of the Akumuklire Outgrowers’ Society, which plays a key role in reducing post-harvest losses of food through improved handling and storage.

How Technology Promises to Transform Farm and Food Industries

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Elements of the agriculture and food industries that have been slow to adopt technology are feeling the most pain from the coronavirus pandemic

Colorado State University: Biofuels Show Promise for Replacing Fossil Fuels

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A new study led by Colorado State University – including an interdisciplinary team of plant scientists, ecologists and engineers – has predicted significant climate benefits stemming from the use of advanced biofuel technologies.

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Using food to create community assets

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Food as a tool bringing South Sudan back to life How a road built with the help of WFP connects a community to a new world of opportunities A WFP four-wheel-drive vehicle cruising on the gravel road constructed by Madbai farmers’ group. WFP encourages and helps communities across South Sudan to develop their own infrastructure through what is known as Food for Assets (FFA). With food in stock, life is different now.” agriculture infrastructure community south-sudan roads

Seeds of Hope

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Greenhouse of hope for Afghan refugees in the Islamic Republic of Iran WFP and its UN sister agency the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) work together to boost resilience Zahra Samandari, Mohajerin Semnan Settlement. agriculture iran humanitarian refugees food

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. In Peru, asparagus agriculture is a vital job generator—and much more important than other traditional crops in the areas, such as cotton, corn, or rice. Industry News cold food chain PeruRead in Spanish.

The World Food Programme

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million people in around 83 countries each year , the World Food Programme (WFP) is the leading humanitarian organization saving lives and changing lives, delivering food assistance in emergencies and working with communities to improve nutrition and build resilience. As the international community has committed to end hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition by 2030 , one in nine people worldwide still do not have enough to eat. million metric tons of food.

CalBio, Chevron and Dairy Farmers Successfully Achieve First RNG Production

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Biofuel Featured Natural Gas Refueling Adopt-a-Port alternative fuel vehicles biofuel biogas biomethane CalBio CalBioGas LLC California Bioenergy LLC California Department of Food and Agriculture California Public Utility Commission Chevron U.S.A. California Bioenergy LLC (CalBio), a developer of dairy digesters for generating renewable electricity and vehicle fuel, Chevron U.S.A.

The food explorers of Nigeria

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Nigerian chefs tell why they cook, and how they use foods and vegetables from Nigeria to make healthy and nutritious meals ‘A man who calls his kinsmen to feast does not do so to save them from starving…We come together because it is good for kinsmen to do so.’?—?Chinua Chinua Achebe, Things Fall Apart Food is part of speech, life and well-being in Nigeria. Proverbs that reference food to describe facets of life?—?like Photo: WFP/Neec Nonso “I am a Food Explorer.

World Food Programme to scale up in Lebanon as blast destroys Beirut’s port

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Food prices expected to ‘skyrocket’ as country already beset by its worst-ever financial crisis is brought to its knees WFP lost 120,000 metric tons of food as Tuesday’s explosion destroyed Beirut’s port. debit cards loaded with cash to buy food?—?through

From begging for food to supplying retailers in ten years

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We hardly ever had enough food and we could not afford to send our children to school,” she says. Food on the table and new skills for tomorrow Ten years and eight water pumps later, Esther and Munyithya are now model farmers, mentoring others in the village. Photo: WFP/Martin Karimi Esther’s family was however selected to take part in a Food for Assets initiative?—?a a project targeting families facing a severe lack of food. drought food agriculture africa resilienc

Stop food waste, start making profits

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Stop food waste, start making profit Breaking the cycle of hunger through post-harvest skills Rufina winnows maize at Gwiritse Cooperative warehouse. Imagine what one farmer could do if all that food was not wasted?—?and and now imagine what this would mean if this happened with millions of food-insecure farmers. Photo: WFP/Badre Bahaji “Before, I would struggle to buy even soap, sugar, cooking oil and other food needs. agriculture humanitarian cooperatives malawi

Congo’s white gold? WFP bags its first batch of cassava flour

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With rice imports prone to delays, the World Food Programme finds a worthy alternative in the popular root vegetable WFP is working with Congo’s Ministry of Agriculture and the University of Greenwich to ensure high standards of output. cassava agriculture congo food africa

Why Sustainable Food Systems are Needed in a post-COVID World

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2020 will be a year of reckoning for the world’s food systems. What could this mean for food systems? Story by Nicoletta Batini, James Lomax, and Divya Mehra Food systems are essential to economic activity because they provide the energy that we need to live and work. However, macroeconomists have long ignored them in the belief that the global agri-food industry, now highly mechanized, subsidized and concentrated, offers all we could wish for when it comes to food.

Colorado State University: Biofuels Show Promise for Replacing Fossil Fuels

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A new study led by Colorado State University – including an interdisciplinary team of plant scientists, ecologists and engineers – has predicted significant climate benefits… The post Colorado State University: Biofuels Show Promise for Replacing Fossil Fuels appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

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WFP and Belgium connect Tanzanian farmers to refugee food market

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smallholders are now selling to the World Food Programme Mtendeli Refugee Camp in Kakonko District, Kigoma Region, Tanzania. That is why we use a value-chain approach to organize smallholder farmers to produce high-quality produce and bring it to market,” said Earnest Musinamwana, Agricultural Marketing Adviser for Enabel?—?the They are dependent on the humanitarian community to provide for basic needs such as food. food farmers tanzania refugees belgium

Haiti: 3.7 million people need urgent food assistance

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Rising prices, socio-economic unrest and a drop in agricultural production have led to an increase in food insecurity in Haiti, warn the National Coordination of Food Security (CNSA), the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP). According to a new Integrated Food Security Phase Classification (IPC) analysis , more than one in three people need urgent food assistance, that is nearly 3.7

Rotterdam Food Hub Project Unveiled by Port of Rotterdam Authority

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The Port of Rotterdam Authority who operate Europe’s biggest port recently announced the launch of the Rotterdam Food Hub. This new hub will strengthen their position as Western Europe’s biggest transit port for agricultural, horticultural and fishery products. The Netherlands is the world’s second largest agriculture exporter, with the Unite States being the largest.

From Food Insecure To Self-Reliance

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From Food Insecure To Self-Reliant How asset creation and livelihood diversification leads to resilience in Kenya’s arid counties. Picture: WFP/Alessandro Abbonizio “I wanted for us to be self-sufficient, because I knew that one day the free food would end.” Susan and her husband James joined the programme after a succession of droughts in 2008 and 2009 had left them unable to grow food and dependent on relief food. humanitarian food-security kenya usaid wfp

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. Every year, one third of the food produced in the world for human consumption—or 1.3 In the wake of heightened necessity, industry experts say we will need to increase our food availability by 70%.

Sanlucar and its growers distribute free food to the truck drivers

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The SanLucar group and its closest partners – the agricultural producers, Fresaflor, Llusar and Poveda – have taken action to support truck drivers in the development of their daily work. This is the free distribution of an individual kit of food, drink and fresh fruit, available to these professionals in the loading and unloading platforms that the company has in Spain, Germany and Austria. (Valencia, Spain. 1st April 2020).-

Rotterdam Food Hub Project Unveiled by Port of Rotterdam Authority

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Rotterdam Food Hub Project Unveiled by Port of Rotterdam Authority The Port of Rotterdam Authority who operate Europe’s biggest port recently announced the launch of the Rotterdam Food Hub. This new hub will strengthen their position as Western Europe’s biggest transit port for agricultural, horticultural and fishery products. The post Rotterdam Food Hub Project Unveiled by Port of Rotterdam Authority appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

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 Encouraging the consumption of vegetables is expected to offer a longer-term solution to diet-related ailments especially among the youth who prefer high energy but less nutritious foods.

Climate Risk-Informed Development for Food Security

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Photo: Alexis Masciarelli Climate-risk-informed development for sood sefcurity Background & Concept Note WFP and its partners envision a world in which all people, including future generations, are well-nourished and food secure and in which food systems can absorb and manage emerging patterns of risk. At the centre of resilient food systems are resilient communities that can adapt to a growing number of climate shocks and stresses.

WFP chief warns of ‘hunger pandemic’ as Global Food Crises Report launched

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Photo: WFP/Marwa Awad World Food Programme (WFP) Executive Director David Beasley has warned that in addition to the threat posed by COVID-19, the world faces “multiple famines of biblical proportions” that could result in 300,000 deaths per day?—?a with shutdowns exacerbating poverty, more people are expected to die from the economic impact of COVID-19 than from the virus itself, the Global Food Crises Report suggests. united-nations covid19 hunger coronavirus world-food-programm

Rotterdam Food Hub Project Unveiled by Port of Rotterdam Authority – Logistics Manager

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Rotterdam Food Hub Project Unveiled by Port of Rotterdam Authority The Port of Rotterdam Authority who operate Europe’s biggest port recently announced the launch of the Rotterdam Food Hub. This new hub will strengthen their position as Western Europe’s biggest transit port for agricultural, horticultural and fishery products.

What’s New in AgTech 2020

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billion by the year 2050 , an increase that exceeds today’s food production capacity, so this technology is critical not only to moving humanity forward and reducing emissions, but to our survival. To get in line with recent years’ connectivity improvements in other industries, much of the agriculture industry is moving to more connected format. Companies like Intelliconn, with their VeriGrain data management program, are creating food supply chain game-changers.

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. It’s far from insignificant that in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the per capita food supply is a full 300 calories short of the required 2,100.