Santo Domingo. – German chancellor Angela Merkel, Sweden king Gustav, and Dominica prime minister Roosevelt Skerrit hailed president Leonel Fernandez’s proposed international pact against speculation in petroleum and food prices, and to submit it to a General Assembly debate.
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Africa’s leaders have been criticised for their slow response to drought warnings, but private donations win praise. Months before the UN officially declared famine in Somalia, on 20 July, much of the eastern African press was already reporting looming drought and growing food insecurity. Now, the failure of government to respond to warning signs has …
President of the National Farmers and Fishermen Award Winners Association (NFFAWAG), Philip Abayori, is urging government support for the National Service Scheme (NSS) to replicate its agricultural projects in all districts of the country.
INDUSTRIAL hemp grower, researcher and author Andrew Kavasilas has welcomed a step by Australian authorities towards allowing the production of hemp for food.
The world faces a prolonged period of high food prices, the International Monetary Fund has warned, arguing that the main reason for the sharp rise in agricultural commodities prices is a structural shift in demand.
For decades, the agricultural policy of the Middle East and North Africa region has been extremely simple: hydrocarbon exports pay for carbohydrate imports.
The Executive Director of the Centre for Economic and Policy Analysis (CEPA), Dr. Joe Abbey has said that the drop in inflation to a single digit will not put food on the table in Ghanaian homes.
Accra, Feb. 9, GNA – The rate of inflation edged up in January after 18 consecutive monthly falls as fuel cost and transport fares take their toll.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The World Bank and International Monetary Fund are warning poor regions that have so far not been hit by rising food prices, like sub-Saharan Africa and the Caribbean, to get ready to face them.
Your Excellency President Obiang N’guema, Your Excellency Heads of Government and Heads of States, your Excellency Mr. Ping Chairman of the AU commission, honorable ministers, special guests, excellencies, ladies and gentle men,