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New Technology Introduced to Northern Farmers

The World Food Programme has donated new technology to farmers in northern Sri Lanka in order to boost paddy production and rice processing. The machinery was supplied through funding from the Norwegian, Australian, and Swiss governments. In addition to the technology donations, training is also being conducted in order to help farmers access the market more […]

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Rice Awareness Month in Philippines

The Philippines observe Rice Awareness Month throughout November as nationally over 480,000 tons of raw rice is wasted every year. Millers are pushing for improved rice milling facilities, as many are over 70 years old and others are using 50-year old technology that recovers only 50% of processed grain. Drying and milling have PHL of […]

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Post-Harvest Management for Food Security tops FAO-Agriculture Dept meeting

A workshop was organized by the UN FAO in partnership with the Dept of Agriculture in The Gambia to discuss PHL. Particular focus was on grain cereals, pulses and oilseeds, “as these sectors constitute the predominant staples in many African communities in Africa.” The FAO and the Dept of Agriculture’s relationship has also recently led to the […]

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2011 Grain Feed and Annual

Article analyzes factors contributing to wheat harvest losses in Afghanistan, as well as makes predictions for future harvest. Includes charts illustrating trends in prices of rice and other grains. http://gain.fas.usda.gov/Recent%20GAIN%20Publications/2011%20Grain%20and%20Feed%20Annual%20-%20May%202011_Kabul_Afghanistan_4-13-2011.pdf  

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