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Govt, Pvt Sector Must Focus on AEZs to Boost Agri Exports

India – The agricultural industry is urging the Indian government to create Agricultural Export Zones (AEZ) and appropriate market policies to increase India’s share of the global market. Currently, the country’s produce exports occupy about 1.6% “The AEZ concept has the potential to improve agriculture output and quality besides reducing post-harvest losses and upgradation of technology, farmers’ skills […]


EAC Bloc in Talks Over Commodity Exchange Forum

The East African Community has kicked-off negotiations for the creation of a common commodity exchange to boost growers’ earnings and availability of food. The bloc is in talks with an independent international consultancy, Nicolas Berggruen Institute (NBI), that comprises a group of former heads of state and global entrepreneurs to help create the facility. The planned commodity […]