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Crop Loss Due to Govt Failure: Nama & Tummala

Cyclone Nilam caused over $310 million worth of losses in Andhra Pradesh, India, of which 94% was paddy and cotton. The state government is now working to secure relief funds and to make adjustments to crop loan and insurance schemes, although some believe the government was not adequately prepared to mitigate damages before they happened. […]

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Climate Change ‘Fights’ Rice Farmers in Northern Ghana

In Ghana, torrential rainfall led to a reduction of rice production by 36%, loss of 14 human lives, and millions of Ghana Cedis in crop damage and loss. Farmers have called for an agro-metereological station to forewarn farmers and help them prepare for the effects of climate change. http://vibeghana.com/2011/12/30/climate-change-fights-rice-farmers-in-northern-ghana/

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Mixed Weather

US mixed climate and weather issues, as well as foreign trade prices and imports, are affecting the trading prices of cash grains, early purchasing and selling, and quality decline in corn and beans.  http://www.insidefutures.com/article/297400/MIXED%20%20WEATHER.html

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