Africa’s uneasy history with agricultural biotechnology can be summed up by what’s growing, and not growing, on a small research farm in central Malawi, one of the poorest and most food-insecure countries on the planet.
Cargill taps two to take on new agricultural supply chain and animal nutrition leadership roles, Beck Ag appoints new CEO, and new staff appointees are added to the House Ag Committee and Natural Resource Committee.
There is hope for ensuring the world has enough clean, fresh water in the near future, despite an ever-increasing world population that requires more water and food, a new report from the Chicago Council on Global Affairs says. But the task is enormous.
The island nation of Haiti, rocked by recent violent protests over allegations of corruption, inflation and a flailing economy, needs cheap food, and the country is reaching out to U.S. rice farmers and millers for help.