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Refugees given tools and training in northern Iraq

By RJ Whitehead

A Germany-funded project to train refugees in greenhouse cultivation, beekeeping, hen production and food processing has been launched to help thousands of vulnerable Iraqis and Syrians.

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Philippines urges the crop-rich to give to the crop-poor

By RJ Whitehead

The Philippines has called for the establishment of a world food bank to receive agricultural products as “deposits”, which in turn would be loaned out to other needy countries.

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China broadens role in helping FAO to promote food security

By RJ Whitehead

Ancient Chinese agricultural systems will benefit poor rural areas in countries as far afield as in Africa and Latin America after officials in Beijing agreed to intensify their partnership with the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations.

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China direct

Bright Dairy must rebuild reputation after three incidents in May

By RJ Whitehead

Having been singled out three times in May alone by China’s food inspectors, Bright Dairy risks significant harm to its corporate image as consumers continue to doubt the safety and quality of dairy products made domestically, market analysts warn.


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