Investing in nature pays off as vineyard goes carbon positive

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A West Australian vineyard is one of the first in the state to become carbon positive and they say it makes the wine taste even better. Key points: Oranje Tractor vineyard in Albany is among the first carbon-positive agricultural businesses in WA The farm sequesters six times more CO2 and CO2 equivalents than the vineyard emits It’s […]

Razzaque urges investing more in the agriculture sector

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Razzaque says the country has shown remarkable progress in the agriculture sector in the last 50 years Agriculture Minister Dr Mohammad Abdur Razzaque on Thursday urged people to invest more in the agriculture sector as it is playing an important role in reducing poverty across the country. “The agriculture sector is one of the key […]

Call For Concept Notes on Investing in the Rain-Fed Agriculture in Sudan

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News item | 30-08-2021 | 13:48 The Embassy of The Netherlands, Khartoum Duration: 4 years Budget: €23 mln Deadline: September 30, 2021 The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, via the Embassy of the Netherlands in Khartoum, intends to fund a four-year food and nutrition security program in Sudan targeting the […]

Is aquaculture just fish farming and why are billionaires investing in it?

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Andrew Forrest’s foray into aquaculture is the latest food-focused venture for the billionaire. He’s already got a significant stake in one of the biggest companies in the business, Huon Aquaculture, and he’s looking to rapidly expand in Western Australia. He’s not alone. Growth in aquaculture in Australia and overseas has surged in recent years alongside […]

‘We consume our profits instead of investing them’

‘We consume our profits instead of investing them’

KARACHI: “Our industrial policy is not correct. Whenever we have high growth, it is never translated into lasting industrialisation and agriculture efficiency because we consume our profits instead of investing them.” This was pointed out by industrialist and former finance minister of Pakistan Dr Miftah Ismail while discussing how to achieve sustainable economic growth in […]

BAU vice chancellor suggests investing more in farm sector R&D, agro-processing

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FE REPORT | Published: April 26, 2021 09:18:53 The government should invest more in research and development (R&D) in the agriculture sector and agro-processing industry, in particular, to create a strong rural economy, Prof Dr Lutful Hassan, vice-chancellor of Bangladesh Agricultural University (BAU) told the FE recently. The development of the agro-processing industry is necessary […]

OP-ED: Investing in the blue economy

We must reach out to our oceans to further our progress to the highest levels possible As Bangladesh makes its way to progress and development by maximizing the utilization of all of its available resources, there is still a highly underutilized and vast resource which has the capability to yield huge economic benefits and sustainable […]