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Worsening droughts are depleting Amazon riverways, raising fears that road paving could fuel deforestation in Brazil's Amazon rainforest.
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El Niño's dry weather has hit Indonesian rice supplies causing record price rises for consumers and crop failures for farmers.
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A year after the Philippines drew international attention for the soaring price of onions, Eco-Business revisits the country's farming problems amid a new mandate for modernising the sector.
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Indian farmers are pushing for the legalisation of an historic pricing mechanism that built India’s food security, but the problems they face demand far more.
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#fertilisers Opinion

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Promoting synthetic fertilisers to solve Africa's food security challenges fails to address the root causes of hunger and malnutrition. Policymakers and stakeholders should embrace a more transparent and evidence-based approach.
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Food & Agriculture

The hunger profiteers

It is hard to predict when exactly food prices will spike again, but there is little doubt that more shocks will come. The consequences are likely to be compounded if a few companies still hold inordinate power over the world’s food systems.
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By emphasising a multi-stakeholder approach to political decision-making, international institutions have enabled corporate actors to dominate the conversation about how and what we eat. But addressing hunger and malnutrition requires a strategy that focuses on human rights and government accountability.
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Asia is the ideal insect farming hub, says the chief technology officer of insect farming start-up FlyFeed, which recently announced that it will build its first farm in Vietnam this year.
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#fertilisers Videos

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Designed with nanotechnology, the portable toilet recycles human waste into fertiliser without the need for water or electricity. Here's how.
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Philips, in partnership with Chicago-based Green Sense Farms, has created one of the largest indoor commercial farms using an innovative lighting technology that consumes less energy while producing higher and fresher yields.
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#fertilisers Podcasts

Vegan food
Humanity and the planet are suffering from a serious case of food poisoning. Eco-Business spoke to Brent Loken, WWF's global lead food scientist, about how changes to our diet can help fix our broken food system, and restore our health and the planet's strained ecosystems.
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