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CABI Compendia celebrate 20 year anniversary

CABI is celebrating the 20 year anniversary of its Compendium Programme Source: CABI The CABI Compendium Programme encompasses five encyclopedic mixed-media resources covering animal health and production; aquaculture; crop protection; forestry; and invasive species. Each compendium brings together abstracts, full text articles, datasheets, images, maps and more, giving researchers, policy …

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PROGIS Software GmbH

Alternative or associated name: Website address: http://www.progis.com Email: office@progis.com Tel: +43 4242 26332 Fax: +43 4242 26332 27 Head office: Villach, Austria PROGIS is a GIS-software developer and specialist for applications for rural area management, for agriculture and forestry, for planning and control of food/feed/biomass production processes, rural logistics, environmental …

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Wageningen UR Greenhouse Horticulture

Alternative or associated name: Website address: http://www.wageningenur.nl/en/Expertise-Services/Research-Institutes/Wageningen-UR-Greenhouse-Horticulture.htm Email: [via website] Tel: +31 31 748 0100 Fax: Head office: Wageningen, Netherlands To enable the best possible response to questions from and developments in greenhouse horticulture, Wageningen UR Greenhouse Horticulture has brought together a smart team with all relevant expertise, in combination …

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Nualgi.org

Alternative or associated name: Website address: http://www.nualgi.org Email: sales@nualgi.org Tel: +44 7931 552 420 Fax: Head office: Hounslow, UK Nualgi.org is an international value added distributor of innovative environmental technologies, working with selected strategic technology and go-to-market partners. We enable fast, cost-effective distribution of solutions in MENA (Middle East and …

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Nico Orgo Manures

Alternative or associated name: Website address: http://www.neemnico.com Email: nicoorgo@neemnico.com Tel: +971 509046867 Fax: Head office: Gujarat, India Nico Orgo Manures, an ISO 9001-2008 certified company, offers a wide range of organic inputs for sustainable agriculture and horticulture. These products specifically address the serious modern day concerns about environmental degradation and …

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Grove Labs

Alternative or associated name: Website address: http://www.grovelabs.io/ Email: team@grovelabs.io Tel: +31 578 579 578 Fax: +1 4133740739 Head office: Somerville, USA Grove builds monitoring and automation technology for indoor farms around the world. Grove was founded out of MIT in 2013 to enable globally distributed agriculture. We believe greenhouses and …

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GFIA Exhibitor 2014R&D

Rothamsted Centre for Research and Enterprise

Alternative or associated name: Website address: http://www.rothamsted.ac.uk Email: comms@rothamsted.ac.uk Tel: +44 176 3133 Fax: Head office: Harpenden, UK Rothamsted Centre for Research and Enterprise. A unique Global Agritech Centre in the UK built on 170 years of continual innovation, offering an unrivalled environment in which research and knowledge intensive agritech …

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Demand for innovative solutions for sustainable agriculture drives Bayer CropScience

Bayer CropScience expects market for agricultural inputs to grow to €100 billion despite increasing volatility. Source: Bayer CropScience Bayer CropScience is optimistic about the development perspectives of the agricultural markets and commits to invest significantly to deliver new solutions for sustainable agriculture. “We are convinced of the long-term growth potential …

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Study shows how farmers and consumers differ in their understanding of sustainable agriculture
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Study shows how farmers and consumers differ in their understanding of ‘sustainable agriculture’

BASF Farm Perspectives Study interviewed farmers and consumers in seven countries: topics include sustainable farming, food production methods and future trends in agriculture. Source: BASF Across the globe, a majority of consumers (81%) and farmers (78%) say they care a lot about sustainability in agriculture. However, the two groups have …

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Ghana's forests are home to many threatened species, including western chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes verus). According to Global Forest Watch, chimpanzee range in Ghana lost approximately 10 percent of its forest cover from 2001 to 2013. This photo is of an eastern chimpanzee (P. t. schweinfurthii) in Uganda, by Rhett A. Butler
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Can it be stopped? Ghana’s forests ‘could completely disappear in less than 25 years’

Ghana’s forests could be gone within 25 years, says an Africa Initiative report. Social and economic pressures are putting at risk a major biodiversity hotspot and the livelihoods of 2.5 million people. But there are hopeful signs, with African Development Bank money and government initiatives leading the way. Author: Judy …

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