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Vegetable march in Argentina

Around 2,000 small-scale farmers came together in the Argentine capital on Monday (April 24) to hand out 20 tonnes of produce to members of the public as part of a demonstration calling for improved w

Around 2,000 small-scale farmers came together in the Argentine capital on Monday (April 24) to hand out 20 tonnes of produce to members of the public as part of a demonstration calling for improved w

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It’s tulip season!

The Netherlands flower gardens are in full bloom as tulip season is upon us.

The Netherlands flower gardens are in full bloom as tulip season is upon us.

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Polar beer at the world's northernmost brewery

"To make something of our own, that was the idea and beer was something as a coal miner we drank a lot of." Robert Johansen's passion project, a brewery deep in the Arctic circle.

"To make something of our own, that was the idea and beer was something as a coal miner we drank a lot of." Robert Johansen's passion project, a brewery deep in the Arctic circle.

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Role of African women: a key issue at Dakhla forum

Agriculture, food security, sustainable development and the role of women — just some of the topics covered at this year’s Crans Montana Forum which was held in…

Agriculture, food security, sustainable development and the role of women — just some of the topics covered at this year’s Crans Montana Forum which was held in…

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Greece: the land of honey

Attiki honey is a Greek family-run business founded in 1928. It has defied the economic crisis by increasing its exports worldwide. Alexandra Pitta-Chazapi who runs the business with her brother, tell

Attiki honey is a Greek family-run business founded in 1928. It has defied the economic crisis by increasing its exports worldwide. Alexandra Pitta-Chazapi who runs the business with her brother, tell

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Italian farmers use sheep to protest

Italian farmers brought sheep to the streets of Rome as they protested the delays in reconstruction which is leading to further losses in livestock.

Italian farmers brought sheep to the streets of Rome as they protested the delays in reconstruction which is leading to further losses in livestock.

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Export of 'useless' flowers halts in Gaza

The Gaza Strip once exported around 50 million flowers, but due to the area’s political situation, this figure has dropped to zero, according to Arab 24.

The Gaza Strip once exported around 50 million flowers, but due to the area’s political situation, this figure has dropped to zero, according to Arab 24.

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Famine rears its head in South Sudan

Parts of the war-ravaged country have been hit by famine. Officials fear almost half the territory could be in a state of food insecurity by July.

Parts of the war-ravaged country have been hit by famine. Officials fear almost half the territory could be in a state of food insecurity by July.

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Austerity-weary farmers hold protest march in Athens

Some 2,000 Greek farmers protested in Athens on Tuesday over increases to their tax and social security contributions amid the government’s ongoing austerity…

Some 2,000 Greek farmers protested in Athens on Tuesday over increases to their tax and social security contributions amid the government’s ongoing austerity…

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Iraqi agriculture in ruins as ISIL leaves trail of destruction

As the battle to rout ISIL from Iraq reaches its bloody crescendo, the world can catch a glimpse at the militant group leaves in its wake.

As the battle to rout ISIL from Iraq reaches its bloody crescendo, the world can catch a glimpse at the militant group leaves in its wake.

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Bolivia battles biblical plague of locusts

Bolivia is under a state of emergency after a vast agricultural area of around 1000 hectares has been laid to ruin by a plague of locusts.

Bolivia is under a state of emergency after a vast agricultural area of around 1000 hectares has been laid to ruin by a plague of locusts.

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The UN needs a new generation of leaders: view

At a time of when countries are becoming more inward-looking, when other priorities dominate political discourse, additional funds may not be forthcoming for development cooperation.

At a time of when countries are becoming more inward-looking, when other priorities dominate political discourse, additional funds may not be forthcoming for development cooperation.

Business

ChemChina, Syngenta work to appease EU competition watchdog

ChemChina and the Swiss pesticides and seeds group Syngentahave responded to concerns by the EU's competition regulator over their merger.

ChemChina and the Swiss pesticides and seeds group Syngentahave responded to concerns by the EU's competition regulator over their merger.

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Fresh bird flu cases emerge in France

Thousands of farm birds have been put to the slaughter to combat the spread of avian influenza in France's foie gras heartland.

Thousands of farm birds have been put to the slaughter to combat the spread of avian influenza in France's foie gras heartland.

Science_technology

Making the most of precious water in Morocco

Morocco is at the forefront of eking the best out of poor soils and a harsh climate where water is scarce, and is boosting its rural agriculture with innovative, environmentally-friendly projects

Morocco is at the forefront of eking the best out of poor soils and a harsh climate where water is scarce, and is boosting its rural agriculture with innovative, environmentally-friendly projects

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Digging deep to help Europe's soil

European scientists have been digging deep so they can better understand the multiple threats facing soil which include erosion, pollution, decline of biodiversity and…

European scientists have been digging deep so they can better understand the multiple threats facing soil which include erosion, pollution, decline of biodiversity and…

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Cheers! The Beaujolais Nouveau has arrived

It is the annual autumnal party that wine enthusiasts and fun lovers across the world can’t ignore!

It is the annual autumnal party that wine enthusiasts and fun lovers across the world can’t ignore!

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Climate change is good news for England's wine industry

England's wine industry is booming. Climate expert Alistair Nesbitt's research helps both the winegrower and global climate science.

England's wine industry is booming. Climate expert Alistair Nesbitt's research helps both the winegrower and global climate science.

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UK farmers adapt to climate change

In southeastern England, Euronews reporter Hans von der Brelie met with Stuart and James Scarff, father and son managing a huge family farm.

In southeastern England, Euronews reporter Hans von der Brelie met with Stuart and James Scarff, father and son managing a huge family farm.