Commodities

CropWorld Global 2011 tackles world food shortage

With a rapidly growing global population and mounting pressure on the globe’s natural resources, the critical question facing governments and businesses today is: “How will we feed an increasingly hungry world in a sustainable way?”

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Arabicas touch 34-year highs, sugar up

The most significant recent movements in commodities trading have affected coffee and sugar markets most

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Africa’s new resource nationalism

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At The Times’ Africa CEO Summit, Brian Menell, Chairman of Kemet Global Ltd., presented his views on the challenges posed by the increase in “resource nationalism” which is building momentum across the African continent.

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How to restore degraded forest in Eastern Africa?

Forest degradation as a result of lodging, shifting cultivation, agriculture and urban development is a major issue throughout the tropics.

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African agriculture, education and finance

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African governments have an historic opportunity to simultaneously secure significant new investments in agriculture and redefine relations with European partners by embracing a clear, African-led commitment to boosting food production. That is, in summary, what the Montepellier Panel Report suggests.

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