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Organic farming is a production system that avoids or largely excludes the use of synthetic fertilizers, pesticides, growth regulators, genetically modified organisms and livestock feed additives. Organic methods can increase agricultural productivity, repair decades of environmental damage and connect small farming families to more sustainable distribution networks leading to better food security if they organize …

Added March 8, 2022 Images News Network Said of efforts to increase productivity through the infusion of traditional knowledge, modern science and technology Jammu: Lt. Governor Manoj Sinha said on Monday that his administration is giving fresh impetus to organic agriculture to bring about a paradigm shift in agrarian policy, rural prosperity and improved incomes …

On Friday March 4, celebrities gathered at the Kimironko market, as they joined an awareness campaign to support Rwandan farmers who practice organic farming. The public event was organized by the Rwanda Organic Agriculture Movement (ROAM) to celebrate and honor farmers as key players in the economic development of the country. A host of celebrities …

Efforts to grow organic vegetables that cause much less damage to farmland have paid off as China’s southwest Yunnan Province has tried to fulfill its promise to better protect its natural resources. In the track field under the guidance of Yunling Organic Agriculture Development Co., Ltd, soil organic matter has been improved while the content …

Baurs MD/CEO Rolf Blaser and Deputy MD/Director Agriculture Janaka Gunasekera with a team of experts at the Ministry of Agriculture In its ongoing efforts to share scientific and practical solutions for successful conversion from conventional to organic farming, A. Baur & Co. (Pvt.) Ltd, also known as Baurs, …

Representation of the image of a farmer spreading organic fertilizers Farmers in Uttarakhand derive significant benefits from organic farming. For example, Gopal Dinta (36), a farmer from Utpalta village in Chakrata region of Dehradun, has seen his income increase by more than …

By Express press service UTTARAKHAND: Organic farming is paying rich dividends to farmers in parts of Uttarakhand. For example, the income of Gopal Dinta (36), a farmer from Utpalta village in Chakrata region of Dehradun, has increased by more than 40% since he switched to organic farming in 2017. “I started under the supervision of …

Do you practice Natural Agriculture or Organic Agriculture? Do you know the difference between these two? Keep reading the article to know more about their similarities and differences. Difference Between Organic and Natural Farming In …

organic-farming-market Organic farming market: key insights The latest research report, titled “Global Organic farming market Insights 2022 and Forecast 2028, this includes an overview and an in-depth study of the factors which are considered to have a greater influence on the future development of the market, such as market size, market share, different industry dynamics, …

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “Europe Biochar Market 2022-2028” report has been added to from ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. The publisher’s report indicates that the biochar market in Europe is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 14.22% and 10.81% in terms of value and volume during the period 2022-2028. Italy, Germany, Russia, Spain, UK, France and …

Srinagar: An interface of progressive organic farmers from the valley and scientists from the university’s organic group organized an interaction program at the Shalimar campus in which scientists and the farming community shared their views.The Vice Chancellor, Prof. Nazir Ahmad Ganai chaired the session, besides Director of Extension, Prof. Dil Mohammad Makhdoomi, Director of Research, …

Srinagar: Kashmir Director of Agriculture Chowdhary Mohammad Iqbal today inaugurated a one-day workshop on “Organic Agriculture and its Commercialization” at Lalmandi Agricultural Complex, Srinagar. The workshop was organized by the Kashmir Directorate of Agriculture in collaboration with INVEST INDIA, the National Investment Promotion and Facilitation Agency.After opening the event, addressing the workshop participants, the Director …

A 3-day organic farming caravan, aimed at strengthening and energizing organic farming practices, will begin today. Organized by Participatory Ecological Land Use Management (PELUM) Uganda and the Knowledge Center for Organic Agriculture in East Africa (KHEA), the event will be held under the theme, Sharing knowledge and l experience of organic farming. Speaking to reporters …

Bedroom stopped one bill that would have equaled organic to biodynamic farminga practice that includes activities without scientific value and indicated as esoteric discipline by the Institute of Biosciences and Bioresources of the National Research Council (Cnr). The text of the organic agriculture bill was approved in the Senate last spring, despite protests and appeals …

The Head of the Agriculture Division of the ECOWAS Commission in Abuja, Mr. Ernest Aubee, said the harmonization of organic farming standards in West Africa will help develop trade in the region. . Aubee made the claim during an online presentation on the “benefits and opportunities of organic farming” hosted by Go Organic Journalists Initiative. …

The Head of the Agriculture Division of the ECOWAS Commission in Abuja, Mr. Ernest Aubee, said the harmonization of organic farming standards in West Africa will help develop trade in the region. . Aubee made the claim during an online presentation on “The Benefits and Opportunities of Organic Farming” hosted by the Journalists Go Organic …

The Head of the Agriculture Division of the ECOWAS Commission in Abuja, Mr. Ernest Aubee, said the harmonization of organic farming standards in West Africa will help develop trade in the region. . Aubee made the claim during an online presentation on “The Benefits and Opportunities of Organic Farming” hosted by the Journalists Go Organic …

New Delhi, Jan. 25, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The US organic food market is growing at a high CAGR owing to growing consumer health awareness. Additionally, growing concern over the environmental impact of conventional agriculture due to heavy use of chemical fertilizers, pesticides, and other substances is driving the market forward… A recent study conducted …

FCTA The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) inaugurated a committee of 16 people on the innovation platform/technical advice in organic agriculture. At the inauguration of the committee on Wednesday in Abuja, the secretary of the FCT Agriculture and Rural Development Secretariat (ARDS) mandate, Mallam Abubakar Ibrahim, said the committee would help strengthen organic farming initiatives …

Hukumchand Patidar, a class 10 dropout from Rajasthan, is said to design the organic agriculture curriculum for agricultural universities in India. A farmer from Manpura village in Jhalawar district of Rajasthan, he was praised by the Padma Shri in 2018 for his work promoting organic farming on his farm, Swami Vivekananda Jaivik Krishi Anusandhan Kendra. …

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has inaugurated a 16-person Organic Agriculture Innovation Committee. At the inauguration of the committee on Wednesday in Abuja, the secretary of the FCT Agriculture and Rural Development Secretariat (ARDS) mandate, Mallam Abubakar Ibrahim, said the committee would help strengthen organic farming initiatives across the country. territory. He explained that …

Jaipur, January 18 Believe it or not, but a class 10 dropout from Rajasthan would sit alongside scientists and academicians to design an organic farming curriculum for agricultural universities in India. The man in charge of a mission is Hukumchand Patidar, a farmer from the village of Manpura in the district of Jhalawar in Rajasthan. …

Jaipur, January 18 Believe it or not, but a class 10 dropout from Rajasthan would sit alongside scientists and academicians to design an organic farming curriculum for agricultural universities in India. The man in charge of a mission is Hukumchand Patidar, a farmer from the village of Manpura in the district of Jhalawar in Rajasthan. …

New Jersey, United States,- A new report titled “(Organic Soybean Flour Market)” by Market Research Intellect sheds light on the industry dynamics and current and future trends that play a key role in determining business expansion. . The report also highlights the key driving factors and restraints affecting the growth. For a comprehensive understanding, experts …

Biological agriculture In addition to providing cash assistance to farmers under Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi, the government provided capital grants to encourage agricultural producer organizations (OPAs). Haridwar, an FPO-Jivamrit organic agricultural production company based in Uttarakhand, is one such example. On the occasion of the Happy New Year 2022, a virtual meeting between Prime …

Organic farming offers various benefits, such as preserving the organic content of the soil. Organic farmers use strategies to preserve and increase fertility, soil composition and biodiversity, as well as to minimize erosion. Reduce the risk of exposure to hazardous materials for humans, animals and the environment. Let’s take a look at the best organic …

In this article, we take a look at organic farming in Ireland, the programs and incentives, and the process involved. There are currently 2,127 organic farms in Ireland, of which more than 1,700 are farmers. This group operates less than 2% of Irish farmland. Organic farms are mainly from Lin counties in the southwest of …

There is a real increase in the demand for organic food in Germany, the export of organic food from Sri Lanka to Germany offers attractive economic prospects as many foods produced in Sri Lanka are also foods that cannot. not be produced in Germany, said the head of the department. for agricultural production, horticulture and …

For organic farmers, Germany’s plans to implement EU agricultural reform run counter to the 30 percent organic farming target set by the new coalition government. EURACTIV Germany reports. On Friday 17 December, the Bundesrat, the upper house of the German parliament, adopted the final details on how the reform of the EU’s Common Agricultural Policy …

Following continued support for Sri Lanka’s policy to move towards sustainable organic agriculture through increased engagement of the private sector, a virtual business forum was recently held under the theme ‘Sourcing Agricultural Inputs from Germany to strengthen Sri Lanka’s path towards organic and sustainable agriculture. The Sri Lankan Embassy in Germany, together with the Ceylon …

Following continued support for Sri Lanka’s policy to move towards sustainable organic agriculture through increased engagement of the private sector, a virtual business forum was recently held under the theme ‘Sourcing Agricultural Inputs from Germany to strengthen Sri Lanka’s path towards organic and sustainable agriculture. The Sri Lankan Embassy in Germany, together with the Ceylon …

Residents of Kiambu County, Kenya have been urged to grow organic food to avoid struggling with lifestyle-related illnesses. JungleNut CEO Patrick Wainaina called on residents to practice organic farming to protect their soil from chemical fertilizers as well. He noted that the increase in cases of lifestyle-related diseases in the region, including diabetes, hypertension and …

The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development said that around seventy percent of Nigerian farmers do not yet practice organic farming. Dr Abubakar said that true organic produce remains a certified production method that is not yet widely understood by Nigerian farmers, adding that its practice in an organized manner is still new to the …

Speaking to reporters on Wednesday in Dar es Salaam, the director general of the Tanzanian Organic Agriculture Movement (TOAM), Bakari Monyo, said the lack of a coherent food policy covering all escorts is undermining agricultural production in the country. . “The food we eat and the food systems we benefit from are shaped by a …

Fetzer Vineyards has obtained regenerative organic certification for all of its vineyards and wineries in Mendocino County. The Hopldand-based winemaker said he was the largest in the world to achieve this certification and was the third winery to be verified against the standard, which debuted publicly in 2020. The protocol is intended for food, beverages, …

The Organic Center today announced a new partnership with the Food and Agriculture Research Foundation (FFAR) to advance organic agriculture through the provision of $ 600,000 in matching funds for programs supporting training, technical support and innovative climate research. These funds will support several projects through two separate initiatives, a Biological Training Award for Agricultural …

BEIJING, December 10, 2021 / PRNewswire / – On the theme of large-scale organic farming and county-wide rural revitalization, the Eighth International Organic Agriculture Forum was held in Datong City*, Shanxi Province in the north China during December 6-7. The forum, jointly organized by of the people of Datong The government, China Agricultural University, Taiyuan …

BEIJING, December 10, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — With the theme of large-scale organic agriculture and county-wide rural revitalization, the eighth International Organic Agriculture Forum was held in Datong City*, Shanxi Province in the north China during December 6-7. The forum, jointly organized by Datong people The government, China Agricultural University, Taiyuan University of Technology and Shanxi …

BEIJING, December 10, 2021 /CNW/ — Under the theme of large-scale organic agriculture and county-wide rural revitalization, the eighth International Organic Agriculture Forum was held in Datong City*, Shanxi Province in the north China during December 6-7. The forum, jointly organized by Datong people The government, China Agricultural University, Taiyuan University of Technology and Shanxi …

Prices for organic foods are now more stable than those for foods produced using conventional agriculture, according to an organic farmer in Tayabas, Quezon. Alicia Valdoria, organic farmer from Tayabas, Quezon, told a briefing in Tugon Kabuhayan on Monday, November 29, that although organic food products are more expensive, their prices are much more stable …

Jagdish Chander RainaOrganic farming has received increasing attention around the world in recent times due to the growing awareness of the health risks of chemical farming. Consumers are awakening and asking themselves the question of ethics in promoting poisons in our food chain. They are willing to pay more for chemicals free, environmentally friendly and …

Experts in organic farming practices say that the harmonization of its standards by the 15 ECOWAS member countries will improve the quality trade of products and certified products in the region. They gave the assurance at the end of the 6th West African conference on organic farming with the theme: “Feeding the world without poisoning” …

Minister of State Pippa Hackett has announced the start of 2021 advance payments for the Organic Agriculture Program (OFS). Over € 4 million are distributed to 1,000 organic farmers in the scheme as part of their participation in the scheme. Payments will continue to be made weekly to the remaining farmers. The minister said the …

Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos, Jr., standard bearer of the Partido Federal ng Pilipinas (PFP), seeks to establish a comprehensive organic farming plan that will be of real benefit to Filipino farmers. The presidential aspirant noted that there had been slow growth in farmland turning to organic farming despite the enactment of Republic Law 10068 or the …

A recent market research report added to the Global Market Vision repository is an in-depth analysis of the global organic farming market. Based on the analysis of historical growth and current scenario of the Organic Agriculture market, the report intends to offer actionable information about the growth projections of the global market. The authenticated data …

The federal government has been urged to step up efforts to integrate organic farming into existing agricultural training programs at all educational levels in Nigeria. Participants at the recently concluded 2021 National Organic Business Summit in Abuja made the suggestion as part of the statement’s resolution, adding that organic farming stakeholders in the country should …

By Prof. GC Samaraweera and PNMM Wijerathna, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ruhuna Organic farming refers to farming methods that combine traditional farming methods with modern farming technologies. He has always used rotation crops, naturally controlling pests, diversifying crops and livestock, and improving the soil with additions of compost and animal and green manures. Looking …

Express news service NAMAKKAL: Recognizing the importance of organic farming, the state government released a policy note in August that stated that a separate wing would be created within the agriculture department to focus on the sector. The farmers allege, however, that no action has been taken in this direction. Tamil Nadu Banana Growers Federation …

Growing up in rural Colorado, Jamie Orth was always attentive to where food came from, but it wasn’t until college that she discovered the wide variety of products available at various grocery stores and chain stores. natural food. “I was fascinated by the variety and quality of the products, which sparked a deep interest and …

by Wang Xiaotong SHANGHAI, November 8 (China Economic Net) C The development of ecological agriculture is an important approach to reducing poverty, both in China and around the world. By establishing a comprehensive quality management system, it will not only improve the quality and reputation of agricultural products, but also greatly increase the income of …

RIYAD – The Saudi Society for Organic Agriculture on Thursday signed five memoranda of understanding with several private sector companies and cooperative societies. Minister of the Environment, Water and Agriculture Ing. Abdulrahman bin Abdulmohsen Al-Fadhli and Dr Fahd Balghunaim, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Saudi Society for Organic Agriculture, were present at …

The market is expected to reach USD 183.8 billion by 2027 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 9.8% during 2021-2027 (forecast period). Organic farming is an agricultural system that uses organic fertilizers derived from plant and animal wastes. Organic farming improves the health of agro-ecosystems, which includes the biological activity of the …

The committee which is formed by the ecological organic farming organizations of the six regional states met in Dar es Salaam on Wednesday and Thursday this week and held discussions on the progress made so far, the challenges and the way forward. to follow. Meeting participants told the Guardian that some progress has been made …

The director of the Crop Services Directorate at the Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA), Seth Osei Akoto, urged local farmers to adopt an organic farming system to reduce the impact of climate change. He said it would also allow them to increase their yield, grow healthy food crops to ensure food security and consumer …

Seth Osei Akoto, Director, Agricultural Services Directorate at MOFA Seth Osei Akoto, director of the Harvest Services Directorate of the Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA), urged local farmers to adopt an organic farming system to reduce the impact of climate change. He said it would also allow them to increase their yields, grow healthy …

Organic Agriculture Workshop Mr. Seth Osei Akoto, Director of Crop Services Directorate, Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA), urged local farmers to adopt organic farming system to reduce the impact of climate change . He said it would also allow them to increase their yield, grow healthy food crops to ensure food security and consumer …

The organic food industry in India has just started to take small steps into what appears to be a bright future for the industry which has boomed after the pandemic. India ranks first in Asia (fifth in the world) with 23 lakh hectares in organic farming, according to FiBL (The Research Institute of Organic Agriculture) …

Organic food was once considered a niche category for health nuts and hippies, but today it’s a routine choice for millions of Americans. For years after the passage of the Organic Food Production Act 1990, which established national organic standards, consumers had to look for organic products at food cooperatives and farmers’ markets. Today, more …

Organic farming market in Australia Looking ahead, the IMARC Group expects the Australian organic market to continue its strong growth over the next five years. SHERIDAN, WYOMING, USA, October 18, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ – According to IMARC Group’s latest report, titled “Organic Agriculture Market in Australia: Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunities and forecast 2021-2026 ”, …

FRIEND launches online series on organic food systems and the opportunities this could bring FRIEND has launched a series on Organic Food Systems which will allow people to learn about organic farming and the opportunities it could bring. Speaking at the launch, FRIEND Founder and CEO Sashi Kiran said they have generated a lot of …

Organic farming refers to a method of farming that uses fertilizers made from animal and plant wastes and other organic materials. Recognizing the environmental damage from traditional agriculture, which used pesticides and chemical fertilizers, the scientists found that agricultural conditions could benefit from the use of animal manure, crop rotation, cover crops and the natural …

A. Baur & Co. (Pvt.) Ltd., widely known as Baurs, a diverse business group and one of the pioneers of agriculture in Sri Lanka, recently shared key ideas and solutions preliminary steps for the country’s agricultural industry to successfully master the conversion from conventional to organic, supported by scientific evidence and sound knowledge drawn from …

Organic farming is an agricultural system that uses organic fertilizers derived from plant and animal wastes. Organic farming improves the health of agro-ecosystems, which includes the biological activity of the soil, biodiversity and the life cycle. It excludes the use of chemical or synthetic pesticides, fertilizers and growth regulators. The market is expected to reach …

On August 30, 2021, President Gotabaya Rajapaksa declared an emergency. The decision was taken to curb the hoarding of basic necessities and control inflation, as the country faces a shortage of food products and a sharp rise in the prices of basic necessities. Sri Lanka is in the throes of a pandemic-induced economic crisis, with …

Sri Lanka’s decision to switch to organic farming is not the root of its food shortage as a majority of farmers have not even started the transition process On August 30, 2021, Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajpaksa declared an economic emergency. The decision was taken to curb the hoarding of basic necessities and to control …

By LORI PATRICK Special to the press “The world we live in, the world we grow in, is changing,” said Jeff Moyer, CEO of the Rodale Institute. That simple statement sounded like a thematic message for the “Organic Town Hall” presented under the farm pavilion at the 333-acre Rodale Institute headquarters on September 9 in …

Activist uses organic theater to promote natural agriculture in Kerala. (IANS) A theater activist and former producer of a popular Malayalam television channel promotes organic farming and the rich culture associated with it through theater. He plays a supernatural being named “Kadampan Moothan” with the aim of inspiring farmers. Sudheer named its mission “Organic Theater”. …

Organic Food Packaging Market The word “organic” is regulated by international standards as well as by individual national regulations. These regulations include requirements for the production, processing and labeling of organic foods. The food products described by this term must be produced organically, which means that they must not contain genetically modified substances, pesticides, fertilizers …

Minister Pippa Hackett announced that DAFM has started issuing approvals to farmers under the organic farming program. The reopening of the program has seen organic land in Ireland increase by almost 20% this year alone. Organic Agriculture approvals In the announcement, the Minister of State at the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Navy, Senator …

Dr Jude Obi, lecturer in the Department of Soil Science and Land Resource Management at Uyo University, says organic farming combines traditional best practices with modern farming methods for health benefits. Obi said this during his online presentation on “Organic Farming to the Rescue” organized by the Journalists Go Organic Initiative. He said any non-“rooted” …

Colombo, September 24 (newsin.asia): Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa fought for organic agriculture during the virtual plenary of the United Nations Food Systems Summit on Thursday. He stressed that it is essential to transform the global food systems into a more sustainable one while also emphasizing the promotion of a healthy population. “All stakeholders should …

Outlook September 23, 2021 10:29 PM IST Area under organic farming in the Ganges basin increased from 23,840 Ha to 1,037,780 Ha: NMCG perspectivesinde.com 1970-01-01T05: 30: 00 + 0530 New Delhi, Sep 23 (PTI) The area devoted to organic farming and agroforestry in the Ganges basin region increased from 23,840 hectares to 1.03,780 hectares, the …

Image: Wikimedia The EU has decided to celebrate European organic food with the launch of the European Day of Organic Agriculture. European Organic Day will be celebrated on September 23 of each year. The new initiative is designed to showcase and promote organic products grown in the European space. Agriculture Commissioner Janusz Wojciechowski said: “Today …

Healthy seedlings On Tuesday September 21, Professor Jayashankar Telangana State Agricultural University (PJTSAU), in collaboration with the Association of Indian Organic Industry (AIOI), launched an online course on organic farming to promote and improve knowledge about agriculture biological. The launch of the online course on organic farming was carried out in virtual mode by the …

ISLAMABAD: Minister of National Food Security and Research Syed Fakhar Imam said the national organic farming policy will be developed in consultation with all stakeholders to ensure safe and healthy food for local people, in addition to ” exploit the export potential of organic food. Addressing a workshop on Tuesday on “Building a political ecosystem …

National Food Security and Research Minister Syed Fakhar Imam said on Tuesday that the national organic farming policy should be developed in consultation with all stakeholders to ensure safe and healthy food for local people, in more to exploit the export potential of organic food. Addressing a workshop on “Building a political ecosystem for the …

The Minister of National Food Security and Research, Syed Fakhar Imam, said on Tuesday that the national organic farming policy should be developed in consultation with all stakeholders to ensure safe and healthy food for the local population, by more to exploit the export potential of organic food. Addressing a workshop on “Building a political …

ISLAMABAD – The Minister of National Food Security and Research, Syed Fakhar Imam, said on Tuesday that the national organic farming policy will be developed in consultation with all stakeholders to ensure safe and healthy food for the local population, in addition to exploiting the export potential of organic foods. Addressing a workshop on “Building …

A lecturer from the Department of Soil Science and Land Resource Management at Uyo University, Dr Jude Obi, said that the main problem with organic farming processes and practices is largely awareness raising. . Obi said this during his online presentation on “Organic Farming to the Rescue” hosted by Journalists Go Organic Initiative. He noted …

Dr Jude Obi, Department of Soil Science and Land Resource Management, Uyo University, identified lack of awareness as one of the main challenges facing the processes and practices of the Uyo University. organic farming. Obi revealed this in his online presentation on ‘Organic Farming to the Rescue’, organized by ‘Journalists Go Organic Initiative’, a non-governmental …

(Business in Cameroon) – From September 9 to 10, 2021, in Yaoundé, a workshop was organized to pre-validate the bill governing organic farming in Cameroon. Chaired by the Minister of Agriculture Clémentine Ananga Messina, this workshop aimed to collect the proposals of certain actors to advance the preliminary project. Once finalized, the project led by …

It costs tens of millions of dollars and takes many years to develop a genetically modified (GMO) plant variety. In areas where we need to solve hunger and poverty, that money would be spent much more productively on training, research and development in organic agriculture. Organic farming methods are often accused of being unsustainable and …

Mr. Ernest Aubee, Head of Agriculture Division, ECOWAS Commission, said half the world’s population was undernourished, with 3.4 billion people suffering from hunger, malnutrition and obesity. Aubee, who said so during a conversation with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Wednesday in Abuja, identified agroecology presented as one of the means to ensure food …

The experts are seen here during their observation visit and training session at the Baurs organic fertilizer production unit in Anuradhapura Experts from two of the world-renowned institutes on organic farming in Switzerland, currently on a brief visit to study the country’s ecosystem, an initiative of A. Baur & Co. (Pvt.) Ltd (Baurs), met with …

(Second of two parts) From 2022, following the Supreme Court ruling in the Mandanas case, LGU’s share in national tax revenue will increase by 27%. LGUs are now expected to spend at least 10 percent of their increase in Internal Income Allocation (IRA) on agriculture and fisheries programs, with at least a quarter of the …

Tanzania The Movement for Organic Agriculture (TOAM) will work with the Ministry of Agriculture to organize its second National Conference on Ecological Organic Agriculture in October this year. The conference to be held in Dodoma, attended by over 300 participants from Tanzania and beyond, will raise awareness of the importance of organic farming in further …

Beatus Malema, deputy director of crop promotion, agricultural inputs and cooperatives at the agriculture ministry, said a special office has already been formed at the ministry to facilitate the campaign that will unveil the opportunities offered by agriculture. ecological. “This is just a starting point after a period of approximately two years of negotiations with …

When it comes to feeding ourselves and the future generations that will inhabit our planet, there is little room to doubt that on a global scale we are “biting the hand that feeds us”. Eighty percent of global deforestation and 11 percent of anthropogenic carbon emissions come from agriculture, and conventional farming practices are the …

Views) : The government’s decision to immediately ban chemical fertilizers and pesticides to promote green agriculture on the island has serious repercussions on the economy and people’s livelihoods. The government should consider the economic consequences of the immediate ban on chemical fertilizers and adopt a gradual introduction of organic farming on scientific principles. Economic consequences …

By Wicky Wickramatunga Characteristic Views) : File photo of a farmer from Kilinochchi advised by a local official. To the applause of the audience of senior officials, the President declared with determination that the import of inorganic fertilizers will be “banned” in the near future to “protect” Sri Lankans from the adverse effects of these …

The Head of the Agriculture Division of the ECOWAS Commission in Abuja, Mr. Ernest Aubee, said Nigeria was at the forefront of promoting organic agriculture in the African region of Africa. Where is. Aubee said this in her closing remarks at the cocktail party on the activities of the “Reporting Back Achievements of Ecological Organic …

The highly respected and influential organizations Regeneration Belize (RB) 1 and Pro-Organic Belize (POB) 2, and their members and affiliated organizations, go to great lengths in Belize to promote sustainable agronomic practices that protect and restore soils and thus indirectly improve human activity. health, with less and less dependence on the use of synthetic / …

To achieve optimal food production in Africa, the continent’s leaders have been urged to support organic farming with the right policies and the right funding to meet the eternal challenges of environmental degradation. This was the position of experts and stakeholders, drawn from the agricultural industry and academia across the continent, during a workshop on …

In an effort to support environmentally safe agriculture, sustainable retailing and the fight against hunger, The Giant Co. has formed a partnership with Rodale Institute, which develops regenerative organic farming solutions. “Through education, research and training, the Rodale Institute is very clearly leading the charge of transforming agriculture for the better, and we are incredibly …

Senator Cynthia Villar expressed her gratitude to President Rodrigo Duterte who enacted Republic Law (RA) 11511 on December 23, a measure that aims to strengthen organic farming in the Philippines. The legislation was primarily drafted and sponsored by Villar, chairman of the Senate Agriculture and Food Committee. Senator Cynthia Villar is spearheading the launch of …

Houston Wilson was named the first director of UC’s new Institute of Organic Agriculture in May 2020. Over the past several decades, as the organic farming industry in California has grown, education and research into specific organic farming practices has in some cases lagged behind this. area growth. The University of California (UC) now has …

Jhe organic food industry has grown rapidly in recent years. According to the Organic Trade Association, organic food sales grew 125.1% between 2009 and 2018 to $47.862 billion and accounted for 5.9% of total food sales. One of the main reasons for this rapid expansion is the misconception, propagated by the industry itself, that organic …

On a cold morning in Kangari, Murang’a County, a couple is busy harvesting vegetables. It is a Friday, one of the days when John Karanja and his wife Esther Nyambura harvest their vegetables to market them. In the middle of their work, Esther’s phone keeps ringing. Her customers call her to ask what time she …

Farmers should practice organic farming methods and EU government funds must help promote this rather than the continued use of pesticides, a veteran campaigner has said. Mario Salerno, who founded the Organic Agriculture Movement of Malta (MOAM) in 1999, said Malta was the only EU country to spend more money on the use of traditional …

It’s August and it’s 38°C outside a greenhouse at a fruit farm in suburban Nanjing, China. Inside the farm, customers sample organic grapes and peaches. Ms. Wang, owner of the farm, carefully lifts the lid off a large bin of worms. She raises thousands of them to produce organic fertilizer for her farm. Wang is …

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Three organic agriculture projects led by faculty members at Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences have received grants from the U.S. Department of Agriculture‘s National Institute of Food and Agriculture. Agriculture. The funding, totaling more than $1.3 million, was awarded through USDA-NIFA’s Organic Transitions program, which supports research, education, and extension …

The role of biopesticides in organic agriculture and pest management is increasing, mitigating damage from pests, diseases and other threats to seed security. Over the past two decades, people have become more aware than ever of the impact the food we produce has on our bodies and on the world around us. More than ever, …

Patagonia CEO Rose Marcario is a strong believer in regenerative organic farming. It is an experimental farming method that prioritizes soil health to absorb carbon. Although its long-term effects are unknown, it has enough proven principles to qualify as a beneficial practice worth pursuing. Patagonia is pushing for more adoption, customer education, and federal grants …

Which is better for the environment: organic or conventional farming? For consumers trying to make healthy food choices, this is an important question. A new international study reveals that organic farming actually contributes more to climate change than conventional farming. The study argues that since organic farming requires slightly more land for the same yield, …