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Food System Investment Needed to Equip Farmers for Climate Change
Food System Investment Needed to Equip Farmers for Climate Change
A new report from the Farm Journal Foundation finds that increased U.S. investments in agricultural development and innovation are needed to make global food systems more resilient.  While climate change impacts agriculture worldwide, its effects are "substantially more severe" in warm regions, including Africa, Latin America, and the Caribbean.  The rep...
Global Food Prices Drop in July
Global Food Prices Drop in July
Global food prices fell by the biggest amount since 2008 due to easing concerns over the supplies of grains and vegetable oils as Ukraine restarted its exports.  The United Nations world food cost index dropped almost 9% in July.  According to Bloomberg, the index is at its lowest level since January before Russia’s attack on Ukraine helped push the cost of food close to record levels.  It’s the f

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