FAO promotes farming rice and fish together in Asia Pacific to reduce poverty

Promoting advancements of innovative agro-aquaculture systems to enhance growth in Asia-Pacific, Matthias Halwart, Senior Officer and Outreach Coordinator of FAO’s Sustainable Agriculture Programme, says that agriculture, integrated with fish farming, supports rural and indigenous communities and can significantly help countries address the challenges of poverty alleviation as well as improved food and nutrition security. Rice […]

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IMO sulphur reduction deadline to hit the world of commodities


The global shipping industry is dreading a regulatory decision that while reducing maritime pollution, will nearly double fuel costs in a sector already reeling from its worst downturn in decades. In an attempt to curb emissions from ships, the UN International Maritime Organization (IMO) has placed a cap on sulphur content in marine fuel oil […]

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