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Rise of the Asian middle class and the competition for animal protein

The size of the world population is among the most significant changes for the future. There are many challenges, as the media tell us on a daily basis, but there are opportunities. The first and the main of these opportunities is the population increase itself. In the coming four decades, there will be two billion more people to feed. Never before, has humanity seen such a demand increase. This means that farmers and food suppliers do not have to worry about a lack of market opportunities.…

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Added by Christophe Pelletier on March 13, 2012 at 3:35pm — No Comments

The danger of a weakening US dollar

The global economic situation is still fragile, and one of the symptoms is the nervousness about currencies. All it takes is a rumor to see a particular currency drop within minutes. The actions taken by central banks during the financial crisis have consequences. The amount of debt and the ability, or inability, of individual countries to manage the situation will influence the relative strengths of all currencies.

One currency has a special status. Because of the economic and…

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Added by Christophe Pelletier on December 23, 2010 at 6:25pm — No Comments

Agriculture Headlines from Farms.com Canada East News - click on title for full story

General farm organizations receive notice of decision regarding freedom-of-information request

The Ontario Federation of Agriculture (OFA), Christian Farmers Federation of Ontario (CFFO) and the National Farmers Union – Ontario (NFU-O) have been informed of the decision made by the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) to release the list of names of all Farm Business Registrants in response to the freedom-of-information (FOI) request.

AgEx 2020 : We're going virtual!

The 2020 Agricultural Excellence Conference is going virtual. As the ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic is still creating much uncertainty in the world, we have decided to protect our attendees, speakers and sponsors and host our event online.

Supporting sector-wide collaboration through Virtual Industry Insight Meeting

Chicken Farmers of Ontario (CFO) hosted the semi-annual CFO Industry Insight Meeting through a virtual platform - the virtual setting being one of the many ways that CFO continues to work differently during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Bioenterprise Launches Canada's Food & Agri-Tech Engine

Bioenterprise is pleased to announce the launch of Canada’s Food& Agri-Tech Engine. The Engine is a national and global partnership/membership network focused on helping businesses connect, innovate and grow.

DFO’S NEW MILKUP CAMPAIGN: #HOMECOURTDUNKOFF

During social distancing, people are finding creative ways to play basketball—dunking laundry, dishes, mini-hoops—anything to keep the game alive.

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