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June 2011 Blog Posts (18)

GM farming debate in Peru

Jun 28, 2011, written by Cecilia Gianella, ETC Andes
Source: AgriCultures



Here in Peru Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) are a very hot topic involving many people.…
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Added by Janet Lau on June 28, 2011 at 3:48pm — No Comments

the drama

I read the statements about the drama, however, I haven't seen its details as the internet connection of mine is very slow. As a result Ifail to give some tangible comments. Rather I would like to thank you for the presentation you made about the current market issue at all.

Added by gg on June 28, 2011 at 10:11am — No Comments

Indian coffee battle heats up

Source: Warc, 6 June 2011

 

NEW DELHI: Competition is increasing in India's coffee market, as global chains like Starbucks and Dunkin' Donuts jostle…

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Added by Janet Lau on June 21, 2011 at 3:17pm — No Comments

Greece is down South

Comment, 17 June, Jos Algra

Please follow this link:

http://progresonetworkenglish.ning.com/group/analysisofcoffeeprices/forum/topics/greece-is-down-south

Added by Jos Algra on June 20, 2011 at 2:46am — No Comments

Scenario Impact Analysis for $80M USD Investment in Uganda Coffee Sector - Report 2011

Report for the National Steering Committee of the

Uganda Coffee Platform

April 2011

Anneke Fermont PhD

Café Africa

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Added by MBARIRE CHARLES on June 16, 2011 at 6:30pm — 3 Comments

A new comprehensive e-learning course on " Knowledge Sharing for Development"

Source: e-agriculture, 8 June 2011

 

A comprehensive (and free of charge) new e-learning course on "Knowledge Sharing for Development"  has just been published by FAO.

 

The curriculum was designed specifically for people working in the agriculture and rural development fields. It consists…

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Added by Luis Ignacio Carmona on June 15, 2011 at 1:27pm — No Comments

Premium, award-winning Colombian coffee creates online buzz

Source: The Independent, 8 June 2011

One of the finest, most expensive cups of coffee today boasts a floral, jasmine aroma, has a lingering creamy aftertaste, background notes of vibrant cherries and an…

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Added by Progreso Network on June 15, 2011 at 1:19pm — No Comments

Brusque lateral movements

Comment, 10 June, Jos Algra

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http://progresonetworkenglish.ning.com/group/analysisofcoffeeprices/forum/topics/brusque-lateral-movements

Added by Jos Algra on June 13, 2011 at 10:57am — No Comments

ASSISTANCE FROM PROGRESO PROGRAM LANDS KENYA COFFEE COOPERATIVE BIG PARTNERSHIPS

Kaliluni Farmers Cooperative Society in Machakos Kenya are anticipating great returns.

 

In April 2010, Progreso Program supported the Secretary Manager, Mr. David Kyengu to the anual SCAA conference in Anaheim Ca.

David did not only make to attend the conference but managed to create a relationship with FairTrade USA which landed him yet another opportunity to visit Coffee Roasters in Ca. accompanied by FTUSA as well as get  prominently featured on a TFUSA Podcast,…

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Added by Sophie Mukua on June 13, 2011 at 10:03am — 3 Comments

Future “Hotspots” of Risk for Hundreds of Millions Whose Food Problems are on a Collision Course with Climate Change

Source: Climate Change Agriculture and Food Security, 03 June 2011



Scientists Warn Disaster Looms for Parts of Africa and All of India if Chronic Food Insecurity Converges with Crop-wilting Weather; Latin America also…

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Added by Progreso Network on June 12, 2011 at 9:00pm — No Comments

Best practices - How African farmers become more energy efficient

 

Producer organisations across Africa are combating climate change through committing to solid energy efficiency plans. A smart move, as producers are not only decreasing their impact on the environment, they are also reducing their own energy bills. But how do Fairtrade producers become more energy efficient? Here are three examples:…

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Added by Veronique Verlinden on June 10, 2011 at 12:31pm — 1 Comment

START: Sustainability Tracking and Reporting Tool

What is START?



The Sustainability Tracking & Reporting Tool is the first of its kind data tracking and reporting system built specifically for companies and organizations who work in coffee to highlight their many efforts towards a more sustainable future for all of earth's inhabitants.



Inspired by the United Nation's Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), this system…

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Added by Janet Lau on June 10, 2011 at 9:28am — No Comments

Indonesia to cede to Colombia third rank in coffee



Source: Agrimoney.com, 25 May 2011

 

Indonesia looks set to give back to Colombia third rank among coffee producing countries, thanks to the impact on a second season of the heavy rains which have already cost 1.1m…

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Added by Progreso Network on June 9, 2011 at 10:08am — No Comments

Web 2.0 Learning Opportunities in Uganda

Original Source: Farm Radio Weekly, May 30th, 2011

Residents of Uganda can apply to participate in one of three CTA-hosted Web 2.0 Learning Opportunities in Uganda. Participants will be…

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Added by Luis Ignacio Carmona on June 9, 2011 at 9:50am — No Comments

World Bank African Diaspora Program Launches Database of Professional Skills

Original Source: World Bank's website



WASHINGTON, July 2, 2010—The World…

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Added by Janet Lau on June 9, 2011 at 9:46am — No Comments

Headache

Comment, 27 May, Jos Algra

Please follow this link:

http://progresonetworkenglish.ning.com/group/analysisofcoffeeprices/forum/topics/headache-1

Added by Jos Algra on June 6, 2011 at 12:56am — No Comments

Cocoa price revival 'will not last long'

 

Cocoa price revival 'will not last long'

27th May 2011, by Agrimoney.com

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Added by Progreso Network on June 1, 2011 at 1:00pm — No Comments

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