User: news_bipp Topic: idp_ag
Category: ag_trade
Last updated: Apr 02 2020 01:16 IST RSS 2.0
 
1 to 20 of 2,211    
Costa Rica farmers destroy flowers as coronavirus spoils exports 1.4.2020 Reuters: World News
Costa Rican flower farmers have started destroying lilies, roses and chrysanthemums they have lovingly tended for months after the coronavirus outbreak led to the suspension of flights to markets in the United States and Canada.
Also found in: [+]
21-Day Coronavirus Lockdown Leaves "No One At All For Harvests" 1.4.2020 NDTV News - India-news
A severe shortage of labour, triggered by the nationwide 21-day lockdown to curb the spread of the new coronavirus, will disrupt harvesting of winter crops in India - the world's second largest...
Also found in: [+]
Coronavirus lockdown leaves no-one to harvest India's crops 1.4.2020 Reuters: Top News
A severe shortage of labour, triggered by India's 21-day lockdown to curb the spread of the new coronavirus, will disrupt harvesting of winter crops in the world's second largest producer of staple food grains, such as wheat.
Also found in: [+]
Global Bodies Warn Of "Worldwide Food Crisis" In Wake Of Coronavirus 1.4.2020 NDTV News - Latest
The heads of three global agencies warned Wednesday of the risk of a worldwide "food shortage" if authorities fail to manage the ongoing coronavirus crisis properly.
Also found in: [+]
Warner shaves head, will Kohli follow suit? 1.4.2020 Rediff: Cricket
Warner posted a picture upon completion in his new stubble-bald look, challenging fellow Australian teammates Steve Smith and Pat Cummins, along with Indian skipper Virat Kohli to do the same.
Also found in: [+]
NREGS wages go up, thanks to inflation 1.4.2020 India News | Latest News Headlines & Live Updates from India - Times of India
As new rates come into force from Wednesday, the national average wage stands at Rs 202 per day, which is Rs 20 higher than 2019-20. None of the states has registered zero increase while the lowest hike is Rs 13 and the highest Rs 34. The welcome changehas been possible because of a spike in retail inflation for agriculture labourers - Consumer Price Index (Agriculture Labour).
Also found in: [+]
Canada, China talking to keep canola seed exports moving 31.3.2020 Reuters: Money News
Canada and China are in talks to ensure limited Canadian canola seed exports continue even as a year-long trade dispute remained.
Also found in: [+]
Exclusive: Coronavirus stalls Chinese approvals of new Brazil meat exports 31.3.2020 Reuters: Money News
China has not approved any new Brazilian meat plants for export this year because of the coronavirus pandemic, an official at Brazil's Agriculture Ministry told Reuters, adding that all approvals were on hold until the crisis ...
Also found in: [+]
G20 Ministers Agree To Keep Markets Open, Tackle Supply Disruptions 31.3.2020 NDTV News - Latest
Trade ministers from the Group of 20 major economies agreed on Monday to keep their markets open and ensure the continued flow of vital medical supplies, equipment and other essential goods as the...
Also found in: [+]
G20 trade ministers meet by video to tackle coronavirus impact 30.3.2020 Reuters: Money News
Trade ministers from the Group of 20 major economies convened an extraordinary video conference on Monday to come to grips with the blow to global trade from the coronavirus pandemic and weigh how to overcome disruptions to supply ...
Also found in: [+]
India might soon implement a plan to ensure that businesses consider their human rights impact 30.3.2020 Scroll.in
Experts have hailed the move, but also called for more attention to indigenous land rights and corporate accountability.
Also found in: [+]
Saudi king offers to pay for coronavirus patients' treatment 30.3.2020 Reuters: World News
Saudi Arabia will finance treatment for anyone infected with the coronavirus in the country, the health minister said on Monday, while the agriculture ministry took steps to boost wheat and livestock supplies amid global fears of a food shortage.
Also found in: [+]
Cambodia to ban some rice exports due to coronavirus 30.3.2020 Reuters: Money News
Cambodia will ban some rice exports to ensure local food security during the coronavirus crisis, Prime Minister Hun Sen said on Monday, the latest country to curb food exports because of the pandemic.
Also found in: [+]
Exclusive: U.S. investigates child labour in Ivory Coast cocoa supply chains 30.3.2020 Reuters: World News
U.S. customs authorities have asked cocoa traders to report where and when they encounter child labour in their supply chains in top grower Ivory Coast, three industry sources said, following calls from American lawmakers to ban some imports.
Also found in: [+]
Coronavirus: Europe is grappling with the deadly COVID-19 but the Belarus football league plays on 28.3.2020 Scroll.in
The Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko has dismissed the global health crisis as a “psychosis”.
Also found in: [+]
U.S. weekly jobless claims soar to record 3.28 million 27.3.2020 Reuters: Money News
The number of Americans filing claims for unemployment benefits surged to a record of more than 3 million last week as strict measures to contain the coronavirus pandemic brought the country to a sudden halt, unleashing a wave of layoffs that likely ended the longest employment boom in U.S. ...
Also found in: [+]
Cops step up vigil to enforce lockdown on Day 3 27.3.2020 Rediff: News
The 21-day coronavirus lockdown in force since Wednesday has triggered a mass exodus of migrant workers across the country since the last few days.
Also found in: [+]
Exclusive: Brazil scales back environmental enforcement amid coronavirus 27.3.2020 Reuters: World News
Brazil will cut back on efforts to fight environmental crimes during the coronavirus outbreak, an official at environmental agency Ibama told Reuters, despite concerns that reduced protection could lead to a spike in deforestation.
Also found in: [+]
2020 growth projection of 5% 'now at risk': RBI 27.3.2020 Rediff: Business
The RBI on Friday said the impact of coronavirus outbreak on the economy will depend on the intensity, spread and duration of the deadly virus even as the central bank refrained from projecting any numbers for growth and inflation amid the widespread uncertainty. While announcing the seventh bi-monthly monetary policy statement for 2019-20, RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das said that in view of the impact of coronavirus pandemic, the growth projections for 4.7 per cent for the fourth quarter of 2019-20 and 5 per cent for the full fiscal are "now at risk".
Also found in: [+]
Food security concerns stoked as exporters curb sales, importers buy more 26.3.2020 Reuters: World News
Global food security concerns are mounting as some governments contemplate restricting the flow of staple foods with around a fifth of the world's population under lockdown to fight the widening coronavirus pandemic.
Also found in: [+]
1 to 20 of 2,211