Monthly Archives: April 2013

Instant noodle sales top 100 billion units a year amid insatiable global demand

Global sales of instant noodles have topped 100 billion units a year, which represents more than one monthly serving for every person on the planet, an industry group said Friday. … See on http://www.japantimes.co.jp

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On Seed Freedom and Sharing – The World’s Resources

February 12, 2013 Share The World’s Resources The seed freedom movement is an inspiring example of how the principle of sharing is central to resolving the crisis in agriculture, and highlights the urgency of resisting the powerful agri-corporations that seek … Continue reading

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Cambodia’s first dairy plant

The best in business news from Phnom Penh and the region. See on phnompenhpost.com

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India: Mushroom cultivation a viable self employment venture

Mushroom cultivation is a viable source of income for farmers and un-employed youth. This was stated by Director Agriculture Kashmir Mushtaq Peerzada while inspecting District Mushroom Training Centre at Lalmandi here today.  He impressed upon the farmers to take up … Continue reading

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Film on traditional paddy savers

The New Indian Express Film on traditional paddy savers The New Indian Express The film, ‘In Search of Our Lost Seeds’, traces the destruction of the agro-biodiversity as well as knowledge systems that has eventually led to the crisis faced … Continue reading

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North Korea Asks Mongolia for Food Aid

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Pawar for popularisation of new sorghum varieties – Business Standard

Pawar for popularisation of new sorghum varieties Business Standard After inaugurating a sorghum gene bank complex at the Directorate of Sorghum Research (DSR) today, Pawar appreciated the efforts made by the institute for the development of new… See on http://www.business-standard.com

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Bento box review: Gangnam Style! Gangnam bento boxes from South Korea

gangnam-1.jpg Unless you were living as a hermit away from any internet connection last year, you have probably heard of Gangnam Style, the phenomenal video sensation by South Korean entertainer PSY, aka Park Jae-sang, that took over the world. See … Continue reading

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Vietnam brews global coffee takeover

Most Vietnamese coffee farmers have never heard of a double tall skinny latte, but they can tell you the price of the beans that are used to make one in … See on http://www.japantimes.co.jp

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A to Wa of Japan: Week 16

“Soba dishes in Japan” See on haikugirl.me

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