Why urban agriculture isn’t really a panacea for Africa’s food situation

Plantations International News Food safety efforts require to look beyond metropolitan farming. Jane BattersbyGareth Haysom, University of Cape Community as well as Jane Battersby, College of Cape CommunityUrban agriculture is widely promoted as the remedy to the growing trouble of city food instability in South Africa as well as in Africa more generally. It is claimed to supply incomes as well as social communication, as well as have environmental advantages. But it's likewise ensured as having additional food safety benefits.It is the key,and also generally the just, food safety and security plan of city governments , as well as the emphasis [...]

Queensland Federal government eyes biofuels fund to assist economic situation

Plantations International News The Australia-based Queensland Government is to investigate the establishment of a biofutures industry development fund, which would look to financially assist first mover investment in the biofuels industry. According to local news website Daily Mercury, Premier Annastacia Palaszcuk made the announcement following the second meeting of her Biofutures Cabinet Committee. "I've said it before and I'll say it again: biofuels could have the same transformative effect on Queensland's economy as the LNG industry, but it won't happen without Government commitment," Palaszcuk said. "We already have a very constructive relationship with the US Navy, which is extremely interested in [...]