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New farm subsidy scheme declared a win for wildlife A trial subsidy scheme that rewards farmers for boosting biodiversity on their land has been extended after yielding positive results for na... Agriculture Environment UK
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Funding female entrepreneurs: the Sri Lankan coconut husk business owner ‘In the last bank I tried, the manager was a woman. She could clearly see that I was running a good business,’ says Sarojini, an entrepreneu... Agriculture Economics Society World
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Funding female entrepreneurs: the vegetable farmer from Ivory Coast ‘When we go to the bank to ask for a loan, we’re denied because we have no collateral. So we established our own savings group’, says farmer... Agriculture Economics Society World
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Europe could turn to green agriculture, and still feed the continent – study Can ‘agroecological’ approaches, such as organic, feed the world? A common criticism of greener farming is that it can’t, but a new report c... Environment Food
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The Slovakian market gardener who grows vegetables from around the world Zuzana Pastorkova grows a rainbow array of vegetables in her garden in Slovakia, sending produce to the capital, Bratislava... Agriculture World
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Farming in Somerset in an era of climate change This couple, proud stewards of a farm in Somerset, are having to adapt to the realities of climate change... Agriculture UK
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