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Agree that there should be a separate value chain for zoo/aquarium animals. However, “zoo” is not always separate from other chains (museums, research, laboratories, wildlife, universities). Add a link to other chains: research chain, lab chain, education. Some animals can come from the wild, but it is not common (exotic). Wild animals are brought in if endangered for breeding purposes (non exotic) ( e.g. , cheetahs from South Africa). Limited importation (not common). Challenge: hard to sustain zoo populations due to importation restrictions and limitations (animals need to be tested). Animal Source: ...
of six originally separate towns and numerous villages in the early-20th century. The settlement from which the federated town (not a city until 1925) took its name was Stoke-upon-Trent , because this was where the administration (and chief mainline railway station ) was located. After the union, Hanley emerged as the primary commercial centre in the city, despite the efforts of its rival, Burslem . The three other component towns are Tunstall , Longton , and Fenton . Stoke-on-Trent is considered to be the home of the pottery industry in England and is commonly known as The Potteries . Formerly a primarily industrial ...
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Standard Bureau validates the national food safety policy
The Sierra Leone Standards Bureau at a two day workshop validated the Sierra Leone national food safety policy, standard bill 2010 and the food safety action plan at the GGEM hall in John Street on the 23rd and 24th June 2010. The validation exercise was witnessed by stakeholders from the Ministry of trade, agriculture and food security and the bureau itself. Apart from the government of Sierra Leone, most of the activities of the Sierra Leone Standards Bureau are funded by the Rural and Private Sector Development Project. In his statement, the Executive Director of the Sierra Leone Standards Bureau, James S Dumbuya said the ... market research, surveys and trends
RUAF Update # 15 | RUAF - Resource Centres on Urban Agriculture ...
E-mail bulletin with news of the International Network of Resource Centres on Urban Agriculture and Food Security (RUAF Foundation). In this bulletin you will find information on: 1. RUAF From Seed to Table Programme 2. Lobbying for Enhanced Access to Credit and Financing 3. Other Activities RUAF Partners SWITCH Programme on Sustainable Water Management Amman Green Growth Programme Distance Learning Courses on Urban Agriculture Europe-China Workshop on Urban Agriculture 4. RUAF Publications 5. What's New on the RUAF Website Overview of RUAF Partners   1.   RUAF FROM SEED TO TABLE PROGRAMME In the past months, the ... market research, surveys and trends

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ACDI/VOCA
Following the GDA signing, ACDI/VOCA President Carl Leonard visited with smallholders in Upper Egypt where ACDI/VOCA provides modern veterinary technologies. The H.J. Heinz Company signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with USAID, ACDI/VOCA and the Egyptian Ministry of Agriculture and Land Reclamation on December 13. The MOU formalizes a new public-private alliance to develop Egypt's process tomato and other value-added horticulture supply chains. The five-year program, to be implemented by ACDI/VOCA, will invest in the vast but largely unrealized potential of thousands of Upper Egypt's small farmers to meet ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
The second phase of the FAO project
Value Chain. Action Planning. Workshop. National Value. Chain. Action Plan (5). National Value. Business .... metric tonnes valued at US$2.1 billion with fresh produce accounting for ... available, 7 percent was imported while 12 percent of total domestic .... Caribbean Agri-food Value Chain Upgrade Strategy and ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
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CARICOM food security workshop to ponder how to boost agri investment
Risk mitigation measures aimed at creating greater incentives for private investment in the agricultural sector, and the harmonization of health-related food standards in the region are among the key issues in the CARICOM Draft Regional Policy for Food and Nutrition Security (RPFNS) which will be mulled at a Validation Workshop in Georgetown from July 26th – 27th. The Workshop, which has been organized by the Caribbean Community Secretariat with the support of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) project Promoting CARICOM/CARIFORUM Food Security, funded by the Government of Italy will review the raft of measures contained ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
BioCycle World
Anyone planning to visit Washington, D.C. this summer should plan on a tour of the U.S. National Arboretum�s �Power Plants� exhibit, which showcases a selection of plants that are being used or tested to produce biofuels. All plants in the exhibit have characteristics that �in one way or another make them worthy of further investigation in the search for new sources of fuels,� states the brochure for the exhibit, which we toured recently. Among the 21 plants in the garden are castor bean, barley, mustard, jatropha, sugarcane, switchgrass, sorghum, algae, cuphea, camelina and peanut. Depending on when you visit Power Plants, some ... market trends, news research and surveys resources

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A Report Caribbean Agri-Food Value Chain “Kick-Off” Workshop
The main purpose of the workshop was to identify a few agri-food value chains .... d. a national participatory value chain workshop for each of the five (5) ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
PART V: REGIONAL/NATIONAL PROJECTS/INITIATIVES
Sanitary Improvement of cashew nut and shea nut value chain. FAO/STDF ..... National workshop on Good Hygiene Practices Training for Food Handlers. FAO ..... Strengthening agri-food chain suppliers to national food and nutrition ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
National Food Value Chain Workshop
Mid-Scale Food Value Chains. Food Distribution Research Society Conference. Broomfield, CO ... Agreements Among Value Chain Partners. Ensure that: ...
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Google Answers: Retail as a medium
Hello grinjuice-ga, You are asking for concrete information about one of the most secretive practices in the grocery retail industry. Even the most recent Federal Trade Commission investigations have not been able to come up with detailed information because of industry stonewalling. The practice has been repeatedly challenged in court based on anti-trust grounds but the cases have not resulted in information about the specific fees and allowances involved. Most of the cases have been defeated and a few have been settled out of court. I?ve collected a variety of reports and news articles from the past five years to help you ...
Importance of Cooperatives and Economic development? - Yahoo! Answers
Cooperatives can play a significant role on economic development, especially in rural areas where absence of large spending power does not attractive private investment to harness local skills and resources that can uplift the local economy living standards besides exporting produce to distant customer locations in cities. Cooperatives of farmers enable consolidation of fragmented land, investment in mechanization and irrigation, better bargaining power to buy seeds and fertilisers cheaply, arrange for proper common storage and greater bargaining power in selling farm produce to traders as also make banks comfortable in ...