Posts Tagged ‘agricultural’

Ursula von der Leyen Backs Down from some of the Agricultural Reforms after EU-wide Mass Protests

The recent wave of farmer uprisings across Europe has compelled the globalist European Union (EU) leadership in Brussels to make significant concessions to its green agenda, temporarily shelving key elements aimed at achieving “net zero” emissions. The farmers, who have been staging protests and tractor blockades in major cities, secured a notable victory as European […]

Spanish Farmers Join EU wide protests against agricultural policies

Agricultural unrest reached Spain on Tuesday as farmers staged protests, blocking major highways across the country. This wave of demonstrations mirrors similar actions by agricultural workers in various European Union (EU) nations, including Germany, France, and Belgium. The farmers voice concerns over escalating costs, taxes, and what they perceive as stifling EU bureaucracy. The primary […]

More than 800 tons of agricultural pesticides leach into world’s rivers each year, research finds

Image Credit: Pesticide Action Network A new study led by researchers from The University of Sydney has found that agricultural pesticides leach into the world’s rivers and oceans each year at an alarming rate, damaging a variety of ecosystems. Every year, agricultural operations around the world use more than three million tons of pesticides, but […]

FAO recognizes new Globally Important Agricultural Heritage System in Iran

TEHRAN – The Estahban Rainfed Fig Orchards Heritage System, located in Iran’s southern Fars province, has been formally recognized as a Globally Important Agricultural Heritage System (GIAHS), by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). During a meeting of the GIAHS Scientific Advisory Group that took place in Valencia, Spain, from July […]

Iran, India agree on forming joint agricultural co-op committee

TEHRAN – Agricultural officials of Iran and India have agreed to form a joint committee for agricultural cooperation between the two countries within the next three months, Mehr News Agency reported on Saturday. Source

ICCIMA stresses expanding extraterritorial agricultural co-op with neighbors

TEHRAN – Members of Iran Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (ICCIMA)’s Agriculture Committee, in a meeting on Monday, stressed the need for the expansion of agricultural cooperation with the countries in the region especially the neighbors, the ICCIMA portal reported. During the meeting, which was chaired by Head of ICCIMA Agriculture Committee Mohsen […]

ICCIMA stresses expanding extraterritorial agricultural co-op with neighbors

TEHRAN – Members of Iran Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (ICCIMA)’s Agriculture Committee, in a meeting on Monday, stressed the need for the expansion of agricultural cooperation with the countries in the region especially the neighbors, the ICCIMA portal reported. During the meeting, which was chaired by Head of ICCIMA Agriculture Committee Mohsen […]

Dalit Agricultural labour Organisations of Punjab to stage protest outside chief Minister’s house on September 12th

A pukka Morcha has been planned outside the office of the chief minister Bhagwant Mann on September 12th by a set of agricultural labour organizations. A most significant event in light of the mass political movement of the dalit agricultural community of Punjab. A meeting was convened by Zameen Prapt Sangharsh commitee leader Mukesh Mulaudh,where […]

Dalit agricultural labour denied land plots promised in Patiala

The Zameen Prapt Sangharsh commitee on August 29th lodged a sustained protest outside the District Collectors office in Patiala, under the leadership of Zonal secretary Gurvinder and Dharamveer Harigadh. Around 50 persons participated. Mukesh Malaudh adressed a gathering, stating that the authorities in villages of Patiala reverted their decision to distribute Panchayat land for agricultural […]

Iran inks 2 agreements with China to facilitate agricultural exports

TEHRAN – Iranian Agriculture Ministry has signed two cooperation documents with China’s General Administration of Customs to facilitate the access of Iranian exporters to the Chinese markets, IRIB reported. Source

ACH (1861) Dr. Peter Hammond – The Real Story Of Agricultural Suicide Leading To National Suicide

In today’s show originally broadcast on July 28 2022, Andy is joined by Dr. Peter Hammond for a show entitled, “The Real Story Of Agricultural Suicide Leading To National Suicide.” We discussed: the resistance going on in the Netherlands at the moment; how the World Economic Forum Prime Minister of the Netherlands has demanded that […]

The Wage Rate Issue :  Battle Lines drawn between Farmers and Agricultural Labourers in Rural Punjab

In a democratic and peaceful struggle which started in 2020 and lasted for more than a year, farmers as well as agricultural labourers of Punjab had left no stone unturned in making their contribution to the best of their ability. Farmers, agricultural labourers, and many other working classes from most of the states of the […]

Jerusalem’s last agricultural village fights for survival

On March 30, Israel’s Supreme Court postponed a critical hearing on the fate of al-Walaja, a Palestinian village along the southern edge of Jerusalem. Praised as a victory by the residents, the hearing was postponed to at least Nov. 1 thereby effectively extending the demolition freeze of the 38 homes under threat.  “We’ve succeeded in […]

Dalit agricultural Labourer Organisations launch historic First-ever Independent Rail Roko

History of all sorts was created in Punjab on December 12th when the dalit agricultural labourer’s organisations for the first time conducted a rail blockade independently, without support of organisations of the landed peasantry. In total around 20000 labourers participated in 12 districts. Without doubt an event that embarrassed the ruling parties in their very […]

Iran to expand agricultural co-op with intl. organizations

TEHRAN – Director-general of the Iranian Agricultural Ministry’s International Affairs Office has said the ministry is going to expand cooperation with specialized international organizations through United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). As IRNA reported, the UNDP representatives held a meeting and a workshop at the place of the Iranian Agricultural Ministry on Monday to explore the […]

Dalit Agricultural Labourers Lay Siege To The House Of Punjab Chief Minister

Under the invitation of the joint front of the rural and farm labour organizations, Ten thousand dalit agricultural labour gheraoed the house of Captain Amrinder Singh at Moti Mahal in Patiala. He was forced to issue a written letter to scrap metres on electricity bills and pay occupation of labourers cut plots in a month, […]

‘Israeli’ Forces Raze Agricultural Land East of Al-Khalil

Posted on August 26, 2021 by uprootedpalestinians August 26, 2021 By Staff, Agencies ‘Israeli’ occupation forces razed a large tract of agriculture land in Birin village, south of the southern occupied West Bank city of al-Khalil. Head of Birin Village Council, Farid Burqan, said the Zionist military’s bulldozers leveled 10 dunams of agricultural land planted […]

Food and agricultural export risks

Food and agricultural export risks – Tehran%20Times Food and agricultural export risks are significant in the world. There is much competition between exporters and importers in this field. Keeping food fresh and healthy during the transportation is one of the challenges of exporting. If you are planning to enter this big business, be sure to […]

United Protest of Dalit Agricultural Labour Organisations in Patiala

CONFERENCE AT PUDA GROUND NEAR GURUDWARA FROM AUGUST9-11 It is truly a heart touching sight, to witness the back breaking work of a dalit agricultural labour and the manner he is still bonded in the so called age of democracy. The shackles of casteist oppression embedded for centuries, are still entrenched. Under the invitation of […]

Over 180,000 tons of agricultural products exported via Astara since late March

Over 180,000 tons of agricultural products exported via Astara since late March – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN- As announced by a local official, 181,175 tons of agricultural products were exported via Astara Port in northern Iran since the beginning of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21). Sasan Karjouyan, the head of Agriculture Department of Astara County, […]

Thousands Of Farmers In India Blockade Highways Protesting New Agricultural Laws

NEW DELHI (AP) — Thousands of protesting Indian farmers blockaded highways across the country for several hours Saturday to press their demands for the repeal of new agricultural laws that have led to months of massive protests. The protesters used tractors, trucks and even boulders to blockade the roads. They carried banners and flags denouncing […]

The Farm Laws will be back-breaking for the agricultural labourers too

Add New The Three Farm Laws passed by the Central Government will be burdensome for the agricultural labourers, city poor and other marginal sections of the society along with the farmers. Presently, Punjab Government under the Public Distribution System, distributes 420 million, 69 thousand and 500 quintals of wheat on 3.6 million and 57 thousand […]

German farmers and animal rights activists protest agricultural policy

Farmers, climate protesters and animal rights activists have gathered together with around 30 tractors in Berlin for an annual demonstration. The “We’ve had enough” march denounces the government’s agricultural policy and demands an end to industrial agriculture and animal husbandry. A further 10,000 people sent their footprints on paper as they couldn’t travel to Berlin […]

Food Security: Rethinking The Agricultural Revolution

The Agricultural, or Neolithic (New-Stone Age) Revolution, marks the birth of modern civilization. Traditional wisdom says that is when we started to become us.  Read more Section:  News History Read Later 

Indian govt ready to offer more changes in agricultural laws, minister says, as farmers continue protests

The Indian government may consider concessions to divisive agriculture reforms, the country’s agriculture minister said on Thursday, but farmers insist the laws must be repealed and pledge to intensify protest. Minister Narendra Singh Tomar urged union leaders to discuss new proposals.   “The government is ready to consider with an open mind any provision in the […]

UK imports tonnes of Dutch sewage sludge ‘for agricultural benefit’ sparking toxicity concerns

The UK is importing 27,500 tonnes of sewage sludge containing human waste from the Netherlands for agricultural purposes, despite concerns over its toxicity for human health and the environment. A permit for 15 shipments was issued in February by the UK’s Environment Agency, according to documents obtained by Greenpeace’s Unearthed investigative unit and seen by […]

Seed bank saved from war to serve Syrian agricultural resurrection

Tens of thousands of precious seed samples were rescued by scientists from the International Centre for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA) in the war-ravaged Aleppo countryside at the height of the conflict in Syria. Although most of ICARDA expatriate staff left the Aleppo site in 2012, the center’s scientists continued to maintain original […]

‘We’ve had enough!’ Protesters demand new agricultural policies in Germany (VIDEO)

Footage posted online by Ruptly showed the protesters marching through the streets carrying banners, some of which featured a photo of a honeybee. “New agricultural policy,” the signs read. The protest’s slogan is “Wir haben es satt,” which translates to “We have had enough.” Numerous tractors also rode through the streets as part of the […]

Monsanto now offering CASH to farmers if they will use its toxic "dicamba" agricultural chemical

(Natural News) The agri giant Monsanto, commonly known as the world’s most evil corporation, is now offering farmers cash in a desperate bid to distribute its XtendiMax with VaporGrip dicamba-based weed killer product. Reuters is reporting that Monsanto will be offering farmers refunds of over half the cost of the product in 2018, if they […]

Russia’s record wheat harvest sees it replace US as agricultural superpower

     The US is being pushed out of the grain market as Russia’s bumper wheat harvest has dragged down prices to record lows. Russian agricultural exports are booming thanks to a weaker national currency and massive investment. “We are pushing America aside in some markets, and we are satisfied with this,” said Russia’s Agriculture Minister […]

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