Agriculture

Agriculture is the science and art of cultivating plants and livestock. Agriculture was the key development in the rise of sedentary human civilization, whereby farming of domesticated species created food surpluses that enabled people to live in cities. The history of agriculture began thousands of years ago. After gathering wild grains beginning at least 105,000 years ago, nascent farmers began to plant them around 11,500 years ago. Pigs, sheep and cattle were domesticated over 10,000 years ago. Plants were independently cultivated in at least 11 regions of the world. Industrial agriculture based on large-scale monoculture in the twentieth century came …

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ADB: Asian Development Bank · 21 December 2024 English

and institutional capacity Sector / Subsector Agriculture, natural resources and rural development / Land-based Department Sectors Group Responsible ADB Division Agriculture, Food, Nature, and Rural Development Sector Office


WRI: World Resources Institute · 5 September 2024 English

WRI, alongside its partners, organized a ‘‘high-level stakeholder consultative forum’’ to explore the interventions needed to scale the adoption of productive use of renewable energy in smallholder agricultural sector. The …

of renewable energy (PURE) in the smallholder agriculture sector in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) Download


Lowy Institute for International Policy · 9 July 2024 English

Everyone is hoping that the productivity fairy sprinkles pixie-dust on our economic problems inflation, slow growth and income inequality. Remember Paul Krugmans maxim:Productivity isnt everything, but in the long run …

in incomes came from shifting workers out of agriculture (half the population used to work on the land)


Greens/EFA: The Greens/European Free Alliance · 3 June 2024 English

Summary of the activities carried out by the EFA Group during the 2019-2024 mandate.

produce and how we produce. It is about which agriculture we support and how we support it. It is finally


IPEN: International Pollutants Elimination Network · 29 May 2024 English

This report reveals high levels of toxic PFAS chemicals in nearly all surface and tap water samples collected near industrial areas that are centers of the textiles industry throughout and …

the food chain.56 This adds to concerns as agriculture is the mainstay of the country’s economy. In


IPC: Istanbul Policy Center · 27 May 2024 English

The situation in Zonguldak was 2000s, this phaseout continued with a series of described as particularly dire, with a lack of privatizations and/or closures of the pits.18 new investments and …

miners, to this data limitation. The role of agriculture is even more pressing than the serious health sectors and stakeholders, interconnections between agriculture and the present discussion concentrates on the


27 May 2024 English

This report examines the annual fiscal impact of illegal aliens on at both the federal and state levels. FAIR used the most recent data available and accounted for new programs …

workers and fishers.”15 The majority of migrant agriculture and fisheries workers are illegal aliens — approximately qualify. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, in FY 2021 WIC served an estimated 43 percent


La Fabrique Ecologique · 27 May 2024 French

Voilà pourquoi les objectifs de la campagne électorale européenne doivent être de tracer l’horizon 2050 de la France et de l’Europe en situation de neutralité climatique, de fixer les objectifs …

........................... 26 CHAPITRE 2 : AGRICULTURE ET ALIMENTATION ............................ chimiques, gérer un quart des terres agricoles en agriculture biologique ; planter 3 milliards d’arbres sur objectif, 25 % des terres agricoles doivent être en agriculture biologique ou témoignant de pratiques agroécologiques d’augmenter considérablement les surfaces en agriculture biologique. La compatibilité avec une PAC prioritairement d’acteurs : - Associant alimentation locale, agriculture « écologique » et protection de la biodiversité


RAI: Regional Australia Institute · 24 May 2024 English

REGIONS RISING NATIONAL SUMMIT the new FRONTIER EXHIBITION OPPORTUNITIES 13-15 August 2024 National Convention Centre Canberra, ACT about THE RAI ESTABLISHED IN 2011, THE REGIONAL AUSTRALIA With the benefit of …

AUDIENCE INCLUDING: organisations SECTOR, AND AGRICULTURE. across all sectors of government, industry,


Government of New Zealand · 23 May 2024 English

hydrogen cyanamide, known as Hi-Cane, has been welcomed by Environment Minister Penny Simmonds and Agriculture Minister Todd McClay. “The EPA decision introduces appropriate environmental safeguards which will

welcomed by Environment Minister Penny Simmonds and Agriculture Minister Todd McClay.  “The EPA decision introduces between environmental and economic concerns.” Agriculture and Trade Minister Todd McClay says this is a


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