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ESA*: Agricultural trade policy debates and developments

AgriFeeds by FAO - March 6, 2013 - 16:23
* This executive brief deals with agricultural trade policy debates and developments involving the countries in Eastern and Southern Africa (ESA) which are part of the ESA-European Union Economic Partnership Agreement configuration, undertaking trade negotiations with the EU.About this updateThis brief was updated in July 2011. The original executive brief was published in October 2008 and is available on request from agritrade-mail@cta.intOther publications in this series and additional resources on ACP—EU agriculture and fisheries trade issues can be found online at http://agritrade.cta.int/ [from Agritrade - Agriculture News Feed]
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Caribbean: Agricultural trade policy debates and developments

AgriFeeds by FAO - March 6, 2013 - 16:23
About this updateThis brief was updated in July 2011. The original executive brief was published in October 2008 and is available on request from agritrade-mail@cta.intOther publications in this series and additional resources on ACP—EU agriculture and fisheries trade issues can be found online at http://agritrade.cta.int/ [from Agritrade - Agriculture News Feed]
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Central Africa: Agricultural trade policy debates and developments

AgriFeeds by FAO - March 6, 2013 - 16:23
About this updateThis brief was updated in July 2011. The original executive brief was published in January 2009 and is available on request from agritrade-mail@cta.intOther publications in this series and additional resources on ACP—EU agriculture and fisheries trade issues can be found online at http://agritrade.cta.int/ [from Agritrade - Agriculture News Feed]
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Executive Brief 2011: Tea sector

AgriFeeds by FAO - March 6, 2013 - 16:23
1. Background and key issues The bulk of world tea consumption is made up of black tea and green tea. Both come from the same shrub (Camellia sinen... [from Agritrade - Agriculture News Feed]
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West Africa: Agricultural trade policy debates and developments

AgriFeeds by FAO - March 6, 2013 - 16:23
About this updateThis brief was updated in August 2011.The original executive brief was published in March 2009 and is available on request from agritrade-mail@cta.intOther publications in this series and additional resources on ACP–EU agriculture and fisheries trade issues can be found online at http://agritrade.cta.int/ [from Agritrade - Agriculture News Feed]
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Executive Brief Update 2011: Oil crops sector

AgriFeeds by FAO - March 6, 2013 - 16:23
About this updateThis brief was published in November 2011.Other publications in this series and additional resources on ACP–EU agriculture and fisheries trade issues can be found online at http://agritrade.cta.int/ [from Agritrade - Agriculture News Feed]
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Pacific: Agricultural trade policy debates and developments

AgriFeeds by FAO - March 6, 2013 - 16:23
About this updateThis brief was updated in July 2011. The original executive brief was published in February 2009 and is available on request from agritrade-mail@cta.intOther publications in this series and additional resources on ACP—EU agriculture and fisheries trade issues can be found online at http://agritrade.cta.int/ [from Agritrade - Agriculture News Feed]
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Shri Sharad Pawar Inaugurates Pusa Krishi Vigyan Mela

AgriFeeds by FAO - March 6, 2013 - 15:54
read more [from Indian Council of Agricultural Research - News]
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Publication of ISO 25964-2, the Standard for Interoperability of Thesauri

AgriFeeds by FAO - March 6, 2013 - 14:15
ISO 25964-2, the standard for interoperability of thesauri was published by ISO on March 4, 2013.  The full title of Part 2 is ISO 25964-2  Information and documentation -- Thesauri and interoperability with other vocabularies -- Part 2: Interoperability with other vocabularies. [from News from Agricultural Information Management Standards Web site]
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“Cromwo” unmasked as Ozoroa insignis

AgriFeeds by FAO - March 6, 2013 - 14:10
Does anyone know what the scientific name might be for the tree known as cromwo in Pokot #kenya @icraf @cifor_forets — Luigi Guarino (@AgroBioDiverse) February 28, 2013 [from Agricultural Biodiversity Weblog]
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Market Information System Test Kicks Off in Burkina Faso

AgriFeeds by FAO - March 6, 2013 - 13:30
read more [from E-Agriculture News]
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ILRI in the Humidtropics research program: Interview with Alan Duncan

AgriFeeds by FAO - March 6, 2013 - 11:50
Alan Duncan Humidtropics program focal point at ILRI [from ILRI Clippings]
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New WFP Representative takes up his post in DPR Korea

AgriFeeds by FAO - March 6, 2013 - 07:26
The new WFP Representative for DPR Korea, Mr. Dierk Stegen, a German national, arrived in Pyongyang on 2 March 2013. [from World Food Program News]
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Joint National Extension Directors & Administrators Meeting and National eXtension Conference, March 24-28, 2014

AgriFeeds by FAO - March 6, 2013 - 05:57
The National Extension Directors & Administrators (NEDA) meeting and the 2014 National eXtension Conference (NeXC) will be held jointly in Albuquerque, New Mexico, March 24-28, 2014. These two events will be held simultaneously offering opportunities for shared programming and interactions as well as independent business meetings and networking. More details such as program, keynotes, hotel and travel arrangements are yet to be decided. [from eXtension Blog]
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Communities of Practice Launch or Will Launch in Coming Months

AgriFeeds by FAO - March 6, 2013 - 05:53
Recently Launched Communities of Practice Marine Aquaculture Launched their Community during the World Aquaculture meeting in Nashville, TN February 24. The Marine Aquaculture Community of Practice (CoP) facilitates technology transfer and addresses emerging issues facing the marine aquaculture industry by providing unbiased research-based information while serving as an online clearinghouse for the public. Marine aquaculture is diverse in species cultivated, culture techniques utilized, and in its policies and regulations. [from eXtension Blog]
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Habermeyer Joins eXtension Foundation Leadership Council

AgriFeeds by FAO - March 6, 2013 - 05:50
Habermeyer Joins eXtension Foundation Leadership Council [from eXtension Blog]
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Great Feedback on eXtension

AgriFeeds by FAO - March 6, 2013 - 05:44
From time to time we hear great feedback from the public and university colleagues on how eXtension has worked well for them. Kathy Flanders of Auburn University and a leader of eXtension’s Imported Fire Ants Community of Practice recently shared this: Kathy, [from eXtension Blog]
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‘High Plains Journal’ Features Wyoming Ask an Expert

AgriFeeds by FAO - March 6, 2013 - 05:41
While it’s certainly not new that eXtension is in the news for various programs, webinars, or content, it’s always nice to note a great success story when the media finds it as well. [from eXtension Blog]
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Working Differently – Technology Trends for 21st Century Nutrition

AgriFeeds by FAO - March 6, 2013 - 05:37
Promote your programs by creating your own personal media. That’s the advice of Joanne Kinsey, Family and Community Health Sciences Educator in Atlantic and Ocean Counties and Assistant Professor for Rutgers University. “There are all these different tools. Find something you like and think is effective and spend your time there.” Kinsey says. “Online video works best for me.” [from eXtension Blog]
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Gone Social!

AgriFeeds by FAO - March 6, 2013 - 05:28
Communities of Practice have been embracing social media for several years but 2012 saw a marked increase in social reach and engagement by eXtension CoPs. From YouTube to Pinterest, CoPs are using social media to reach the public and engage new audiences in their work. [from eXtension Blog]
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