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A study conducted by Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) and the German University of Hohenheim under the global project Fund for Agricultural Policy Advice and Innovation, identified the main…

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Increasing the forest area in the Global North cannot compensate for the deforestation carried out to obtain agricultural land, and agricultural trade is causing dramatic biodiversity losses. This applies, for example,…

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The increasing global food-import bill is driven by higher price levels of internationally traded food commodities and a threefold increase in freight costs. FAO warns that rising food and fuel prices can have a highly…

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This report on African trade highlights opportunities and challenges for trade expansion, pointing out that the continent will face significant challenges in meeting the Malabo Declaration goal of tripling the value of…

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This guide launched by FAO and the African Union Commission aims to help countries enter Africa's new single market.

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In early March, the German Federal Government adopted a draft “Law on Corporate Due Diligence in Supply Chains”. The so-called due diligence law creates legal certainty for business and strengthens human rights…

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Exports from emerging and developing countries are on the rise, this report states. Increased efforts are needed to include smallholder farmers in modern food value chains to boost their incomes.

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The third annual report of the Africa Agriculture Trade Monitor (AATM), last September, finds that African exports are expanding into emerging and fast-growing countries.

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In a pilot project, car component suppliers Continental AG and Germany’s Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) have established a digital natural rubber chain enabling a continuous backtracing…

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The implications of COVID-19 on agricultural trade and food and nutrition security were discussed in a webinar of two giz sector projects at the beginning of April 2020. The participants agreed that a free, fair and…

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