January 23, 2021 | 21:15 GMT +7

Thailand: Rice exports remain gloomy

Thailand: Rice exports remain gloomy

The free on board price of Thai white rice 5% is now quoted at US$530 a tonne, while the Vietnam price is $490-500 per tonne.

Top Five Global Trends Revolutionizing Agriculture in 2021

Top Five Global Trends Revolutionizing Agriculture in 2021

All around the world, countries are adopting smart ways to upgrade agricultural practices. Given below are the top five global trends revolutionizing agriculture in 2021.

Indian farmers to continue protests after talks fail

Indian farmers to continue protests after talks fail

With the government refusing to revoke the legislation, the farmers pledged to continue blockading key highways linking the capital with the country's north.

81 million jobs lost as Covid-19 creates turmoil in Asia Pacific labour markets

81 million jobs lost as Covid-19 creates turmoil in Asia Pacific labour markets

Pandemic leads to huge reduction in working hours, reverses job growth and pushes millions into working poverty. In nearly all economies with available quarterly data for 2020, employment levels contracted compared to 2019. 

The world is running short of sugar in the 2020 - 2021 crop

The world is running short of sugar in the 2020 - 2021 crop

A decreased output and increased demand is expected to trigger a sugar shortage of 3.5 million tons for the 2020-2021 crop.

The world's largest insect farm is being built in France

The world's largest insect farm is being built in France

'Our ambition is to revolutionise the food chain which, literally, starts from the basics: insects and soil,' says Antoine Hubert, co-founder, president and CEO of Ÿnsect.

Third-generation hybrid rice achieves high yield.

Third-generation hybrid rice achieves high yield.

The third-generation hybrid rice developed by Yuan Longping, the 'father of hybrid rice', and his team achieved a yield of 911.7 kg per mu (about 667 square meters) in an experiment in China's Hunan Province.

Vinh Phuc promotes cow raising on bio-buffer

This is a model of cow raising on bio-buffer of Khong Minh Tuan, a farmer in Nghia Hung commune, Vinh Tuong district, Vinh Phuc province.

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