Tag: current events

  • Farmers in India Protest New Reforms
    December 17, 2020

    Farmers in India Protest New Reforms

    Indian agricultural workers are protesting reforms that will deregulate agricultural markets. They believe that these reforms will devastate crop prices and reduce their earnings, while giving more power to large corporations.
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  • Scaling Blockchain Traceability in Consumer Products
    September 17, 2020

    Scaling Blockchain Traceability in Consumer Products

    Innovative, consumer-focused brands will drive blockchain traceability for consumers as a source of differentiation, demonstrating their superior sourcing and supply chain practices.
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  • A Promising Initiative to Empower Women in Colombia
    August 11, 2020

    A Promising Initiative to Empower Women in Colombia

    “Peaceful Opportunities - Rural Women” (Oportunidades Pacíficas - Mujeres Rurales), is supported by the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA), as well as the UN’s World Food Programme (WFP). This holistic approach to empowerment supports women to build secure livelihoods as agents of change, leadership, and transformation in their communities.
  • Farmers Throwing Out Harvests Amid COVID-19 Pandemic
    April 18, 2020

    Farmers Throwing Out Harvests Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

    Reports of U.S. farmers throwing out harvests due to the food service value chain crash have increased dramatically over the past two weeks. The crops we’ve seen are mostly eggs, milk, meats, vegetables, and fruits. 
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  • Grocery Store Panic is a Supply Chain Wake-Up Call
    March 21, 2020

    Grocery Store Panic is a Supply Chain Wake-Up Call

    Walking into the supermarket to find the shelves empty throughout the store is harrowing. For many, it’s a moment of incredible helplessness and panic. This has been the scene lately around the U.S. and Canada: grocery store panic and the hoarding of foodstuffs.
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