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Pakistan: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual

Although biotechnology laws (i.e., Pakistan Biosafety Rules of 2005, Seed Amendment Act 2015 and Plant Breeders Rights Act 2018, etc.) exist in Pakistan, the rules and administrative processes....
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Japan: Current Impact of Fall Armyworm Limited

Japan’s Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, and Fisheries (MAFF) confirmed Japan’s first outbreak of Spodoptera frugiperda, or Fall Armyworm (FAW).
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China: China Announces Increases to Additional Tariffs

On August 23, 2019, the People’s Republic of China’s Ministry of Finance (MOF), State Council Tariff Commission (SCTC) announced new tariffs on certain U.S. products, valued at $75 billion USD.
The Fall Armyworm (FAW; Spodoptera frugiperda) – a crop-eating pest – first detected in China in January 2019 has now spread across 15 Chinese provinces....
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China: Voracious Fall Armyworm Invades South China

The Fall Armyworm (FAW; Spodoptera frugiperda) – a crop-eating pest – first detected in China in January 2019 has spread across China’s southern border and currently impacts about 8,500 hectares....
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Australia: Biofuels Annual

Australia’s biofuels industry situation has not experienced any drastic changes and essentially remains the same as last year.
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Tanzania: Fall Armyworm in Tanzania and East Africa

As millions of east African smallholder farmers seek to recover from a devastating drought, they face a new threat-fall armyworms.
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India: Retail Foods

Organized retail consolidated in 2016 with larger players expanding their presence through acquisition of regional players.
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Zambia: Agricultural Economic Fact Sheet

Zambia is a landlocked country in Southern Africa and can be credited with political stability and strong economic growth in the last decade.