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  1. Business - Companies - AGRICULTURE

    Cofco's grain deals threaten to undermine Marubeni's China dreams

    Posted Mar 15th 2014, 01:54am by Reuters

    ... for protein in China, which is determined to strengthen its overseas procurement network and find new sources of food, soya bean meal and corn to feed livestock. Chinese soya bean imports are expected ...

  2. Business - China Business - AGRICULTURE

    Overseas meat suppliers struggle to keep up with rising Chinese demand

    Posted Feb 10th 2014, 04:31am by Benjamin Robertson

    ... Benjamin Robertson benjamin.robertson@scmp.com Livestock exports to China are booming, but many overseas suppliers struggle to satisfy demand Feeding a hunger for meat In 2013 Sophie Wang had one of her best years yet. Arranging the export of 45,000 live cows to China, her firm accounted for over half of Australia’s cattle livestock sales to the mainland and helped feed ...

  3. News - Asia - HISTORY

    Sudden change in climate ‘helped Genghis Khan rise to power’

    Posted Mar 11th 2014, 10:52pm by NYT

    ... East. They also travelled with a herd of livestock that provided them with food. "I think of it as nature set the table, and Genghis Khan came to eat," said Amy Hessl, a tree-ring ...

  4. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Myanmar snub-nosed monkey facing extinction

    Posted Mar 29th 2014, 10:11pm

    ... grants for alternative income-generating activities, such as livestock raising and rice and walnut growing, that reduce pressure on the forests. Illegal logging has also galvanised village ...

  5. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Immersion therapy: Selaya, Spain

    Posted Mar 22nd 2014, 11:20pm by MATT COOPER

    ... livestock. People reap the benefits of being more in touch with the land and it is not unusual for someone in the centre of town to have a goat and chickens in their back garden. A car mechanic ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Hong Kong must focus on saving water, to help save lives

    Posted Mar 22nd 2014, 04:34am by MAYLING CHAN

    ... that vacillate between heavy showers and severe dry periods, Oxfam has provided support for building more water collection points, for use by people and livestock. It has also assisted villagers ...

  7. Business - Money - LISTINGS

    Scientific firm BGI Tech targets US$400m from IPO

    Posted Feb 22nd 2014, 01:15am by Bloomberg and Ray Chan

    ... and cloning livestock. Parent firm BGI, which has laboratories in Japan and the US, has done research to combat severe acute respiratory syndrome and a deadly German strain of E. coli bacteria, ...

  8. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    US$300m in new aid initiatives unveiled for Afghanistan

    Posted Feb 10th 2014, 09:19pm by AFP

    ... and livestock, improving job opportunities and food security. "Among other things, this programme is expected to eventually benefit 400,000 farmers from access to better technology and marketing ...

  9. News - Asia - BIRD FLU

    South Korea culls 2pc of poultry to curb fears of H5N8 bird flu outbreak

    Posted Feb 06th 2014, 04:37pm by Reuters in Seoul

    ... disinfection measures for migratory birds, the suspected source of the present outbreak, at 37 sites across the country. It also curbed the movement of some livestock workers in affected areas. South ...

  10. News - China Insider - HEALTH

    China's poultry industry wants to hush up bird flu news in damage control bid

    Posted Feb 05th 2014, 01:09pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... to the China Livestock Information Network. Chicken meat prices have fallen 3.3 per cent. In 2012, the poultry industry employed 70 million people and accounted for one-fourth of China’s agricultural ...




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