The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations and the Ministry of Agriculture in Angola have partnered to educate farmers in remote villages in Angola about the Covid-19 pandemic. Through farmer field schools they are teaching farmers how to protect themselves from the virus and they are also…
The document explains that they are presenting this strategy now because the coronavirus crisis “has underlined the importance of a robust and resilient food system”. The strategy includes reaching 25% of agricultural land under organic farming by 2030, a reduction by 50% of the sales of antimicrobials for farmed animals…
About 28,000 workers have been flown from Romania and Bulgaria to Germany in these months under this airlift program, according to The New York Times. The opposition Greens party has criticized the measure as “scandalous and irresponsible.”
If by the end of six months a migrant has a contract from their employer, they can apply to convert the temporary permit into a longer-term work permit. The amnesty was pushed by agriculture associations across Italy looking to fill the gap left by at least 200,000 seasonal labourers.
The government will waive mineral exploration license obligations and expenditures through to the end of 2020. With zero exploration obligations its aim is to help companies to retain their projects despite the challenging situation during the pandemic.
This 10 Billion Tree Tsunami campaign aims to give an opportunity to people who recently lost their jobs and at the same time, protecting the environment. Pakistan created about 63,000 jobs for the unemployed by relaunching this campaign, according to Reuters.
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