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Low-Carbon Farming for Climate, Food and Profit

Brazilian farmers examine their soybean crop. 2015 (Photo by Lisa Rausch courtesy University of Wisconsin, Madison) Posted for media use

Morocco’s state-owned OCP Group, one of the world’s largest producers of phosphate fertilizers, has partnered with agtech companies and Brazilian growers for a first carbon farming and certification project. The project in the state of Mato Grosso will cover cotton, soybeans and corn, three common Brazilian crops for which vast swaths of the Amazon rainforest have been cleared.

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Cutting Food Loss and Waste Gets Easier

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A new international framework that empowers businesses, governments and NGOs to measure and manage food loss and waste is in its first year of operation. About a third of all food produced each year is lost or wasted worldwide as it moves from field to table…

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