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Each day the CBD Secretariat conducts a global Internet search for relevant news stories. The following stories collected over the last seven days relate to agriculture and biodiversity.

23 July 2014, 2014-07-23
The agricultural transformation agenda of the federal government is taking shape with many investors looking for ways of keying into it and benefit.

22 July 2014

BBC News, 2014-07-22
A new study suggests that the production of beef is around 10 times more damaging to the environment than any other form of livestock.

21 July 2014, 2014-07-21
Nairobi — THE conference on revolutionising finance for agriculture value chains held recently in Nairobi has come to an end. Providing finance in agriculture was described as "putting the flesh on the skeleton."

18 July 2014, 2014-07-18
Getting young people into an industry in which most sectors have an average age well into the fifties.
CaribJournal, 2014-07-18
THE ISSUES of food production, agricultural development policies and food security have generally ranked high on the Region’s “Priorities List.”

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