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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.

2 September 2014

Inter Press Service News Agency, 2014-09-02
NAIROBI, Sep 1 2014 (IPS) - Agriculture in Africa is in urgent need of investment. Nearly 550 million people there are dependent on agriculture for their livelihoods, while half of the total population on the continent live in rural areas.
The Diplomat, 2014-09-02
Achieving large-scale agriculture is an imperative, yet political opposition is formidable.

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