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  • Fertilizer Use to Surpass 200 Million Tonnes in 2018

    "16 February, 2015, Rome - Global fertilizer use is likely to rise above 200.5 million tonnes in 2018, 25 percent higher than recorded in 2008.
    World fertilizer consumption will grow by 1.8 percent a year through 2018, according to...

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  • Fertilizer plant looks to Bismarck for water

    "Without water, a proposed fertilizer plant near Jamestown can't be built.
    CHS Inc. announced in late 2014 it would continue with plans to construct a $3 billion fertilizer plant to open in 2018. Since then, it has failed to find...

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  • Climate Change’s Bottom Line

    "It was 8 degrees in Minneapolis on a recent January day, and out on Interstate 394, snow whipped against the windshields of drivers on their morning commutes. But inside the offices of Cargill, the food conglomerate, Greg Page, the...

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  • Africa’s Economy Is Rising. Now What Happens to Its Food?

    "For decades, the economies of Africa were the world’s economic laggards. They aren’t anymore. Over the last decade, Africa’s per capita income has grown at a rate nearly identical to that of the rest of the world....

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  • Putting More Food on Africa's Table

    "LAST year Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote, invested $1 billion into rice production in Nigeria. This new investment is in support of the Nigerian Government’s plan to attain food sufficiency and...

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