Africa

Skretting RAS R&D facility

special edition: aquaculture feed innovation

Skretting has upgraded its integrated feed concept for RAS

By Jane Byrne

Skretting, a pioneer in diets specifically designed for recirculating aquaculture systems (RAS), has upgraded its integrated feed concept for the closed containment farmed fish production method.

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Bunge CEO to leave

By Jane Byrne

Bunge, one of the top four agriculture-trading houses, today announced that its CEO, Soren Schroder, will step down.

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Push on for sorghum use in food and feed in Europe, Russia and Ukraine

By Jane Byrne

The second International Sorghum Congress took place on 7-8 November 2018 in Milan, Italy. The event looked at how sorghum could compete with other cereals both in terms of profitability for farmers and economic and nutritional interest for users in both...

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Dispatches from World Nutrition Forum in Cape Town

MyToolBox: Have mycotoxins finally met their match?

By Jane Byrne

A massive reduction in the mycotoxin load in DDGS, sensor led indication of toxin contamination of grains in silos as well as greatly enhanced biocontrol of aflatoxin development in the field – EU Horizon 2020 project, MyToolBox, has had a number of wins...

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Dispatches from World Nutrition Forum in Cape Town

'Will Africa produce the food or will feeding Africa become a global challenge?'

By Jane Byrne

Africa will be home to 25% of the global population in 2050, and the demand for animal-sourced food is projected to be extraordinarily high on that continent in the coming decades, but production will be challenged to keep pace with consumption, says...