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AGCO unveils innovative Farm in a Box initiative for Africa's rural communities

AGCO has launched an innovative Farm in a Box (FIAB) initiative for Africa Africa at Germany's International Green Week, which will make it possible to farm mechanisation deep into rural communities. "With this brand-new concept, we aim to take farm mechanisation plus all its necessary support facilities deep into previously underserviced rural communities in Africa," said Martin Richenhagen, president, chairman and CEO of AGCO.

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A new way to curb nitrogen pollution: Regulate fertiliser producers, not just farmers
A new way to curb nitrogen pollution: Regulate fertiliser producers, not just farmers

Nitrogen pollution is produced by a number of interlinked compounds, from ammonia to nitrous oxide. While they have both natural and human sources, the latter increased dramatically over the past century as farmers scaled up food production in response to population growth. Once these chemicals are released into the air and water, they contribute to problems that include climate change and "dead zones" in rivers, lakes and coastal areas.

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10 tech startups to participate in Airbus, GIZ #Africa4Future programme
10 tech startups to participate in Airbus, GIZ #Africa4Future programme

Airbus and the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) have announced the top 10 African tech startups that will take part in the latest Airbus Bizlab #Africa4Future accelerator programme.

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