Tip News

August 04, 2020

TAG Agriculture - Tip News

Agriculture

France tells UK fishermen: keep out of contested scallop waters

France tells UK fishermen: keep out of contested scallop waters

France's agriculture minister on Friday urged British fishermen to keep out of contested scallop-rich waters near the French coast that were the scene of clashes between competing boats this week.Stephane Travert said he had spoken with British counterpart Ge

France tells UK fishermen: keep out of contested scallop waters

France tells UK fishermen: keep out of contested scallop waters

France's agriculture minister has urged British fishermen to keep out of contested scallop-rich waters near the French coast that were the scene of clashes between competing boats this week.Stephane Travert said he had spoken with his British counterpart Geor

UN food agency sounds alarm on 'overlooked crises'

UN food agency sounds alarm on 'overlooked crises'

The UN's Food and Agriculture Organization on Wednesday launched a $120 million appeal for "the world's most severely underfunded crises", in Afghanistan, Syria, Sudan and elsewhere.Without urgent support "there is a real risk of the situation further det

Mnuchin insists agriculture was part of US-EU trade talks

Mnuchin insists agriculture was part of US-EU trade talks

The US treasury secretary insisted Sunday that agricultural issues were discussed in President Donald Trump's talks last week with Jean-Claude Juncker, contradicting the EU Commission president's account of the negotiations."I was in the room and we had spe

Paraguayan minister, deputy die in plane crash: rescuers

Paraguayan minister, deputy die in plane crash: rescuers

Paraguay's agriculture minister and a deputy minister were among four people killed in an airplane crash near the Argentine border, rescuers said Thursday.The twin-engine light aircraft had taken off from the southern fishing town of Ayolas on Wednesday after