Robynne Anderson's Emerging Thoughts on Ag

Monthly Archives: May 2014

PSM Reception in Rome

  President of Emerging ag, Robynne Anderson, at a reception hosted by the private sector mechanism of CFS which was organised by the International Agri-Food Network.  IAFN Chairman Hakan Bahceci made opening remarks and CFS Chairperson, Ambassador Gerda Verburg brought remarks about the importance of working with multiple stakeholders to achieve food security.  

POGA President Speaks to Canadian Senate

Last Wednesday, POGA President Art Enns spoke to the Canadian Senate regarding Bill C-30, or the Fair Rail for Grain Farmers Act. The Bill is the Canadian Government’s attempt to address the commodity transportation crisis in Canada, and Art spoke about how grain producers – particularly oat growers – are being harmed by their inability […]

Canadian Seed Sector Makes a Difference in Africa

The seed industry is supporting a project to provide education and agricultural training to Zambian children. Imagine living on less than a dollar a day and needing to find tuition money for your child to start Grade One. Imagine a child skinning his knee, with no mother to clean the wound and no bandage to cover […]

International Year of Pulses

  CICILS, the international pulse trade and industry confederation, met in South Africa May 3-9.  Emerging is very pleased to be acting as the project management office for CICILS celebrations of the International Year of Pulses. Here are a few of the highlights: –      600 registrants talked about the upcoming year –      Over 60 great […]