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How are the animals that we slaughter raised, and who raised them? Whose plate will the meat end up on, why do we eat it, and how does it affect our bodies, economy, society, and planet? To answer those questions, I've had to examine counterarguments that challenge my assumptions about one aspect of the food system that often runs contrary to my tenets: fake meat.
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AGRI NEWS RUSH - News Headlines of the Week 30th September 202305:44South Africa and world farming and agriculture of the week.
Narrowing the gap between the share of men and women who work.03:34Narrowing the gap between the share of men and women who work is one of the very important reforms policymakers can make to revive economies amid the weakest medium-term growth outlook in more than three decades
How much does aviation contribute to climate change?05:44Aviation will be one of the toughest sectors to decarbonise. It’s also an area that creates a lot of confusion. For those that fly, it’s one of the largest chunks of their carbon footprint. But because most people don’t fly, it emits just 2% to 3% of global emissions
New research reveals extreme heat likely to wipe out humans and mammals in the distant future05:36A new study shows unprecedented heat is likely to lead to the next mass extinction since the dinosaurs died out, eliminating nearly all mammals in some 250 million years time
AGRI NEWS RUSH - News Headlines of the Week 23rd September 202305:40News headlines of the week
South Africa's Finances is very bad03:09The national debt of South Africa was forecast to continuously increase between 2023 and 2028 by in total 167.1 billion U.S. dollars (+59.63 percent). The national debt is estimated to amount to 447.36 billion U.S. dollars in 2028. As defined by the International Monetary Fund, the general government gross debt consists of all liabilities that require payment or payments of interest and/or principal by the debtor to the creditor at a date or dates in the future.
Ukraine files complaint at WTO over Poland, Slovakia and Hungary’s grain ban03:53A dispute over agricultural trade created a rift on Monday between Ukraine and some of its strongest allies in the EU after three member states imposed unilateral measures to restrict imports from the war-torn country.
What to expect from the Reserve Bank’s interest rate announcement this week04:08Economists are optimistic that interest rates will stay on hold this week – but there are still some risks that the Reserve Bank might factor into the decision.The South African Reserve Bank’s (SARB’s) Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) will be meeting this week to vote on the next step forward for interest rates in the country.
AGRI NEWS RUSH - News Headlines of the Week 16th September 202305:37News Headlines