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Backing UK agriculture through Brexit and beyond

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The FINANCIAL -- UK farmers face a ‘triple wave’ of coronavirus, Brexit and climate change. We hear from Barclays’ Mark Suthern and Oliver McEntyre about why, in anticipation of the end of the UK’s transition period after Brexit, the bank has been helping the UK farming sector embrace technology and move towards sustainability.…

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Backing UK agriculture through Brexit and beyond

4 mins read

The FINANCIAL -- UK farmers face a ‘triple wave’ of coronavirus, Brexit and climate change. We hear from Barclays’ Mark Suthern and Oliver McEntyre about why, in anticipation of the end of the UK’s transition period after Brexit, the bank has been helping the UK farming sector embrace technology and move towards sustainability.…

Focusing on regenerative agriculture and moving to renewable electricity, Nestlé redoubles efforts to combat climate change

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The FINANCIAL -- As a signatory of the UN 'Business Ambition for 1.5°C' pledge, Nestlé is one of the first companies to share its detailed, time-bound plan and to do so ahead of schedule. The company is taking measures to halve its emissions by 2030 and achieve net zero by 2050 – even as the company…

With USAID support new enterprises opened in Georgia

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The FINANCIAL — A new hazelnut collection, processing, and storage farm will serve about 300 farmers in the Kakheti region and employ 16 local residents. The enterprise was built with support from the Ministry of Environmental Protection and Agriculture, the Agricultural and Rural Development Agency, Ferrero, and the Georgian Hazelnut Improvement Project. It is a joint…