Live updates from GST Council meeting: Now is not the time to include petroleum products in GST, says FM

!1 new updateClick here for the latest updates AirAsia signs deal to restructure Airbus aircraft order – sources We have reached the goal of 50% of our desired vaccination figure of 2 lakh until 2 p.m. today: Uttarakhand CM Pushkar Singh Dhami We will achieve our goal. About 92% of people have received the 1st […]

Almost 90% of global agricultural subsidies harm environment and health: UN report

4 Min reading Nearly 90% of all subsidies to the global agricultural industry harm nature and human health, a new UN report warns. As agricultural subsidies are expected to continue to increase, along with their negative consequences for the environment and communities, UN experts are now calling for a dramatic “reallocation” of government funding towards […]

BBS does not publish crop data on time

It has been six months since farmers harvested potatoes and wheat. However, if someone asks for data on the amount of crops produced and their area during the last harvest from the Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics (BBS), the state agency responsible for generating data at the national level, he will be disappointed because no information […]

Kentucky Agricultural Finance Corporation Approves $ 1.7 Million in Loans

FRANKFURT, Ky. – The Kentucky Agricultural Finance Corporation (KAFC) approved $ 1,775,290 in 11 agricultural loans for projects across the Commonwealth at its monthly board meeting. Aid strengthens agricultural market, beef, poultry and early stage farmers across the Commonwealth Agricultural Transformation Loan Program (APLP) A farm processing loan totaling $ 91,000 has been approved for […]

Farmers are “unfairly targeted” in the battle against climate change – IFA President

“THERE is a bright and viable future for young farmers in West Cork,” said the head of Ireland’s largest farming organization. Irish Farmers Association (IFA) President Tim Cullinane said The south star that when it comes to IFA, the future is bright for agriculture, not just in West Cork, but across the country. “I am […]

BYND Cannasoft Enterprises Inc. Explores Potential Nasdaq Listing and Announces $ 2,500,000 Non-Broker Private Placement Funding

Vancouver, British Columbia – The press wire – September 3, 2021 – BYND Cannasoft Enterprises Inc. (“BYND” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that the process to register its common shares for trading on the Nasdaq Capital Market (the “Nasdaq List ”). In connection with the proposed Nasdaq listing, the Company has engaged a […]

California DFPI Proposes Regulation Governing Small Business Finance Providers | Hudson Cook, LLP

On August 18, 2021, the California Department of Financial Protection and Innovation (“DFPI”) released proposed regulations and a Invitation to Comment under the California Consumer Financial Protection Law (“CCPL”). The CCPL gives DFPI the power to set and enforce a new “abusive” standard against small business finance providers. The proposed regulations would require small business […]

Young farmers are leading the charge

Audrey simango Agriculture in Zimbabwe is booming and young people are the driving force. For example, the country is expected to harvest 2.8 million tonnes of maize this year, triple the 2020 crop and make it the highest production in 20 years. The bumper harvest expected in 2021 should finally ensure a food surplus in […]

Bet on the farm: Vancouver’s Semios plays the role of global agtech giant with over $ 100 million acquisition

CEO and Founder of SemiosBio Michael Gilbert. SemiosBio is a specialist in “precision farming” technology that helps guide farming decisions. Handout SemiosBio Technologies Inc. of Vancouver is on its way to becoming the world’s largest independent agricultural technology company after agreeing to purchase Australian company Agworld Pty Ltd. for over $ 100 million. With the […]

IFC pledges $ 791 million for private companies

The International Finance Corporation (IFC) has committed $ 791 million to support Bangladesh businesses amid the coronavirus pandemic. The sum represents an increase of nearly 33% over last year, the private sector lending arm of the World Bank Group said in a press release yesterday. For all the latest news, follow the Daily Star’s Google […]