Best innovations in agriculture awarded

| Foreign Markets |

Powering Agriculture: An Energy Grand Challenge for Development is a joint enterprise of USAID, the governments of Germany and Sweden, OPIC (Overseas Private Investment Corporation) and Duke Energy Corporation. The aim of the competition is to show how innovations and new “green energy generation methods” may impact food production, in particular in the less affluent parts of the world.

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Good climate for industry in Europe?

| Production & Resources |

The European Commission is intent on limiting carbon dioxide emissions, diligently fulfilling the commitments resulting from the Kyoto Protocol and other conventions on climate protection. At the same time, it is striving to boost the importance of the European manufacturing industry. Are these two EU policy goals compatible?

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