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2014-10-16 08:24:56

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. LONDON, October 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SOURCE Investor-Edge

2014-10-15 12:28:32

IfOnly and Tom Hanks Day Announce Sweepstakes with $10 Entries Benefiting Lifeline Energy SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Enter the creative mind of Hollywood's biggest movie star when you sit down to write on a Remington Rand typewriter directly from the personal collection of Tom Hanks. IfOnly, an experiential marketplace that donates its proceeds to causes, is hosting an online sweepstakes to win the renowned actor's one-of-a-kind typewriter. The sweepstakes is available...

2014-10-07 16:28:24

LONDON, Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Finance Corporation (IFC) and Cargill are investing U.S. $2.5 million to strengthen and expand the successful Cargill Coop Academy in Cote d'Ivoire to provide greater access to advanced business skills training for over 300 cocoa cooperative leaders. The Cargill Coop Academy, established in 2013, was the first of its kind in the cocoa sector and remains unique in providing cooperative leaders with the management skills to improve...

2014-10-07 08:30:52

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, DripDrop, the first great tasting oral rehydration solution (ORS), announced it has been awarded a group purchasing agreement with Premier, Inc., within its IV-Therapy Category. Effective September 1, 2014, the six-year agreement allows Premier members, at their discretion, to take advantage of special pricing and terms pre-negotiated by Premier for DripDrop's Oral Rehydration Solution. "DripDrop is pleased to partner with Premier to...

2014-10-06 12:28:33

WASHINGTON and NAIROBI, Kenya, Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Grameen Foundation, MicroEnsure, and Penda Health today launched a new initiative to a provide low-cost health insurance and health information to low-income Kenyans. The initiative, called the "Uzima Project", will focus on providing low-income people access to high quality health services and financing, along with a messaging and reminders service that encourages users to adopt healthy habits and practices. It...

2014-10-02 12:33:32

WASHINGTON, Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following letter is being issued by the International Fund for Agricultural Development: Dear Journalist, You are invited to attended an important news-making event, "Food + Migration: Untold Stories" hosted by the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) at the National Press Club in Washington, DC on October 10, 2014 from 9-11 a.m. This event is open to the media only and is free of charge. Seating is limited. IFAD is...

2014-09-30 12:27:24

WASHINGTON, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The states with the highest proportion of hungry and poor people are in the South, according to a Bread for the World analysis of the latest U.S. Census data. Several states in the region account for large portions of the more than 49 million Americans who were at risk of hunger and 45 million Americans who lived in poverty last year. The states with the highest percentage of food insecurity, or hunger, are Arkansas (21.2...

2014-09-29 12:23:07

ANNAPOLIS, Md., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Capital Energy & Infrastructure ("ACEI") announced today that its platform company, BMR Energy, LLC ("BMR Energy"), has completed a key milestone in the development of its 36 MW wind generation project in St. Elizabeth Parish, Jamaica. On September 18 at a ceremony in Kingston, Jamaica, BMR Energy executed the final power purchase agreement with the electric utility Jamaica Public Service Company Limited ("JPS") for the...

2014-09-28 23:02:02

Learning from the Best’s Customer is King full day conference to include top speakers on how to create a customer centric business New York, NY (PRWEB) September 28, 2014 Susan Davis, CEO of BRAC USA, will be a featured speaker at the upcoming SarderTV conference Learning from the Best's Customer is Key. The conference which will be held November 4, 2014 at Microsoft's New York City headquarters in Times Square also includes entrepreneurs and organizational leaders such as Ira...

2014-09-25 12:31:33

The Global Poverty Project will help bring access to sanitation and education to millions of people NEW YORK, Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Continuing its efforts to alleviate poverty worldwide, Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) and the Caterpillar Foundation are making a $2.5 million investment in The Global Poverty Project (GPP). The investment will support growing the Global Citizen grassroots movement around the world to end extreme poverty by 2030. "When we can put people on the...


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Integrated farming
2013-09-20 13:33:38

Integrated farming is the practice of growing crops and raising livestock simultaneously. Integrated farming is diversification at its best. One intense example of integrated farming can be found in China where fish farming has been integrated with raising livestock, along with growing agricultural crops, such as vegetables. Other examples of integrated farming include using pigs to clear fields of rocks and roots prior to planting a crop. Poultry is used to clean up rotten fruit and...

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Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.