Australia: Drinking Water from Sugar Cane
DATE 11Jul 2019

Innovation in thought has been inspiring Australia. A sudden rush to conserve, preserve and harness is giving birth to ground breaking ideas in the country. Not everyone is a hardcore crusader for environmental causes. Some work and think so the crusaders find solutions for the changing ecosystem. The urgency is extracting unique practices. The world… Read More »

US: Bunge Is in Talks With BP to Join Brazil Sugar-Ethanol Assets
DATE 11Jul 2019

U.S. agribusiness giant Bunge Ltd. is in talks with British oil major BP Plc to form a sugar and ethanol joint venture in Brazil, according to people familiar with the matter. The companies are in discussions to combine operations in the South American nation, one of the largest producers of both sugar cane and sugar-based ethanol, said… Read More »

India: Sugarcane farmers wait for payment dues
DATE 11Jul 2019

Sugarcane farmers, who had supplied cane to sugar mills in Andhra Pradesh, are waiting in vain to get back their dues, amounting to Rs 2,000 crores. Though the government had released Rs 30 crores to be paid on priority basis to the cane growers, the same amount has been used to pay the salaries of… Read More »

Africa: Sugarcane burning code of conduct to be enforced
DATE 11Jul 2019

As sugar cane fires billow smoke along the North Coast there is a piece of good news for residents who want to stop the burning that environmental advocates say pollutes the air and causes health problems. Recent changes to the Code of Practice (COP) governing sugarcane burning have been implemented in an effort to regulate… Read More »

India: Sugarcane dues issue raised in Rajya Sabha
DATE 11Jul 2019

Samajwadi Party member in the Rajya Sabha Surendra Singh Nagar on Monday raised the issue of non-payment of sugarcane farmers’ dues in Uttar Pradesh. The SP lawmaker said the farmers’ dues had become an important poll plank in Lok Sabha election now it is completely forgotten. The Government promised of clearing the dues within 14… Read More »