crop failure

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the failure of crops to produce a marketable surplus

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The scheme provided financial backing to pay for an independent agronomist's report to support individual claims after some growers suffered almost complete crop failure.
Britvic, which also makes Robinsons squash, was boosted during the period by the reintroduction of its orange and passion fruit J2O drink, which had been hit by a crop failure in Ecuador.
He added: "This drought has resulted in crop failure, but the impact on livestock could be worse again.
The real threat to farmers, Fairtrade or not, is crop failure and this is why we support the "Grounds for Hope" Coffee Kids' Charity, which helps small-scale coffee farmers address problems with health and education in their communities.
On any continent crop failure means trouble, but in Africa it's a catastrophe.
Worldwide floods and violent storms are causing extensive damage, especially in tropical countries, to local communities, national economies and in some cases through resulting crop failure, famine.
The resulting crop failure would place hundreds of millions of people in jeopardy of starvation, he told scientists at the January meeting.
The event is scheduled to be held here on March 15th with a single point agenda of determining the actual causes of cotton crop failure in 2015-16 and to evolve necessary plan of action for getting better cotton crop next year.
Expanding the insurance reserves would guarantee coverage for 20 million hectares in the event of a crop failure.
Senior government officials attribute the cause of severe food shortage in some areas to internal and external conflict as well as crop failure that hit most areas in 2011 planting season, according to a January 2012 joint post-harvest report carried out by the ministry of Agriculture.
MORE erratic rainfall has led to recent droughts and crop failure in Tanzania.
It is conceivable that crop failure or shortage could cause malnutrition or even starvation.
Malawi is among the poorest countries in the world, with disease and hunger, aggravated by periodic droughts and crop failure.
As the Earth overheats, as many as 400million people in the world are now at risk of starvation because of drought and crop failure.