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US – Engineered sugar cane and cancer treatment

“… a Texas A&M molecular biologist offers hope (to the oversupply of sugar in the United States). Erik Mirkov has genetically engineered sugar cane with a human gene to produce a human therapeutic protein. Such a protein could replace the need to farm cadavers for face-plumping collagen and provide a more affordable alternative to fermenting …

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Sugar projects in Africa and the Middle East 1998-2005

Sugar projects in Africa and the Middle East, 1998-2005 – click here to open document

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Indonesia: Sugar Workers Forge Independent Federation

“We are one – one aim, one hope, one heart – towards unity”. These words (part of a new song written by the IUF Indonesia Office for the occasion) were sung in celebration by more than one hundred assembled delegates and observers to begin the truly historic inaugural convention of the Federation of Independent Tobacco, …

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The Sugar Worker, February 2005.

The Sugar Worker, February 2005 – click here

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Trabajador Azucarero, Febrero 2005

Trabajador Azucarero, Febrero 2005 – disponible aquí

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UK: British Sugar Fined After Death

British Sugar, the sole processor of sugar beet in the UK, admitted to breaching health and safety rules in the death of a worker and was fined

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Sugar in Free Trade Negotiations

To see a summary table of the way global and regional trade agreements relate to the sugar sector Download file

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South Africa: Illovo Sugar Sells Umfolozi mill

Continuing its “strategic realignment” of assets, Illovo Sugar announced on 11 February that it had completed the sale of Umfolozi mill to Umovti Transport, a Black economic empowerment company.

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Uganda – Kakira Sugar Works Lays Off 142 Workers

Kakira Sugar Works Ltd (KSW) laid-off its entire security department of 142 people, said a report by The Monitor of Kampala posted on the Internet on 4 February.

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Annual Average Sugar Prices 1998-2004

Annual Average Sugar Prices 1998-2004

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