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Reforms Can Unlock Potential Of Eurasia Farms

Russia and Ukraine, where drought-hit harvests this year sent world grain prices soaring, could massively boost output with the right reforms, according to the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD). One key to development is land ownership classification, for example, allowing farmers to use land as collateral, or a system of crop receipts, as

Selfish Use Of Rivers Threatens Political Stability

Countries that selfishly use shared rivers threaten political stability at a time when water is scarce and demand is growing, a conservation group has warned. Disputes over shared rivers such as the Tigris and the Euphrates could be resolved if nations put borders aside and viewed the entire river basin as a unit instead, they