World rice production is expected to touch a record 480.5 million tonnes this year on the back of higher output in Asia, Egypt, Argentina, Mozambique, the US and Russian Federation, according to th

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Thai authorities have seized a large shipment of ivory (69 elephant tusks and four other pieces of ivory) being smuggled from Mozambique, Africa, at Thailand's main Suvarnabhumi Airport on January 5.

According to the director-general of the Thai Customs Department, airport officials seized the containers labelled as

Riversdale Mining and joint venture (JV) partner Tata Steel have reached an agreement allowing them to fully own the $1-billion Benga power plant project in Mozambique, Riversdale said today

The coal-powered plant, with initial production seen by 2013/2014, is expected to produce 500-600 Mw in its first phase and 2,000 Mw in later development.

The company Phaesun has started a project in the East African country of Mozambique geared towards rural electrification using especially small photovoltaic systems - so-called "PicoPV systems".

Mumbai, Nov. 29: Bharat Petroleum Corp Ltd (BPCL) and Videocon Industries annou-nced a major natural gas discovery in the offshore space in Mozambique on Monday.

International Coal Ventures, a consortium of PSUs including Steel Authority of India (SAIL) and Coal India, is eyeing mines in Indonesia and Mozambique and has joined hands with Rail India Technical and Economic Services (RITES) to prepare a feasibility report on the possible buyouts.

"International Coal Ventures Ltd (ICVL) is collaborating with RITES for coal mines in Indonesia and Mozambique.

Cereal stocks are up, the harvest for wheat is the most plentiful in years, and fuel prices are low - yet food prices have been climbing. Although food prices are less than half of the historical peaks of 2007-2008, some governments and traders are leading the charge to hedge against a shortage.

The World Bank has released the Synthesis Report of the study titled "The Economics of Adaptation to Climate Change," which estimates the costs of adaptation between US$70-100 billion per year between now and 2050.