RICHLAND, Washington, February 20, 2018 (ENS) – Tiny particles fuel powerful storms and influence weather much more than has been previously understood, finds a new study published in the journal “Science.”
Benefits of EPZs: Full import and export duty exemptions Exemptions from capital gains tax, property and land taxes, excise, sales and consumption taxes, taxes on trade turnover, on foreign exchange and transfer tax. Tax holiday of 20 years with an option to extend and deduct loses from profits following the tax holiday period. Dividend tax exemption in perpetuity. Opportunity to open foreign currency bank accounts in country and abroad. Opportunity to sell, lease or transfer items, goods and services within an EPZ. Exemption from the Supplies Control Act and its regulations. No import restrictions on raw materials. No import or export licensing requirement. No trade licenses. Customs inspection at the Zone for expediency. An example of an industry located in an EPZ is the flagship Belizean export, is the Marie Sharp pepper sauce company.
Aquaculture Facility in Newfoundland, Canada
The Belize Shrimp Cluster Association, representing 90% of Belize’s shrimp production, earned certification from the Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) last year, setting the bar high for shrimp producers in the region.
Feinstein Group | Building a Brighter Future for Belize
This publication brings together the conclusions of a global dialogue between the fisheries and development policy communities on policy coherence in fisheries and aquaculture. It highlights policy priorities to maximise the contribution of the sector to economic development and food and nutritional security.
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This good example has also had a positive impact in Honduras, where five shrimp farms gathered under the “Granjas Marinas” group were audited as part of the process toward achieving ASC certification.
Practices | Climate-Smart Agriculture Guide
OECD is contributing actively to the Agricultural Market Information System called for by G20 agriculture ministers with the aim of addressing food price volatility through more timely, accurate and transparent information on global food markets.
FAO Fisheries & Aquaculture Penaeus vannamei
The OECD recommends that countries put more effort into refocusing agricultural policies to address long-term needs for improving the productivity and sustainability performance of agriculture, to help it face the multiple challenges ahead.
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Gland, Switzerland— WWF today presents the results of the Environmental Paper Company Index 2017, a WWF tool to promote transparency and continual ...
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