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Purple Rice, Hairless Apricots to get Boost Under Mountain Label Scheme

Purple rice from the Himalayas, hairless apricots from Kyrgyzstan and black amaranth grains from the Andes are just some of the foods to be labeled mountain products under a scheme to help boost incomes of farmers in these remote regions. The custodians of most of the world's freshwater and a unique biodiversity are under pressure from growing hunger, climate change and marginalization by governments, the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said. FAO's Mountain...

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