BC-Business News Digest
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MOZAMBIQUE-COFFEE AND CONSERVATION — Conservationists on Mozambique’s Mount Gorongosa are encouraging farmers to grow coffee in the shade of hardwood trees as a way to improve their lot and reverse deforestation at the same time. It is among the more politically delicate conservation efforts in southern Africa, a bid to convince farmers to abandon old-slash-and-burn methods of farming and commit to a crop that initially takes several years to harvest, while maintaining government support in an opposition-controlled area. By Christopher Torchia. UPCOMING: 1,000 words, photos, video by 3 a.m.
MARKETS & ECONOMY:
FINANCIAL MARKETS — A report on global markets, starting in Asia and updated through the close of trading on Wall Street.
PRODUCER PRICES — The Labor Department reports on U.S. producer price inflation in June. By Martin Crutsinger. UPCOMING: 130 words after release of report at 8:30 a.m., 300 words by 9:15 a.m.