VeChain Joins China Animal Health And Food Safety Alliance (CAFA) As Council Member To Provide Blockchain Technology For Enterprise Members

CAFA is a government-backed organization directly under the Chinese National Agricultural Science Technology Innovation Alliance initiated by the Ministry of Agriculture of the People’s Republic of China, which aims to build a trustworthy platform that connects the government, industry associations, producer enterprises and research institutes in the food sector.

Since its launch, CAFA has revealed more than 130 members that are already signed up as official members of the alliance. These members consist of massive companies and bodies across upstream and downstream parties in the food industry, including supermarkets, food and beverage manufacturers, e-commerce platforms and more. Other members also include major players in the CTI industry, research labs, agricultural and animal supplies.

As a council member of CAFA, VeChain intends to enhance CAFA’s strategy of “building a from-farm-to-table traceability system across the entire country.

By using VeChain ToolChain, all enterprise members of the

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Schenectady teachers union joins school funding lawsuit against Cuomo

Categories: News, Schenectady County

The Schenectady teachers union and its president joined a school funding lawsuit filed Tuesday in Albany County, challenging the constitutionality of 20-percent reductions in aid payments to schools districts across the state.

The suit argues the state Legislature ceded its power to the governor in granting authority to withhold budgeted payments and that the governor has overstepped his authority in carrying out cuts the union says prevent schools from providing students a sound education.

Juliet Benaquisto, president of the Schenectady Federation of Teachers and a Mont Pleasant Middle School teacher, and Tracy Cimino, a recently-laid off paraprofessional in the district and the parent of a high school sophomore, are both named plaintiffs in the suit. The suit was filed by New York State United Teachers, a statewide union organization.

Facing a projected shortfall of $28.5 million if state aid reductions continued, Schenectady district officials slashed hundreds

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Laurene Powell Jobs Joins Season 4 of ‘Rebel Girls’ Podcast

Laurene Powell Jobs and Freida Pinto are two of the celebrity narrators for Season 4 of the award-winning podcast, “Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls,” which launched on Tuesday.

The new season is based on the book “Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls: 100 Immigrant Women Who Changed the World,” which will be released on October 13.

According to Rebel Girls, each episode “delves further into the lives of women from the book, encouraging young listeners to ask questions and explore their interests.” The episodes are narrated by real-life women “who are pioneers in their own right” and each episode has a secondary interview with “actionable items for young listeners.”

Jobs narrated the story of Tereza Lee, who is credited as being the inspiration behind the DREAM Act. Jobs told TheWrap “To paraphrase Tereza Lee, telling real people’s stories can inspire others to take action and help root out injustice.

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