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Allocation controls will involve respect for prices and payment terms, says Abdel Nour
100 Egyptian companies set to participate in March 2015 exhibition
International organisation seeks to help over 21,000 families and farmers in Gaza
Government plans to reclaim 1 million acres of land within one year
Prime Minister Mehleb invited to visit the company’s agricultural projects in Toshkha, East Owaynat
Minister of Industry and Foreign Trade to visit Russia in September
Government moves to save the textile industry in view of governmental failure to recognise huge losses incurred
Project targets 5m acres of land over the coming 10 years to achieve greater growth rates, increase agricultural lands and create 1.6m jobs
Food products will rise by approximately 20% on higher costs of fuel used for transportation and production, says professor of agricultural economy
New President promises in speech to develop industry and agriculture, halt export of mined raw materials and implement development projects
The group is investing EGP 460m to expand poultry and fodder activities, says group CEO Tony Freiji, and is planning to increase capacity of its port in Alexandria, establishing first port on Nile in “Kafr Daoud”
Ministry of Trade and Industry and Commercial Office in Amman intend to increase trade between Egypt and Jordan
Price increase would aim to encourage local farms selling more wheat to the state in order to make Egypt, the world’s largest wheat importer, less relient on imports
Egyptian Center for Economic Studies says integrating unregistered property – estimated value EGP 1tn – would increase economic growth by 2% per year
Al-Sisi’s plan targets offering between 50,000 and 100,000 acres of lands to various Egyptian governorates to help with housing, agriculture and industrial projects, he said. The distribution of these lands would be overseen by the state, he added.
African agribusiness is set for a huge leap, according to a World Bank report
African Women in Agriculture Research and Development (AWARD) is turning things around for Africa’s female agriculturalists
Byrs said it was not clear how many more people would end up counting on food aid supplies because of the drought.
UAE will finance the reclamation process, and the armed forces will implement it, executive chairman of GARPAD says
By Kingsley Ighobor and Ernest Harsch Sierra Leoneans love to eat rice. For them, rice is the food to live on. “It doesn’t matter what other food they eat, they must eat rice at least once a day before they can say they have eaten at all,” explains Umaru Fofana, editor of Politico, a Sierra …
By Kingsley Ighobor Each year, governments, journalists, development experts and others look forward to the United Nations Development Programme’s Human Development Report. The report includes a ranking of countries based on life expectancy, literacy, quality of life and so on. Once it is released, governments and citizens of countries with high rankings immediately trumpet their …
Women spearhead efforts to feed the continent
By Busani Bafana Agriculture is not glamourous. It suffers from entrenched negative perceptions. In the minds of many African youths, a farmer is someone like their parents, doing backbreaking labour in the fields and getting little to show for it. Nonetheless, agriculture is the engine driving many African economies. If it were to get the …
By Richard Munang and Jesica Andrews Climate change comes with never-before-experienced impacts. For example, crop yields and growing seasons will decrease even as changing rain patterns will worsen people’s access to water. Yet Africa’s population is projected to reach 2 billion in less than 37 years, and in 86 years three out of every four …
Wheat stocks sufficient until 2 June; 60,000 tons imported from Romania, 235,000 tons from Russia
“To better serve farmers.” The goals are a more productive agricultural sector and improved food security for Egypt’s population. Key is improving the services of the Principal Bank for Development and Agricultural Credit (PBDAC), said Minister of Agriculture Ayman Abu Hadid, speaking on the sidelines of the 10th Ministerial Meeting of the International Centre for …
By André-Michel Essoungou Africa’s Sahel region faces many complex and interconnected challenges. Here are some of the major ones, and how the United Nations is assisting the region in finding solutions. The food crisis When the Sahel is in the news, it is often because millions of people are at risk of going hungry. …
Investment opportunities in Egyptian governorates will increase Saudi investment and promote sustainable development, says President of the Federation of Egyptian Chambers of Commerce (FEDCOC).
405 agriculture engineers are given the right to judicially seize lands which violate agriculture land regulations
Subsidies harm the concept of social justice and support for the poor should be in cash.
Providing the private sector with opportunities to create jobs, develop industry and train employees will achieve social justice.