Latest in Tag: Farmers Highlight
Latest in Tag: Farmers
A high-level delegation of Executive Board members and senior staff of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) began an official one-week visit to Egypt, to observe the impact of IFAD’s investments in the country.
Farmers say they are ready for war to defend River Nile, but Egypt’s Water Resources Minister says ’not an easy decision’
The House of Representatives approved four agreements signed between the Ministry of International Cooperation and the US, which amount to about $33.4m.
Egypt faces annual black clouds and smoke pollution following rice harvest season, says Yasmine Fouad
WFP projects empower women entrepreneurs in Luxor and promote smart farming techniques, says Minister Rania Al-Mashat
ICO projects a loss of exports valued between $100m and $200m, potentially affecting 6.6 million jobs in coffee sector, particularly in east Africa
The protocol was signed by Alaa Farouk Zaky, Chairperson of the bank and Moustafa El Sayyad, Deputy Minister of Agriculture for Livestock, Fisheries and Poultry Affairs.
According to the statement, the joint programme will increase transparency and sustainability in the potato supply chain.
Small farmers around the world burn woodlands to create fertile fields, releasing vast amounts of CO2 into the atmosphere. In Belize, one project wants to move farmers away from this old method toward greener pastures.Project goal: Supporting small farms to become more sustainable and to replace old, polluting machinery Project implementation: Farmers are learning environmentally …
German farmers are no strangers to the elements, but this summer has brought home the realities of climate change, and the need to start adapting. How can farmers adapt to the changing conditions?Carved into a block of wood and given pride of place in the parlor of an old farmhouse 100 or so kilometers (around …
CBE approves granting 8-year loans at 5% interest rate
Receipt of wheat during the new season will be limited to official silos and barns, no wheat will be accepted from dirt silos
The sector saw an increase in short- and medium-term loans owing to “enablers” for farmers to settle their debts, according to the press release
Monsanto’s takeover by Bayer could create a GMO juggernaut too powerful for Europe to resist, while conveniently “disappearing” a tarnished brand, critics say. Concerns abound over concentration in the seed market.
We are awaiting the final vote; this move would restore the bank’s real role in serving Egyptian farmers, says bank chairperson Elkosayer
Corn and goats are the snacks of choice for spectacled bears. But their eating habits are bringing them into conflict with disgruntled farmers in Peru. Some groups there are trying to smooth over bear-human Relations.
We seek to change the misconception that we simply offer fertiliser to farmers; PBDAC is a comprehensive bank providing all services to farmers, says El-Qosayer
The state will examine local wheat to prevent it from mixing with cheaper imported wheat, says government official
Minister of Agriculture issued orders to form committees to survey unregistered wheat production areas
The government’s decisions are arbitrary and serve only the investors, says NGO
Urban development and international price for animal feed lead to diminishing domestic wheat production
Government will give EGP 1,300 in subsidies for each planted acres with a maximum 25 acres for each farmer
Sugar companies demand Supply Ministry officials withdraw sugar from their storehouses to allow space for new production
Loans increased by 24.2% when compared to FY 2012/2013
EU agriculture ministers have said German farmers are to get the biggest chunk of a special aid package. It’s designed to compensate them for rapidly dwindling milk and pork prices as a result of overcapacities. At their regular meeting in Luxembourg, EU agriculture ministers on Tuesday agreed Germany should get 69.2 million euros ($78.2 million) …
World food commodity prices in August logged their largest monthly drop since December 2008, the United Nations food agency said on Thursday – unwelcome news for Europe’s struggling farmers
Dispute witnessed violent clashes between farmers and feudal owners
Reduction of imported wheat reaches 4.6m tonnes compared to 6.4m tonnes last year, says supply minister
Parties react to arrest of over 24 farmers claiming ownership to land against a businessman, say police stood with “armed thugs against farmers”
It is believed that the government is clearing agricultural land for housing projects