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Arabs invest little in agriculture

Arabs invest little in agriculture | Agricultural & Horticultural Industry News | Scoop.it
Despite food safety concerns, the activity receives less than 1% of the region’s investment. The theme is under discussion in the capital city of Sudan.
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New Brookings paper on African agriculture - John McArthur

I have a new Brookings paper out today, entitled “Good Things Grow in Scaled Packages: Africa's Agricultural Challenge in Historical Context.” The abstract is pasted below, as are the links to the relevant Brookings summary ...
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Ukraine is powerful player on world agricultural market, Yanukovych ...

Ukraine is powerful player on world agricultural market, Yanukovych ... | Agricultural & Horticultural Industry News | Scoop.it
According to him, Ukraine has begun supplying poultry products into the European Union. Ukraine is also gradually expanding into new markets for agricultural products, including Japan, the United Arab Emirates and the ...
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BASF SE : BASF announces investments and initiatives for agriculture in Asia ... - 4-traders (press release)

BASF SE : BASF announces investments and initiatives for agriculture in Asia ... - 4-traders (press release) | Agricultural & Horticultural Industry News | Scoop.it
BASF SE : BASF announces investments and initiatives for agriculture in Asia ...
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Its portfolio ranges from chemicals, plastics, performance products and crop protection products to oil and gas.
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Lebanese firm to invest $800m in Sudan agriculture project - Al-Arabiya

Lebanese firm to invest $800m in Sudan agriculture project - Al-Arabiya | Agricultural & Horticultural Industry News | Scoop.it
Lebanese firm to invest $800m in Sudan agriculture project
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But phase two will introduce support from Islamic banks in the Arab World, and development banks in Africa, Badra said.
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Nepad Says Agriculture Development Key for Africa - AllAfrica.com

Nepad Says Agriculture Development Key for Africa AllAfrica.com In a press briefing NEPAD organized at the African Union, Chief Executive Officer of NEPAD Agency, Ibrahim Assane Mayaki stressed the need to improve rural life through modern...
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African Union Commission, NGOs agree to make agriculture top of Agenda 2063 - Afrique en Ligue

African Union Commission, NGOs agree to make agriculture top of Agenda 2063 Afrique en Ligue Investment in agriculture is one of the most effective ways to reduce poverty in Africa, according to participants at a high-level panel discussion held...
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A way to promote Africa's growth and prosperity - GhanaWeb

A way to promote Africa's growth and prosperity - GhanaWeb | Agricultural & Horticultural Industry News | Scoop.it
A way to promote Africa's growth and prosperity
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Agriculture and business combined in selling the foods grown in Africa, now accounts for nearly 50 percent of the continent's economic activities.
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Kenya 2012: Economic Cooperation, Regional Integration, & Trade - Afribiz.info

Kenya 2012: Economic Cooperation, Regional Integration, & Trade - Afribiz.info | Agricultural & Horticultural Industry News | Scoop.it
Kenya 2012: Economic Cooperation, Regional Integration, & Trade
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The improved export performance was due to improved earnings in coffee, manufactured goods and horticulture, which increased by 9.6%, 17.5% and 2.4% respectively.
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Iran: Sugar production will Increase

Iran: Sugar production will Increase | Agricultural & Horticultural Industry News | Scoop.it
Khuzestan province meets 45% of Iran's total sugar demand, said managing director of Sugarcane and Byproducts Development Company.
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Imaflex Developing Novel Agricultural Film to Prevent Citrus Greening

Imaflex Developing Novel Agricultural Film to Prevent Citrus Greening | Agricultural & Horticultural Industry News | Scoop.it
MONTREAL, May 15, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - Imaflex Inc. is pleased to announce the development of a new agriculture mulch film to prevent citrus greening, a bacterial disease that has been damaging and destroying citrus ...
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Food - Future of Agriculture Promising - AllAfrica.com

Food - Future of Agriculture Promising - AllAfrica.com | Agricultural & Horticultural Industry News | Scoop.it
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That was the implication in President Jakaya Kikwete's move when launching an agricultural research facility built by International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA).
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DA commends farmers for recent rice, corn, onion exports - Business Mirror

DA commends farmers for recent rice, corn, onion exports - Business Mirror | Agricultural & Horticultural Industry News | Scoop.it
DA commends farmers for recent rice, corn, onion exports Business Mirror THE Department of Agriculture (DA) begins its celebration of Farmers and Fisherfolks' Month at the agency's main office in Quezon City on Monday by lauding the farm sector for...
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Arab Islamic Summit Calls on Hans Hassle for Vertical Urban Agriculture Solution for the MENA Region at Dushanbe May 20th 2013

Arab Islamic Summit Calls on Hans Hassle for Vertical Urban Agriculture Solution for the MENA Region at Dushanbe May 20th 2013 (This is another example of the spread of a new kind of farming.
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Greenhouse Plastic Options, What Offers the Best Value?

Greenhouse Plastic Options, What Offers the Best Value? | Agricultural & Horticultural Industry News | Scoop.it
Before purchasing greenhouse plastic, learn the benefits related to the cost. Solawrap offers more benefits than competitors.781-816-7811.
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High pesticide levels found in local produce in Lebanon

High pesticide levels found in local produce in Lebanon | Agricultural & Horticultural Industry News | Scoop.it
The Consumer Protection Department of the Economy and Trade Ministry reawakened old food concerns Wednesday, warning shoppers that recent tests showed signs of pesticide overuse in locally grown fruits and vegetables.
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BMI: Egypt Agribusiness Report (May-13)

BMI: Egypt Agribusiness Report (May-13) | Agricultural & Horticultural Industry News | Scoop.it
Includes 3 FREE Quarterly Updates.BMI View: Egypt remains the world's largest wheat importer, and high global prices are feeding into domestic prices, even if minimally.
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Asian vegetables in Almeria; an alternative to importing - FreshPlaza

Asian vegetables in Almeria; an alternative to importing - FreshPlaza | Agricultural & Horticultural Industry News | Scoop.it
FreshPlaza Asian vegetables in Almeria; an alternative to importing FreshPlaza In Almeria there are products such as Asian and Star cucumbers, Chinese cabbage (pak choi), Violet aubergine, Chinese lettuce (kai choi), long beans, Bao long courgette,...
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Iran's fruit exports rise 29.8%

Iran's fruit exports rise 29.8% | Agricultural & Horticultural Industry News | Scoop.it
Iran exported 1038 tons of fruit worth USD 786.7 million, in the past Iranian calendar year which ended on March 20, IRNA quoted Trade Promotion Organisation of Iran deputy director Kiyumars Fathollah Kermanshahi as saying.
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ENY046/IN403: Reducing Fumigant Application Rates and Soil Emissions with Plastic Mulch Technology

ENY046/IN403: Reducing Fumigant Application Rates and Soil Emissions with Plastic Mulch Technology | Agricultural & Horticultural Industry News | Scoop.it
Farmers can reduce fumigant application rates by 20 to 40% by using virtually impermeable or TIF mulch films http://t.co/pPCp6FSiY7
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Study tracks greenhouse gas fingerprint in tropical atmosphere ...

Study tracks greenhouse gas fingerprint in tropical atmosphere ... | Agricultural & Horticultural Industry News | Scoop.it
The goal of John Kerry's meetings with his Arab and European counterparts was to eventually change Bashar al-Assad's calculus. It is far from clear ... Study tracks greenhouse gas fingerprint in tropical atmosphere.
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Mango exports kick off: first consignment leaves for Middle East, Europe | Business Recorder

Mango exports kick off: first consignment leaves for Middle East, Europe | Business Recorder | Agricultural & Horticultural Industry News | Scoop.it
First consignment of 400 tons of mango left the country on Saturday to herald the start of mango export season - 2013.
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Iraq buys 150,000 tons of Thai, Argentine rice

Iraq buys 150,000 tons of Thai, Argentine rice | Agricultural & Horticultural Industry News | Scoop.it
The Iraqi Grain Board, a state entity, has bought 150,000 metric tons of Thai and Argentine rice from a tender of 30,000 tons that closed May 19, head of the board said Sunday.
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UNCCD - Innovation Contest on ideas for knowledge sharing on sustainable Agriculture in the Middle-East and North-Africa Region

UNCCD - Innovation Contest on ideas for knowledge sharing on sustainable Agriculture in the Middle-East and North-Africa Region | Agricultural & Horticultural Industry News | Scoop.it
Karianet Innovation contest for knowledge sharing in sustainable agriculture in MENA countries: http://t.co/80IJ1WBwnH #SLM
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Jordan exports 270000 tonnes fruit, veg in Q1 - FreshPlaza

Jordan exports 270000 tonnes fruit, veg in Q1 - FreshPlaza | Agricultural & Horticultural Industry News | Scoop.it
Jordan exports 270000 tonnes fruit, veg in Q1
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