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5th GreenMed Forum (21-23 November, Granada)

5th GreenMed Forum (21-23 November, Granada) | CIHEAM Press Review | Scoop.it

Create a virtuous network in the Mediterranean area to enhance the strong points and to make diversities a resource and not a weakness.This was the principle of the 5th Green Med Forum (21-23 November, Granada) organized by the Green Med Journal.

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Tunisie, Seulement 14 millions de quintaux de céréales attendus cette saison

Tunisie, Seulement 14 millions de quintaux de céréales attendus cette saison | CIHEAM Press Review | Scoop.it
La récolte céréalière a atteint, jusqu'à fin juin 2015, 5,1 millions de quintaux, soit une baisse de 23% par rapport à la même période de l'année dernière...
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Greek crisis hits olive oil, wine exports

Greek crisis hits olive oil, wine exports | CIHEAM Press Review | Scoop.it
Greek's agriculture sector was already facing a challenging 2015, but now there's fear the uncertainty could disrupt the food and wine trade.
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EBRD and EU bring Moroccan fruit juice to new export markets

EBRD and EU bring Moroccan fruit juice to new export markets | CIHEAM Press Review | Scoop.it

The EU and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) are helping Moroccan fruit juice producer Citruma invest in new products, formats and markets.
 

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Yemen water shortage ‘may become bigger problem than war’

Yemen water shortage ‘may become bigger problem than war’ | CIHEAM Press Review | Scoop.it

Yemenis pay more than 30 of their income for water the highest rate in the world.

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Urban Gardening Takes Root In Egypt

Urban Gardening Takes Root In Egypt | CIHEAM Press Review | Scoop.it
CAIRO — Interested in planting summer vegetables such as pepper, zucchini or molokhia? Now is just about the right time of year to plant, says Hany El Khodary, head of urban farming company Green Zone
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Maroc :la filière oléicole peine à prendre à l’international

Maroc :la filière oléicole peine à prendre à l’international | CIHEAM Press Review | Scoop.it

L’huile d’olive, produit noble de la cuisine méditerranéenne, est très prisée au Maroc. En revanche, le secteur a encore des efforts à déployer pour percer à l’international. Les dix dernières années, le Maroc a produit près de 100.000 tonnes d’huile d’olive.

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OECD – FAO expect stronger production, lower prices over coming decade

OECD – FAO expect stronger production, lower prices over coming decade | CIHEAM Press Review | Scoop.it

Strong crop yields, higher productivity and slower growth in global demand should contribute to a gradual decline in real prices for agricultural products over the coming decade, but nonetheless, prices will likely remain at levels above those in the early-2000s, according to the latest Agricultural Outlook report produced by the OECD and FAO.


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Greenhouse growers can't order new seeds, supplies

Greenhouse growers can't order new seeds, supplies | CIHEAM Press Review | Scoop.it

Greece' greenhouse growers could face problems next week if the situation with the frozen bank accounts does not improve. As the Greek Central Bank has taken measures to prevent a capital flight abroad, greenhouse growers and distributors of imported greenhouse supplies like fertilizers, technology and substrates, are not able to pay the outstanding bills for imported goods.

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Le changement climatique au coeur des enjeux de la Méditerranée

Le changement climatique au coeur des enjeux de la Méditerranée | CIHEAM Press Review | Scoop.it

Face aux changements climatiques, les différents acteurs de la Méditerranée doivent agir ensemble, au Nord comme au Sud, comme le démontre, une nouvelle fois, la conférence sur la coopération régionale en matière d'énergie et de changement climatique, organisée à Marseille.

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Le commerce international des dattes prend de l'essor

Le commerce international des dattes prend de l'essor | CIHEAM Press Review | Scoop.it

La production de dattes était jusqu'à présent très massivement destinée à la consommation locale, mais le fruit du palmier dattier voyage de plus en plus. Le commerce international des dattes prend de l'essor, et pas seulement au moment du ramadan. Depuis des décennies, les dattes étaient dans leur grande majorité autoconsommées dans les pays de production. 

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Turkish wheat production fails to cover costs

Turkish wheat production fails to cover costs | CIHEAM Press Review | Scoop.it

A recent decision by the state-run Soil Products Office (TMO) to procure wheat from the domestic market has revealed a grim picture of Turkey's agriculture sector.

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Fruits rouges au Maroc : Renforcer la compétitivité de la filière

Fruits rouges au Maroc : Renforcer la compétitivité de la filière | CIHEAM Press Review | Scoop.it
La filière des fruits rouges au Maroc passe pour une opportunité agricole des plus importantes, notamment dans le Gharb et le Loukkos.
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Olive oil: Tunisian Producer Gets $26M Loan from IFC

Olive oil: Tunisian Producer Gets $26M Loan from IFC | CIHEAM Press Review | Scoop.it

Conditionnement des Huiles d’Olive (CHO) has received a loan package of $26 million from the International Finance Corporation.

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Un projet européen visant à valoriser les traditions de la Sicile et de la Tunisie

Un projet européen visant à valoriser les traditions de la Sicile et de la Tunisie | CIHEAM Press Review | Scoop.it
« Les Voyages de la Connaissance », un projet financé par l’UE dans le cadre du programme de coopération transfrontalière Italie-Tunisie, participera...
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La mobilisation se poursuit pour une Méditerranée saine

La mobilisation se poursuit pour une Méditerranée saine | CIHEAM Press Review | Scoop.it

Acteurs essentiels de la mise en œuvre des directives cadres européennes Eau et Stratégie pour le Milieu Marin, l’agence de l’eau Rhône Méditerranée Corse et la Direction interrégionale de la mer Méditerranée ont présenté le 1er juillet 2015 à Montpellier les derniers travaux engagés en faveur de la Méditerranée.

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Un projet européen visant à valoriser les traditions de la Sicile et de la Tunisie participe à L’EXPO Universelle 2015 à Milan

Un projet européen visant à valoriser les traditions de la Sicile et de la Tunisie participe à L’EXPO Universelle 2015 à Milan | CIHEAM Press Review | Scoop.it

« Les Voyages de la Connaissance », un projet financé par l’UE dans le cadre du programme de coopération transfrontalière Italie-Tunisie, participera les 27 et 28 juin à l'Exposition internationale 2015 à Milan. 

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The Mediterranean Sea classified as the sixth highest region for the accumulation of plastic debris on the planet

The Mediterranean Sea classified as the sixth highest region for the accumulation of plastic debris on the planet | CIHEAM Press Review | Scoop.it

The amounts of plastic debris in the Mediterranean are comparable to those reported for the great accumulation areas located in the centres of the oceans.

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Italy: EU request for powdered milk in mozzarella is 'attack' on cultural heritage

Italy: EU request for powdered milk in mozzarella is 'attack' on cultural heritage | CIHEAM Press Review | Scoop.it

It is one of the country's most famous exports made using fresh buffalo milk but now agricultural producers fear it would lower the quality of the cheese.

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Spain: Food, one of the most export-oriented sectors

Spain: Food, one of the most export-oriented sectors | CIHEAM Press Review | Scoop.it
The Spanish Minister of Agriculture, Food and Environment, Isabel García Tejerina, highlighted the importance of exports and presented some data, including how Spain has 12,400 companies exporting food, 44% of the country's total.
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Turkey: New cherry varieties for European market

Turkey: New cherry varieties for European market | CIHEAM Press Review | Scoop.it

The Ministry of Food Agriculture and Livestock with the General Directorate of Agricultural Research and Policy at Yalova Ataturk Central Horticultural Research Institute, have announced the introduction of the two new varieties of cherries named ‘Burak’ and ‘Aldamla’.

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Italy: L’Oro del Benàco Celebrates Best of Lake Garda

Italy: L’Oro del Benàco Celebrates Best of Lake Garda | CIHEAM Press Review | Scoop.it

The largest lake of Italy has a great influence on the climate on its banks and is the heart of the world's northernmost olive oil production region.

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Egyptian policy could shake up wheat markets

Egyptian policy could shake up wheat markets | CIHEAM Press Review | Scoop.it

The world’s largest wheat buyer is making significant changes to its bread subsidy program in an effort to reduce its reliance on imported wheat. 

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Italian state fund eyes investments in food sector

Italian state fund eyes investments in food sector | CIHEAM Press Review | Scoop.it

Italian state-sponsored investment fund Fondo Strategico Italiano (FSI) has signed a memorandum of understanding with an agriculture ministry's agency to jointly invest in the food sector.

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Mediterranean Diet in Decline, U.N. Agency Warns

Mediterranean Diet in Decline, U.N. Agency Warns | CIHEAM Press Review | Scoop.it

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations called for action to be taken to prevent the further decline of the Mediterranean diet.

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