Food and nutrition experts urged European decision makers for a novel approach to agriculture and food policies as existing ones are currently inappropriate to translate the recognised beneficial assets of fruit and vegetables into effective consumption practice. A new policy focus would generate great economic gains in Europe, improve returns for the sector and create multiple benefits for the society as a whole. These are the main conclusions of a policy discussion which took place last week in Brussels
Alternattiva Demokratika said MEPA's new Outside Development Zone Policy encourages the uptake of more agricultural land through its proposals encouraging the construction of new structures Outside the Development Zone
The Platform for Agricultural Risk Management (PARM) will be launched today at the headquarters of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD). This four year initiative is supported by the Agence Française de Développement (AFD), the European Commission (EC), the Government of Italy, the New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) and IFAD.
ITALY, LATEST FRUITIMPRESE DATAS ON FOREIGN TRADE Green Med Journal According to the latest data processed by FruitImprese, the period between January and August 2013 confirms the trend of the last few months as regards the import/export of fresh...
France's Veolia Environnement expects revenue from food and agricultural firms to grow by over 50 percent to 1 billion euros ($1.4 billion) in a few years from 650 million in 2012 as regulation and cost-cutting drive them to recycle
Les nouvelles estimations de la FAO établissent la production céréalière mondiale à près de 2 500 millions de tonnes (riz usiné compris), un nouveau record. D’après le dernier rapport Perspectives de récoltes et situation alimentaire, ce chiffre est supérieur de près de 8,4 pour cent à celui de l’an dernier et d’environ 6 pour cent au précédent record de 2011
It should have been an extremely good season, but now it is going really badly on the citrus market. Where the price on the local market last year was still between 0.13 and 0.16 Euro, now they fluctuate between 0.01 and 0.02 Euro/kg. Even at that price there are hardly any sales.
Arab Partnership, a joint Department for International Development (DFID) and Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO) initiative, sponsored a competition to encourage small, socially responsible businesses that can benefit the Egyptian agricultural sector
Cette évolution devrait marquer un tournant symbolique dans le modèle alimentaire des Algériens. Avec ces résultats, l’Algérie est en effet devenue autosuffisante en pomme de terre, selon le ministre de l’agriculture Abdelouahab Nouri
Over 170 participants from all fisheries actors of the Mediterranean and Black Sea have just met in Malta, to share experiences and make steps towards a sustainable future for small-scale fisheries in the region.
The Permanent Observatory on the Mediterranean Economy is a project realized by SRM thanks to the sponsorship of Compagnia San Paolo with the aim to monitor and study the dynamics and the impact of the mutual economic relation between Italy (and...
Daily News Egypt Government adopts measures to meet local needs of nitrogen fertilisers Daily News Egypt Egypt's agricultural exports increased 20% during the previous fiscal year, Abdel Nour said earlier in September, adding that the ministry...
A pathogen is wasting 500-year-old olive trees, researchers say. The Bari institute is testing plants without signs of infection to determine a protective buffer zone. The germ may have been introduced via the import of ornamental plants.