The EU Protein Plan: a chance to close the loop and have more localised food production?
Plant proteins are an important part of human and animal nutrition, but recently soybeans and other important sources of plant proteins have found their place at the centre of discussion in Brussels.  With two European parliament reports and 14 Member States signing the ‘European Soya Declaration...
Un agronome tunisien a inventé un irrigateur souterrain qui permet d'économiser 70% d'eau
C'est un système d'irrigation potentiellement révolutionnaire. Son nom : "le diffuseur enterré". Il permet d'arroser les cultures directement à la racine, alors qu’avec l’arrosage classique – en surface – la majorité de l’eau s’évapore avant même de nourrir la plante. Objectif : économiser une ea...
Turkey in need to reform its agricultural policy ?
By Elif Zeren (Ahval), 09/11/2018
Turkey’s agricultural problems stem from wrong government policies and can be solved by incentivising small farms, alternative and more environmentally friendly production technologies, said sociologist Dr Sezai Ozan Zeybek, a research fellow at the Forum Transre...
Marruecos gana posiciones en el mercado de la aceituna de mesa en EE.UU
Ha incrementado sus exportaciones un 35,6%. Los industriales marroquíes están aprovechando la coyuntura para hacerse con un mayor porcentaje del mercado.
Egypt imported 10 million tonnes of wheat from nine countries since January 2018
By Ahram online, 08/11/2018
A report by Egypt's Ministry of Agriculture says that Egypt has imported 10.1 million tonnes of wheat from nine countries in Eastern Europe and Asia since January.
One of the world's largest wheat importers, Egypt imported nearly 7.1 million tonnes from Russia, the rep...