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LEBANON's domestic agricultural production is faltering

LEBANON's domestic agricultural production is faltering | CIHEAM Press Review | Scoop.it

SULTAN YAQOUB, Western Bekaa — In a shed on Najib Fares’ farm in the Western Bekaa, next to a broken-down tractor, sacks of unsold wheat from June’s harvest are piled up on pallets, a visible reminder of the collapse of some of the key systems set up to support local farmers and maintain the country’s food security.

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Nutrition and economic development: Exploring Egypt's exceptionalism and the role of food subsidies | IFPRI

Nutrition and economic development: Exploring Egypt's exceptionalism and the role of food subsidies | IFPRI | CIHEAM Press Review | Scoop.it
The authors examine four key drivers of Egypt’s two nutritional challenges
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E.U. Defends Farm Subsidy Program Exploited by Autocrats - The New York Times

E.U. Defends Farm Subsidy Program Exploited by Autocrats - The New York Times | CIHEAM Press Review | Scoop.it

BRUSSELS — European Union officials, questioned about new revelations of corruption and exploitation of the bloc’s farm subsidies, said Monday that outright fraud was very rare and that auditors swiftly rooted it out.
But they also acknowledged that law enforcement often fell to the same national leaders who warp the system — and benefit from it.

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