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(Mediterranean Agricultural Information Network) Fostering cooperation and experience sharing among the national information systems on agricultural (cereals) markets in the Mediterranean. The network of 13 countries is coordinated by CIHEAM, and more specifically by its Mediterranean Agronomic Institute (MAI) of Montpellier.
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Coronavirus: Egypt hopes agricultural exports will salvage pandemic-hit economy

Coronavirus: Egypt hopes agricultural exports will salvage pandemic-hit economy | MED-Amin network | Scoop.it

The agriculture sector in Egypt, which has suffered neglect over many decades, has found a silver lining in the coronavirus pandemic. The disease outbreak has disrupted the supply chain around the world, with major producers finding it either difficult to send their crops to foreign markets or unable to satisfy demand in local markets. This has opened up a window of opportunity for Egyptian agricultural products in foreign markets, including those that were difficult to enter in the past because of fierce competition with products from other countries.

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Algeria: Will the Pandemic Push Algeria Into an Economic Crisis?

Algeria: Will the Pandemic Push Algeria Into an Economic Crisis? | MED-Amin network | Scoop.it

The last several years have been not easy for Algeria. The country has undergone considerable political turmoil and the economy has underperformed. Now Algeria’s precarious economic and political situation is being hit hard by the growing presence of the coronavirus. The economy, which was also slammed by the recent Russian-Saudi price war, is now expected to contract 5.2 percent for 2020. Algeria is one of Europe’s major natural gas suppliers and sits in a region marked by the large flow of migrants from Sub-Saharan Africa, factors that elevate its geopolitical importance to the European Union, especially France and Italy, which are major trade customers and would be on the receiving end of any new waves of migrants.     

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Tunisie: Quelle agriculture post-Covid-19 ?

Tunisie: Quelle agriculture post-Covid-19 ? | MED-Amin network | Scoop.it
La pandémie de la Covid-19 nous a montré que les secteurs les plus importants pour la survie de l’homme, sont ceux de la santé et de l’agriculture. Ce dernier secteur doit être considéré comme prioritaire dans tout programme de développement et mérite une attention et un soutien particuliers. Il doit cependant remédier aux inconvénients qu’on …
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