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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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Global Food Policy Report 2020: Inclusive food systems can help build resilience to withstand pandemics and other shocks

Global Food Policy Report 2020: Inclusive food systems can help build resilience to withstand pandemics and other shocks | MED-Amin network | Scoop.it
As the world battles the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic and the social and economic disruption it is generating, concern about the impact it will have on food systems is growing. While it is still too early to know the extent of the effects the pandemic will have on food insecurity or poverty, we can be sure that the poor and vulnerable people are likely to suffer the most.
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Turkey launches digital market for agriculture - COVID-19 raises fears about food security

Turkey launches digital market for agriculture - COVID-19 raises fears about food security | MED-Amin network | Scoop.it

Daily Sabah, 30/04 - Launching the Digital Agriculture Market, the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry said that it will enable stakeholders dealing with agricultural supply and demand to meet in the digital marketplace and ensure that farmers will earn more income. It will also help consumers access cheaper agricultural products.

''By managing the pandemic era well, we need to prepare the Turkish agriculture sector for the post-coronavirus period,'' the minister said.

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