03/05/2015 14:38
The agricultural sector of Morocco followed a growth trend with a 7.6% annual rate since 2008, while food exports have increased of 34%, reports the Moroccan Minister of Agriculture, Aziz Aanuch. ... Read More
03/05/2015 14:30
A growth of about 18% caused by the unexpected volumes produced in Argentina will bring the 2015 citrus production in the Southern Emisphere (except Chile) at 7.1 million tonnes. ... Read More
03/05/2015 14:25
Europech, the yearly event held in Perpignan, was the occasion to exchange information about the situation of peaches around the EU. ... Read More
03/05/2015 14:21
Russia is considering bolstering its ban on EU agricultural imports by restricting fruit and vegetable re-exports through European countries, amid alleged ‘numerous cases of document forgery’. ... Read More

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Transnational Corporation of Nigeria Plc (Transcorp) announced that agribusiness subsidiary Teragro Commodities Limited has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Benue state government to lease land to establish citrus farms in Ushongo, Benue. ... Read More
An Egyptian delegation led by Engineer Magdy Al-Issawi, First Undersecretary and Technical Head of the Ministry of Agriculture, returned to Egypt on Saturday after a week-long visit to China, during which meetings were held with Chinese officials to discuss the opening of the Chinese market to Egyptian agricultural exports. ... Read More
Manufacturers and producers in the cherry industry announced a recovery plan for the sector which represents €350,000 over 5 years, aiming to plant 150 hectares of cherry orchards in the region. ... Read More
This has occurred since August 6, 2014 when the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin signed the decree to ban the import of agricultural products from the European Union. ... Read More


LETTER OF THE WEEK
2012 HAS WORSEN THE PROBLEMS OF THE MEDITERRANEAN
Publication date: 2013-01-18
The long process of transition that followed the protests of Tahrir square and the fall of Mubarak, had a very negative impact on Egyptian economy in 2012 and nothing or little can be seen in these first weeks of 2013 that gives hope to a future of growth, political stability and to the return of tourism to its pre-revolution levels. The economic scenario in Tunisia seems fragile, with a 2012 that marked a +3% of the GNP compared to an economically disastrous 2011 (the year of the jasmine revolution). The situation of post-Gheddafi Libya is hard to define but its however still chaotic while in Syria the tragedy of a bloody civil war that seems neverending and continues to show its effects, destroying the economy of the Country. In the ... read more
Sentence of the Week

“On young people we need to invest more and better. We know very well how difficult the current situation is, but we shouldn’t forget that even in famine periods farmers cuts everything is possible, but not the seed. Young people represent the seed that we must preserve.”

(Cosimo Lacirignola, head of MAI-Bari)


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