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Iraq local wheat production at 3.25m tonnes in 2015

Iraq's local wheat harvest fell to 3.25 million tonnes in 2015 from 3.4 million last year as the country strives for self-sufficiency, the Iraqi Grain Board said in a statement on Wednesday. “Local wheat production cover

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48m gallons of rainwater harvested in UAE’s lakes, dams

UAE’s Ministry of Environment and Water said an an estimated 219,300 cu m of water, or 48 million gallons, flowed into the lakes and dams located in the country’s central region following a rainfall recently. According

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Apollo harvests 23 different organs from 5 donors

Apollo Hospitals, a leading healthcare service provider in Asia, has harvested 23 different organs from five donors and conducted ten transplants in a day at their flagship hospital on Greams Road, Chennai, India recently. A case

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War-ravaged Syria facing worst wheat crop in 40 years

War and drought have crippled Syria's wheat crop, with some experts now forecasting output of the staple food could fall to around a third of pre-war levels, and possibly even below 1 million tonnes for the first time in 40 years.

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Egypt seen falling short on wheat crop forecast

Egypt's wheat harvest is shaping up well but farmers doubt it will meet official predictions, threatening the government's plan to cut costly food imports as it battles to shore up its fragile finances.

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Algeria grain harvest to rise 31pc

Algeria expects its grain harvest to reach 5.5 million tonnes this season due to better weather conditions, the official APS news agency quoted an agriculture ministry official as saying, a 31 percent rise on the previous campaign. The hea

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Australia set for bumper grains harvest

Australia is on track for another year of bumper grains and oilseed harvests with ideal growing condition forecast to boost production this year, which could add pressure on global prices.      Even though Austral

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Brazil sugar harvest expected to start late

Global sugar supplies will be tight before the next harvest of top producer Brazil, which is likely to start later than normal to allow time for sucrose to develop in cane, a leading sugar analyst said. But the market would have to absorb

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Iraq sees drought cutting wheat crop

Iraq expects drought will cut its 2011 national wheat harvest to 1.75 million tonnes, below expectations and lower than 1.866 million tonnes produced last year, Hassan Ibrahim, Iraq's grain board chief told Reuters in an interview on Monday. 

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Iraq sees wheat harvest hit 4m T in 3 years

Iraq expects to produce an annual harvest of 4 million tonnes of wheat in three years time and be able to cover domestic demand, according to the country's Deputy Agriculture Minister Mehdi al-Qaisi. Oil producer Iraq, which is struggl

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