In the northwest corner of the Nile Delta, Ibrahim Sharaf Al-Dein fires up his diesel-powered pump next to a murky canal only to watch it spew out a yellowish froth.
For the past 15 years, antiquated irrigation systems and a gover
Morocco aims to increase fourfold the amount of state-owned land it leases to farmers and investors, to increase production and speed up modernisation of Moroccan farming, the director of agricultural development said.
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.
Plans are underway to set up a state-of-the-art training facility for local farmers in a bid to boost Bahrain's agriculture industry, said a top official.
It is part of a Municipalities and Urban Planning Affairs Ministry init
Egypt's government has allocated 11 billion pounds ($1.6 billion) to buy 4.5 million tonnes of wheat from local farmers this year, state media said as the most populous Arab country struggles to ensure supplies.
Tamkeen, Bahrain’s labour fund, has allocated a budget of BD4.4 million ($11.67 million) to support 1,100 the kingdom’s fishermen, and BD5.93 million to support 600 farmers.
The organisation has created two support pro
Malaysia's oil palm farmers will be getting a $553 million election-year windfall from an initial share sale of a giant state-controlled palm oil plantation company, Prime Minister Najib Razak has announced.
Najib has been trying to regain
More than 15,000 people visited the Animal Production Show (Mara'ee) on its first day on Thursday at Bahrain International Endurance Village in Sakhir.
The event, being organised by the Municipalities and Urban Planning Affairs Ministry an
Bahrain will introduce eight specialist centres to train more than 680 farmers in how they can use modern technology to improve their yields, said a senior government official.
Each will feature laboratories, a seed plantation chamber, sor
While the price spike of fertilisers has triggered a buying boycott by farmers across the Midwest in the US, sales of key products have hit their lowest levels since 2008, but farmers may lose in the face-off unless they place their orders soon.