Middle East Agriculture News

Dates harvest season begins in Oman – Times of Oman

Times of Oman
Muscat: Several governorates in Oman these days are witnessing one of the famous local activities associated with date-palm production known as 'Tabseel'. It is celebrated...

Is Ethiopia’s GERD in breach of international law? | Fadi Farhat

Arab Weekly
Egypt is warning that the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), if filled with water from the Blue Nile, will mean that 150 million people...

Portfolio of Egyptian agriculture sector contains 13 projects worth $545M –...

Egypt Today
Rice agriculture in Egypt - Photo by Hussein Tallal CAIRO – 9 July 2020: "Agriculture sector’s portfolio of ongoing projects includes 13...

Egypt deepens agriculture cooperation with 6 African countries: Min. – Egypttoday

Egypt Today
CAIRO - 9 July 2020:  The Egyptian agriculture sector succeeded in deepening agricultural cooperation with African countries and returning to its leadership role, under...

Lulu Hypermarket launches Emaraat Awwal initiative – ZAWYA

Zawya
Lulu Hypermarket launches Emaraat Awwal initiative | ZAWYA MENA Edition HomeArticleLulu Hypermarket launches Emaraat Awwal initiative To promote farmers and local food products   ...

Fears at Nile’s convergence in Sudan that new dam will sap...

Egypt Independent
KHARTOUM (Reuters) – At an open-air, riverbank factory where the Blue Nile and White Nile meet in Sudan, Mohamed Ahmed al Ameen and his...

Agriculture sector contributes by 14% in Egypt’s GDP – Egypttoday

Egypt Today
Agriculture sector contributes by 14% in Egypt's GDP  Egypttoday Read More

Saudi Arabia second largest producer of dates with 17% of global...

Saudi Gazette
Saudi Gazette reportRIYADH — Saudi Arabia ranked second in the world in the production of dates, making up 17 percent of the total world...

Export gloom sours Pakistan’s prized mango season – Gulf Today

Gulf Today
Export gloom sours Pakistan’s prized mango season an hour ago A labourer sorts mangoes before packing them into boxes at a farm in Multan. AFP Dwindling harvests,...

Britain looks to replace seasonal workers kept away by the virus.

The New York Times
Business|Britain looks to replace seasonal workers kept away by the virus.Zak Oyrzynski said he was proud of his work picking strawberries at the Hall...

Thousands of dairy cows shipped to Abu Dhabi from Uruguay –...

The National
Shipment is part of biggest UAE cattle breeding project Holstein cows are among the world’s top...

Omani farmer achieves record 200 tonnes of water melon in Bahla...

Zawya
Omani farmer achieves record 200 tonnes of water melon in Bahla. Hamad bin Ali al Hinai cultivated 10 hectares acres of indigenous water melon...

Omani farmer grows more than 200 tonnes of watermelon in 10...

Times of Oman
Omani farmer grows more than 200 tonnes of watermelon in 10 acres. Summer is one of the best seasons to grow watermelon.. Hamad bin...

MoE, ADAFSA to develop curriculum for Agriculture Academy

Business Live ME
(WAM) - The Ministry of Education, MoE, has signed a memorandum of understanding, MoU, with the Abu Dhabi Agriculture and Food Safety Authority, ADAFSA,...

MoE, ADAFSA to develop curriculum for Agriculture Academy

Emirates 24/7
"The MoU and Cooperation with ADAFSA reflects our keenness to develop programmes and curriculum for the Academy of Agricultural Sciences, especially in the field...

Shrimp farm to be established in South Al Sharqiyah Governorate –...

Times of Oman
Muscat: The agreement of construction works has been signed to establish a shrimp farm in South Al Sharqiyah Governorate, Oman News Agency (ONA) said.A...

Saudi agriculture fund initiatives help to mitigate virus impact

Arab News
The initiative focuses on importing rice, sugar, yellow corn and soybeans from abroad. Worshippers flock to reopened Prophet's Mosque for Friday prayers /node/1685491/saudi-arabia....

UAE Cabinet forms team to study provision of water to farms...

Gulf Today
UAE Cabinet forms team to study provision of water to farms. The UAE Cabinet issued a resolution on the formation of a team to...

Abu Dhabi camel herders told to return to traditional grazing to...

The National
Abu Dhabi camel herders told to return to traditional grazing to protect environment. For the desert's ecosystem to survive, people must stop thinking of...

Desert agriculture will be a driver of the UAE’s post-pandemic strategy...

The National
Desert agriculture will be a driver of the UAE's post-pandemic strategy. The pandemic has forced some nations to limit exports as they deal with...

Defying all odds, UAE grows rice in desert – Saudi Gazette

Saudi Gazette
UAE's Minister of Climate Change and Environment Dr. Thani Bin Ahmed Al Zeyoudi, right, is seen with Kwon Yongwoo, Ambassador of the Republic...

Firefighters douse blaze at farm in Oman – Times of Oman

Times of Oman
Muscat: Firefighters were able to control a fire that broke out at a farm in South Al Sharqiyah governorate.. Subscribe to our newsletter and...

Take China’s U.S. Farm Threats Seriously, Not Literally

Washington Post
A near-doubling of inbound trade was always going to be a stretch, and that was before the damage that the coronavirus has done to...

Alba Fish Farm boosts aquaculture in Bahrain

Gulf Insider
Alba's Fish Farm is in response to His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa's directives to develop strategic projects for the national production...

Abdulrahman Al-Fadley, Saudi minister of environment, water and agriculture

Arab News
Abdulrahman Al-Fadley has been the Kingdom's minister of environment, water and agriculture since January 2015.. What gives Saudi Arabia the confidence to ease coronavirus...

Aquaculture output rose by 133% in 2019 – Times of Oman

Times of Oman
Muscat: The Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries said that the Sultanate's production of aquaculture in 2019 amounted to 1,054 tonnes, an increase of 133...

Locust invasion wreaks havoc on Pakistan’s crops, orchards

Arab News
Agriculture officials spray pesticides to kill desert locusts, the most destructive of the locust species, in a field in Pishin district of Pakistan on...

Uganda thanks Egypt بor supporting it in aquatic weed control –...

Egypt Today
Uganda thanks Egypt for supporting it in aquatic weed control. CAIRO - 28 May 2020: The Ugandan Minister for Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries...

Uganda thanks Egypt for supporting it in aquatic weed control –...

Egypt Today
Uganda thanks Egypt for supporting it in aquatic weed control. CAIRO - 28 May 2020: The Ugandan Minister for Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries...

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