Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Regional Office for the Near East
Issue (17) 1 - 30 April , 2012
Countries in the News - Arabic Algeria  Bahrain  Egypt  Iraq  Jordan  Kuwait  Lebanon  Morocco  Oman  Saudi Arabia  Syria  Tunisia  Qatar  United Arab Emirates  Yemen 
Countries in the News - English Algeria  Bahrain  Egypt  Iran  Iraq  Jordan  Mauritania  Morocco  Oman  Saudi Arabia  Tunisia  Qatar  United Arab Emirates 
Headline News
With the setting up of a Saudi Arabia South Africa Holding (SASAH) in Riyadh yesterday, a strategic partnership between the two countries has taken shape. ...
The Kingdom of Bahrain participated in the 32nd General Assembly meetings of the Arab Organization for Agricultural Development Organization ...
THE UN food agency has appealed for help to combat the food crisis gripping the Sahel desert region in Africa.The UN food agency is seeking funds from oil- and mineral-rich nations to fight the famine crisis. ...
Iran and Syria started to implement their free trade agreement on Saturday, Iranian Industry, Mine and Trade Minister Mehdi Ghazanfari said. ...
Industry and Commerce Minister Dr Hassan Fakhro yesterday commended Bahraini companies in the food sector for their co-operation ...
Brazil and Mauritania on Thursday will sign some cooperation agreements in such fields as aquiculture and training in agriculture ...
Household budgets take a further hit as state data shows poultry, beef and fish prices all rise by over 10 per cent month-on-month ...
Dr. Fu'ad bin Ja'afar al-Sajwani, Agriculture and Fisheries Minister received in his office here today Dr. Dipu Moni, Foreign Affairs Minister of the People's ...
The 4th Thursday of every April has been designated as the International Day of Girls in Information and Communication Technology (ICT) ...
"Saudi Arabia may make heavy investments in Bulgarian agriculture," it transpired after the visit of Bulgaria's minister of agriculture Miroslav Naydenov to Riyadh. ...
United Arab Emirates donates facility for communication, knowledge sharing and e-learning. An international media and knowledge centre was inaugurated at FAO ...
Iran’s grain imports are expected to decline 5.8 percent in the year through March 2013 after purchases in the beginning of this year ...
Agriculture ministry’s current statements still suggest a good crop for this year forecasting 5.5 million MT of total grain production ...
Nine countries opened a three-day conference today to discuss how to improve methods to prevent and control avian influenza ...
Food security in the region will top the agenda at an Arab forum on agricultural development here on Saturday. ...
Iran's wheat import needs are expected to drop 32 percent year on year to 1.7 million tonnes in the 2012/13 marketing year ...
Organic products in a desert country like Saudi-Arabia? It indeed sounds striking, but in the supermarkets of the country ...
IPM approaches in Jordan are not new, and have been promoted for a few decades now. ...
The two countries have signed an agreement regarding construction of elevator facilities in Jordan, which would increase the supply of grain in the country ...
The Egyptian Ambassador to Liberia, Maher El-Adawy on Tuesday, April 17, two full Scholarships to Messrs David Nellon & David P. Tokpah, Manager of Ajay Farms ...
Saudi Arabia has a strategic storage of wheat that is about two million sacks of flour each weighing 45 kg. ...
FAO launched in April 2012 a subregional project on RPW management under the FAO Technical Cooperation Programme (TCP). ...
Egypt’s wheat production is forecast to rise 1.1 percent this year as farmers plant more and use improved seeds ...
A group of 22 undergraduate students from the Governorate of Qalioubeya, visited today, Wednesday April 11th, FAO premises to learn about FAO’s works in the Region and in Egypt. ...
Algeria is seeking to buy 50,000 metric tons of milling wheat for shipment in June, according to two people with direct knowledge of the tender. ...
Iraq says its agricultural development plan calls for the production of 4.5 million tons of wheat and substantial hikes in other cereals ...
A prominent Saudi businessman announced last week that the Sudanese government agreed to give his country two million acres of land as a farming investment ...
Chairman of Jeddah Chamber of Commerce, Sheikh Saleh Kamel reveal that the Sudanese government agreed to establish a free zone to be given to Saudi Arabia for cultivation ...
Minister of Foreign Affairs Prince Saud Al-Faisal held wide-ranging talks with Kazakh counterpart Yerzhan Kazykhanov in Riyadh ...
Sultan Al Mansoori, UAE Minister of Economy, and Nicolas Nahhas, Lebanon's Minister of Economy, decided to formulate an integrated action plan to further drive the economic relations between the two countries. ...
Saudi Arabia, the world’s biggest barley buyer, may increase grain imports by 16 percent in the 2011-12 marketing year on demand for animal feed ...
Algeria’s grain prospects are mixed after an early end to rain in the west of the country and average to above-average rain in central and eastern parts ...
Morocco's cereals harvest in 2012 may fall to as low as 3 million tonnes due to the effects of drought ...
Up to 100,000 Egyptian cattle are suspected to have been infected by a new strain of foot and mouth disease that is sweeping the country ...
Agricultural producers in the Gaza Strip are struggling with ongoing power cuts since the advent of a fuel-supply crisis last month. ...
In the States in South Sudan one of the greatest challenges faced is the achievement of food security. ...
Al Sulaiteen Agricultural and Industrial Complex is one of a series of ventures that have sprung up in response to increasing concerns ...
Morocco's new Islamist government, led by Prime Minister Abdelilah Benkirane, is facing dire economic times, caught between rising prices, slowing growth ...
“The farming of new date palms should be in coordination with the ministry, which has a time schedule for palm planting. ...
Events
26 Apr 2012
GF-TADs should continue to advocate resources from donors to continue to address capacity building to strengthen Veterinary Service in compliance with OIE Standard. ...
22 - 24 Apr 2012
The Regional Commission for Fisheries (RECOFI), which is based at the FAO Regional Office for the Near East ...
11 Apr 2012
A group of 22 undergraduate students from the Governorate of Qalioubeya, visited today, Wednesday April 11th ...
3 - 5 Apr 2012
The project will cover all North Africa Countries (Algeria, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco and Tunisia). ...
2 - 6 Apr 2012
Research4Life Training of Trainers Workshop in Rabat, Morocco. The workshop is organized by UNEP, WHO and FAO to train trainers from national research institutions in Morocco on Research4Life ...
Upcoming Events
14 - 18 May 2012
The Thirty-first FAO Regional Conference (NERC-31) for the Near East will be held in the Red Room at FAO Headquarters in Rome, Italy, from 14 to 18 May 2012. ...
8 - 9 May 2012
The Seventh Session of the Agriculture and Land and Water Use Commission for the Near East (ALAWUC) will be held at Grand Nile Tower, Cairo, Egypt ...
Vacancy Announcement
عناوين الاخبار
البنك الدولى من عودة أسعار الغذاء إلى الارتفاع، وذلك بعد أربعة أشهر متعاقبة من التراجع، موضحا أن أسعار الغذاء العالمية زادت بنسبة 8%، خلال الفترة من ديسمبر 2011 حتى مارس 2012. ...

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