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Business - Economy
1/12/2018 8:01:45 PM
While Egypt’s sugarcane farmers are demanding higher prices, the government says their demands are exaggerated

Business - Economy
12/8/2017 12:16:53 PM

Business - Economy
11/4/2016 6:22:18 PM

Life & Style - Health
7/2/2016 12:18:38 PM
"biofortification" aims at getting staple foods fortified with health-improving vitamins and minerals to 1 billion people in the developing world by 2030

World - International
7/24/2015 3:35:44 PM

Business - Economy
6/16/2015 11:57:32 AM

Business - Economy
1/11/2014 1:47:30 PM

World - International
11/13/2013 9:31:28 AM
Opium production reached 5,500 tons, up by almost half from 2012 but lower than the 2007 high of 7,400 tonnes as bad weather in southern Afghanistan affected crops

Business - Economy
4/16/2013 12:05:00 AM
Squeezed between rising diesel costs and fixed government pricing, Egypt's wheat farmers are seeing their profit margins shrink, with some looking to other – potentially more lucrative – crops

Egypt - Politics
2/26/2013 9:34:44 PM
With swarms of locusts currently en route to Egypt's fertile Nile Delta, assessments vary regarding potential threat to this year's agricultural crops

Business - Economy
2/11/2013 9:16:32 AM
United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) warns of major locust infestation in Egypt's southeast following recent spate of heavy rainfall

World - International
10/30/2012 7:19:01 PM
Haiti suffers highest death toll in Caribbean due to Hurricane Sandy as country braces for possible cholera outbreak, widespread crop damage

Business - Economy
8/5/2012 5:14:20 PM
Farmers in the Bekaa valley open fire on security forces to prevent them carrying out a new government campaign to eradicate their cannabis fields, the area's major moneymaker

Business - Economy
6/7/2012 10:22:21 AM
Improved outlook for crops in major producing countries and a strengthening dollar are likely to have pushed global prices down, say analysts

Business - Economy
4/18/2012 3:40:45 PM
Ban placed in June 2011 due to fears of 'brown rot' may be lifted if Russian experts are allowed to check crops in Egypt before shipment, says food watchdog

Business - Economy
3/21/2012 12:13:49 PM
Private equity firm plans to spend $30 million in cultivating 40,000 acres in a bid to supply the new nation as it struggles with food shortages

Business - Economy
10/19/2011 2:23:03 PM
World's largest wheat importer plans to raise price it pays Egyptian farmers for crops to give an incentive for local production

Business - Economy
7/10/2011 10:29:51 AM
Purchase is Egypt's first for a year following a lengthy ban on Russian exports after a severe drought decimated wheat crops last summer

Business - Economy
7/6/2011 11:23:32 AM
Freeze on produce exports finally comes to an end as Jordan pledges to only supply crops irrigated by underground water wells

Business - Economy
4/2/2011 12:48:31 PM
Market traders say it's just seasonal variations but experts suggest failed pest control and fertiliser monopolies are behind a recent surge in tomato prices

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