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Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
11/18/2021 10:02:00 AM
The government is raising the price of the wheat it buys from farmers by 13 per cent to encourage them to cultivate more land.

World - Region
11/17/2021 11:52:39 AM
Iraqi wheat farmer Khamis Ahmad Abbas lost it all when his battle with drought forced him to abandon his land, pushing him into unemployment.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Economy
11/12/2021 4:12:00 PM
The Ministry of Agriculture has announced the roll-out of smartcards giving access to services for the country’s farmers.

Business - Energy
10/19/2021 11:55:00 AM
Power shortages are turning out streetlights and shutting down factories in China. The poor in Brazil are choosing between paying for food or electricity. German corn and wheat farmers can't find fertilizer, made using natural gas. And fears are rising that Europe will have to ration electricity if it's a cold winter.

World - Region
10/5/2021 11:16:11 AM
After Syrian farmer Abdelbaqi Souleiman lost his last wheat crop to a wildfire, he had hoped for a better harvest this summer. But this spring there was hardly any rain.

World - International
10/4/2021 11:47:56 AM
Demonstrators torched a police vehicle in India on Monday as tensions boiled over after clashes involving protesting farmers killed at least nine people.

World - Region
9/26/2021 1:47:28 PM
The Sudanese army on Sunday said it has repulsed an attempt by Ethiopian army to encroach into Sudanese territories on the borderline between the two countries.

World - Africa
9/21/2021 3:09:04 PM
The clashes took place Sunday in the villages of Kidji-Mina and Tiyo, around 40 kilometres (25 miles) from Chad's second largest city Abeche, itself some 700 kilometres northeast of the capital N'Djamena

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
9/19/2021 9:51:00 AM
Rising local cotton prices are good news for farmers but less so for the producers of garments

Egypt - Politics
9/9/2021 4:15:16 PM
National Farmers' Day has been celebrated since the issuance of the Agrarian Reform Law in 1952

World - Africa
9/6/2021 3:56:56 PM
Relations are frosty between Khartoum and Addis Ababa, with the two countries at odds over the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) on the Blue Nile and Ethiopian farmers' use of a fertile border region claimed by Sudan

Life & Style - Health
9/1/2021 2:54:02 PM
Wheat varieties developed in the 1980s are being blighted by disease in Tunisia, but farmers say that traditional varieties appear to be more resistant

World - Region
8/24/2021 7:48:57 PM
Relations between Khartoum and Addis Ababa have deteriorated in recent months due to a territorial conflict over the Fashaga region, where Ethiopian farmers cultivate fertile land claimed by Sudan.

World - Africa
7/14/2021 10:11:00 AM
Farmers and insurers alike say the insurance system is broken, at a time when droughts are becoming longer and harsher

Al-Ahram Weekly - Economy
7/13/2021 9:30:15 PM
The hot weather and black mould have been causing glitches in the supply of Egypt’s mangoes, writes Ahmed Abdel-Hafez

Al-Ahram Weekly - Economy
6/10/2021 4:54:00 PM
Al Ahram Weekly reports on a competition designed to encourage agricultural efficiency, productivity, and sustainability

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
6/2/2021 3:02:00 PM
Women, informal workers, and farmers were among the hardest hit by the Covid-19 pandemic in the Middle East and North Africa region, according to a new labour market survey

Egypt - Politics
5/6/2021 4:59:00 PM
Egypt said it will allow for the cultivation of approximately 750,000 acres of rice in 2021, down from 1.1 million acres in 2019

World - Africa
5/6/2021 12:07:54 PM
A child of subsistence farmers, she was chosen by a judicial panel over the lawyer who argued President Uhuru Kenyatta's case in a 2017 battle with the Supreme Court that she will now head

Egypt - Politics
5/2/2021 7:23:34 PM
Egypt, the world’s largest wheat importer, plans to procure around 4 million tonnes of wheat from farmers this season

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