The UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has given its initial approval to conduct a feasibility study on Bahrain's farming project in Sudan.
Under-Secretary for Agriculture and Marine Resources Shaikh Khalifa bin Isa Al
Pegasus Agritech, a leading operator of hydroponics farming facilities, has launched the 'Teach a Man to Farm' initiative aimed at educating people in developing countries about the processes and methodologies behind hydroponic farming.
Robust investments in agricultural research and development from the public and private sectors are vital for the ongoing growth of the food industries in the Mena region, said an industry expert.
Investments in research, science,
Bahrain hopes to follow Singapore's example and develop a hi-tech farming system that does not require huge amounts of land or water, according to a government minister.
The aim is to combat land and water scarcity and reduce
Latest agricultural technologies will be highlighted at Bahrain's most colourful exhibition next week.
The 10th annual Bahrain International Garden Show (BIGS) will open on February 26 at the Bahrain International Exhibition a
Bank of Khartoum, Sudan's oldest bank, wants to boost its agricultural finance business with the help of Gulf banks after winning the African country's first-ever international rating, its head said.
Its main shareholders,
Ongoing conflict in Syria has left its agricultural sector in tatters, causing wheat and barley output to slump by half and wreaking massive destruction on farm infrastructure, the United Nations' food agency said on Wednesday.
More than 400 exhibitors from 23 countries are taking part in the Saudi Agriculture 2012 exhibition currently under way in Riyadh.
The expo was inaugurated uder the patronage of Saudi Minister of Agriculture Dr Fahd bin Abdulrahman Ba
Up to 3 million Syrians are likely to need food, crop and livestock aid in the next 12 months as the conflict has prevented farmers harvesting crops, the World Food Programme and UN Food and Agriculture Organization said on Thursday.