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The protocol was signed by Alaa Farouk Zaky, Chairperson of the bank and Moustafa El Sayyad, Deputy Minister of Agriculture for Livestock, Fisheries and Poultry Affairs.
According to the statement, the joint programme will increase transparency and sustainability in the potato supply chain.
CBE approves granting 8-year loans at 5% interest rate
Receipt of wheat during the new season will be limited to official silos and barns, no wheat will be accepted from dirt silos
The sector saw an increase in short- and medium-term loans owing to “enablers” for farmers to settle their debts, according to the press release
Monsanto’s takeover by Bayer could create a GMO juggernaut too powerful for Europe to resist, while conveniently “disappearing” a tarnished brand, critics say. Concerns abound over concentration in the seed market.
We are awaiting the final vote; this move would restore the bank’s real role in serving Egyptian farmers, says bank chairperson Elkosayer
Corn and goats are the snacks of choice for spectacled bears. But their eating habits are bringing them into conflict with disgruntled farmers in Peru. Some groups there are trying to smooth over bear-human Relations.
We seek to change the misconception that we simply offer fertiliser to farmers; PBDAC is a comprehensive bank providing all services to farmers, says El-Qosayer
The state will examine local wheat to prevent it from mixing with cheaper imported wheat, says government official
Minister of Agriculture issued orders to form committees to survey unregistered wheat production areas
The government’s decisions are arbitrary and serve only the investors, says NGO
Urban development and international price for animal feed lead to diminishing domestic wheat production
Government will give EGP 1,300 in subsidies for each planted acres with a maximum 25 acres for each farmer
Sugar companies demand Supply Ministry officials withdraw sugar from their storehouses to allow space for new production
Loans increased by 24.2% when compared to FY 2012/2013
World food commodity prices in August logged their largest monthly drop since December 2008, the United Nations food agency said on Thursday – unwelcome news for Europe’s struggling farmers
Dispute witnessed violent clashes between farmers and feudal owners
Reduction of imported wheat reaches 4.6m tonnes compared to 6.4m tonnes last year, says supply minister
Parties react to arrest of over 24 farmers claiming ownership to land against a businessman, say police stood with “armed thugs against farmers”
It is believed that the government is clearing agricultural land for housing projects
They accuse the government of evicting families and making international deals that harm local business
The Endowments Ministry is seeking to evict thousands of farmers in the Alexandria governorate in order to pursue real estate development
Companies in free investment zones must export all products, no need to consider subsidised fertiliser shortages domestically
Egyptian Endowments Authority seeking to convert land into real estate investments
Farmers and fertiliser producers strongly opposed over pricing issue
New President promises in speech to develop industry and agriculture, halt export of mined raw materials and implement development projects