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FAO urges countries to step up action against destructive banana disease

Agriculture, Featured April 16, 2014 at 09:30

FAO urges countries to step up action against destructive banana disease / Following its spread to Africa and the Middle East, Fusarium wilt TR4 increases the risks to livelihoods and […]

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HE Rashid bin Fahad, UAE Minister of Environment and Water

Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture opened by he UAE Minister of Environment

Agriculture, Featured February 3, 2014 at 14:30

Day One of GFIA also saw Keynote Speeches from Bill Gates via video, and Dr Mark Post, scientist behind world’s first lab burger. HE Rashid bin Fahad, UAE Minister of […]

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Better land care may be worth US$1.4 trillion a year

Better land care may be worth US$1.4 trillion a year

Agriculture, Featured October 28, 2013 at 07:25

By Lou Del Bello – SciDev.Net Better management of degraded lands could deliver up to US$1.4 trillion a year in increased crop production, says a report presented at the UN […]

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H.E. Abdul Rahman Saif Al Ghurair, Chairman, Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Dubai Chamber urges business opportunities in Africa

Featured, ICT, Investment September 12, 2013 at 04:00

H.E. Al Ghurair: Dubai businesses should look to Africa for investment H.E. Fonseca: Angola is a model in economic development for Africa Dubai-Angola non-oil trade reached AED 6.7 billion in […]

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Non-food crops lock up enough calories to feed 4 billion

Agriculture, Featured, Research August 16, 2013 at 11:00

By Lou Del Bello – SciDev.Net Global calorie availability could be increased by as much as 70 per cent — feeding an additional 4 billion people — by shifting cropland […]

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Nanotech filter may protect farmed fish from fungus

Nanotech filter may protect farmed fish from fungus

Agriculture, Featured, Research May 23, 2013 at 01:34

By Wagdy Sahel – SciDev.Net Iranian scientists have coated a water filter with silver nanoparticles to prevent fungal infections in fish farmed indoors, in a step that they say could […]

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In Perspective: What really holds back Islamic science

In Perspective: What really holds back Islamic science

Agriculture, Featured, Research May 22, 2013 at 01:09

By David Dickson – SciDev.Net Conservative traditions, rather than religious belief, seem to be the main barrier to modern science in Muslim countries, says David Dickson. Earlier this month, I […]

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Focus on Gender: Business can do more to aid women

Focus on Gender: Business can do more to aid women

Agriculture, Entrepreneurship, Featured April 4, 2013 at 03:00

By SciDev.Net – Henrietta Miers Companies have much to offer when it comes to helping female entrepreneurs in developing countries access markets, says Henrietta Miers. Ongoing research into controlling cassava […]

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Abu Dhabi Farmers’ Services Centre unveils state-of-the-art Hydroponics demonstrations

Abu Dhabi Farmers’ Services Centre unveils state-of-the-art Hydroponics demonstrations

Agriculture, Featured March 18, 2013 at 03:48

Abu Dhabi Farmers’ Services Centre (ADFSC) unveiled its first hydroponics demonstration farms on 13 March in the Western Region communities of Tharwaniya and Husan. Hydroponics is an agricultural system set […]

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Khalid Daou

Saudi Agriculture 2012 – Middle East’s top agriculture event – opens September 24th

Agriculture, Featured, Mineral & Natural Resources September 20, 2012 at 14:25

Riyadh – 19 September, 2012: The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s food market has been estimated to reach a value of USD 16 billion with the Halal food market alone valued […]

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