Post Tagged with: "Food"

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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Fast-growing fish variety could benefit Egypt and West Africa

Fast-growing fish variety could benefit Egypt and West Africa

Agriculture, Mineral & Natural Resources January 11, 2013 at 11:38

New breeds of fish that grow about 30 per cent faster than the most common commercial strains will boost food security and farmers’ earnings in Egypt and West Africa, according […]

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New locust alert for northwest Africa / FAO warns of impending threat

New locust alert for northwest Africa / FAO warns of impending threat

Agriculture, Featured, Humanitarian October 23, 2012 at 15:41

FAO has alerted Algeria, Libya, Mauritania and Morocco to prepare for the likely arrival of Desert Locust swarms from the Sahel in West Africa in the coming weeks. The four […]

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UAE’s Number One English Language Website for Women Launches New Site Dedicated to Food & Drink

UAE’s Number One English Language Website for Women Launches New Site Dedicated to Food & Drink

Corporate Social Responsibility, Featured October 17, 2012 at 08:01

ExpatWoman.com announce the launch of their brand new website www.ExpatWomanFood.com The new website enables users to search over 4,000 restaurant listings across Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Qatar, Kuwait and Oman; has […]

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Cold Chain 2012 to Provide Industrialists With Knowledge on Latest Developments in the Food and Pharma Sector

Cold Chain 2012 to Provide Industrialists With Knowledge on Latest Developments in the Food and Pharma Sector

Featured, Pharmaceuticals, Technology October 4, 2012 at 13:00

Addressing the most pressing issues in the Middle East region regarding logistics of pharmaceuticals and food material, the Cold Chain 2012 conference commenced yesterday at Habtoor Grand Beach Resort and […]

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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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New food security and nutrition project for Egypt / Italy finances $3 million project

New food security and nutrition project for Egypt / Italy finances $3 million project

Featured, Financial Services, Humanitarian June 18, 2012 at 11:50

A new $3 million project that aims to improve food security and nutrition of women and young people in Egypt was announced today by FAO. The project is being financed […]

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World food stocks to rise, but hunger risks persist in Sahel, Near East / Food security worsening in Syria, Yemen, amid unrest, says FAO

World food stocks to rise, but hunger risks persist in Sahel, Near East / Food security worsening in Syria, Yemen, amid unrest, says FAO

Agriculture, Government, Humanitarian June 14, 2012 at 21:03

FAO’s quarterly forecast of agricultural production and food security gives an overall positive outlook for cereal production worldwide, but warns that several regions of the world are expected to struggle […]

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Middle Eastern and African Markets food trade growing stronger

By: Thandisizwe Mgudlwa – AfricanBrains – 25 May 2012 The Middle Eastern and African Markets food trade is reaching for the stars – a business leader has revealed. “Africa is […]

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