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General Share UAE, FAO to support rural women in Liberia

The AED14.7 million (US$4 million) project aims to support 1,500 rural women in three Liberian districts The UAE has initiated a project in Liberia to help rural women achieve sustainable income, food security and nutrition opportunities, as part of the UAE’s ongoing humanitarian works to empower women across the world. For this purpose, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International …

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Badir Program to launch the first agriculture-tech hackathon in Saudi Arabia

The agriculture sector contributes to the provision of 25% of all food available for consumption, $14.13bln to the gross domestic product King Abdul Aziz City for Science and Technology (KACST), represented by the Badir Program for Technology Incubators and Accelerators, and in collaboration with Faisal bin Mishal bin Saud bin Abdulaziz Community “Mojtamae”, will launch the first agricultural hackathon in …

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Regional Agriculture Industry in Focus This Week at AgraME

A wide range of regional and international companies, speakers, buyers and industry pioneers will be descending on the event to make the most out of the conferences and workshops, at the three-day exhibition which runs from March 5 until 7 at Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC). Agriculture industry professionals from around the world are in Dubai for this week’s AgraME, …

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WFP celebrates 50 years in Egypt with launch of Knowledge-Sharing Partnership with Government

The agreement allows for WFP and the Government to share and expand its expertise on interventions in areas such as water management, nutrition, diversification of livelihoods and increased agricultural productivity Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) in Egypt, the Egyptian Government and WFP yesterday signed an agreement to benefit neighbouring and African countries through …

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The International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) Supports Gambia’s Agriculture With US $ 17.5 Million Syndicated Murabaha Financing

The Facility will be used to support the agriculture sector in Gambia through the import of inputs (fertilizers) and the purchase of Agricultural Produce The International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) (ITFC-IDB.org), member of the Islamic Development Bank (IDB) Group (IsDB.org), signed on November 29, 2017 with the Government of The Gambia a syndicated Murabaha financing Agreement in an amount …

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Iraq expects to produce 250,000 tonnes of rice in 2017 season

Iraq’s Agriculture Ministry said on Saturday it expected to produce 250,000 tonnes of rice in the 2017 season. The figure suggests gap to be filled by imports of about 1 million tonnes, as demand annually stands at between 1 million to 1.25 million tonnes, according to government sources. “The expected production is around 250,000 tonnes for this year, the harvest …

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Organization for the Islamic Conference countries lacking behind in agricultural and rural finance

Green Revolution could be brought through Islamic Agricultural Finance: Zubair Mughal. 53% of the population of OIC (Organization for the Islamic Conference) countries lives in the rural area which is globally more than the other areas and its commitment to the total agricultural department is 34%. On the other hand, 49% population lives in the rural areas while their commitment …

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There is a Lack of Agriculture and Rural Finance in OIC Countries

Lahore: 53% of the population of OIC (Organization for the Islamic Conference) countries lives in the rural area which is globally more than the other areas and its commitment to the total agricultural department is 34%. On the other hand, 49% population lives in the rural areas while their commitment to the total agricultural department is 38%. OIC Countries have …

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Abu Dhabi Fund for Development and the International Center for Biosaline Agriculture Announced the Construction of Emirates Soil Museum

Located in Dubai, UAE and the first of its kind in the MENA region. A national hub for soil education. Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) and the International Center for Biosaline Agriculture (ICBA) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to complete the construction of the Emirates Soil Museum in the Emirate of Dubai. The Museum, a distinctive facility …

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Dubai Chamber organises agribusiness roundtable in Kenya

Roundtable discusses and reviews opportunities for co-operation and investment in agri-business in EAC. Dubai: Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s Ethiopian International Office-organised roundtable in Nairobi, Kenya, brought together representatives from the East African Community (EAC) to discuss and review opportunities for cooperation and investment in the agri-business industry for Dubai businesses and their East African counterparts. The 2nd East …

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