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China urges food producers to resume production amid coronavirus outbreak

Thursday, 30 January 2020

China’s agriculture ministry on Thursday urged feed producers and slaughter houses to speed up ......

Locust invasion destroys crops in northwest India

Friday, 27 December 2019

A massive locust invasion has destroyed thousands of hectares of crops in northwest India, ......

Lebanon’s food importers face challenges paying for goods

Sunday, 22 December 2019

Food producers and agro-industrialists in Lebanon are facing pressures from restrictive monetary ......

Egypt’s farmers tackle climate change with comedy and community

Friday, 25 October 2019

In a small village 45 minutes from the city of Assiut, in southern Egypt, a group of farmers and ......

China halts purchase of US farm products

Monday, 05 August 2019

China has halted its purchases of US agricultural products and will not rule out levying import ......

Chinese companies seeking new purchases of US farm products

Sunday, 21 July 2019

Some Chinese companies are seeking new purchases of US agricultural products, China’s official ......

Free chickens for Syria’s struggling farmers

Tuesday, 18 June 2019

The Syrian government will distribute free chickens and feed to farmers to support rural areas ......

‘Nobel for food’ winner tells ailing world to eat more veg

Monday, 10 June 2019

With poor diet now topping smoking as a health hazard, the world must put good nutrition over empty ......

Bridging Divides: Ignore farmers’ plight as they are away from our sight?

Monday, 31 December 2018

Ehtesham Shahid is Managing Editor at Al Arabiya English. For close to two decades he has worked as editor, correspondent, and business writer for leading publications, news wires and research organizations in India and the Gulf region. He loves to occasionally dabble with teaching and is collecting material for a book on unique tales of rural conflict and transformation from around the world. His twitter handle is @e2sham and he can be reached at Ehtesham.Shahid@alarabiya.net.

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VIDEO: Afghan farmers fleeing drought face more hardship in camps

Tuesday, 11 December 2018

Wheat and opium farmer Murad Khan Ishaqzai, 80, has never seen a drought as bad as the one ravaging ......

US paves way to get cell-cultured ‘lab meat’ on plates

Saturday, 17 November 2018

US authorities on Friday agreed on how to regulate food products cultured from animal cells -- ......

Houthi militias storm houses belonging to a member of Yemen negotiating team

Saturday, 17 November 2018

The Houthi coup militias in Sanaa stormed on Saturday, the houses of Othman Mujali, the Minister of ......

IN PICTURES: Saudi Arabia’s picturesque Tanouma cradles between greenery and fog

Friday, 28 September 2018

Surrounded by high mountains with fog and waterfalls flow throughout the year, with historical ......

WATCH: Why are Spanish farmers going nuts for almonds

Wednesday, 19 September 2018

Surging worldwide demand for almonds is pushing Spanish farmers to replace traditional wheat and ......

IN PICTURES: The Saudi farms that produce 30,000 tons of pomegranate a year

Sunday, 09 September 2018

Over 1,000 farms in Saudi valleys host about 200,000 pomegranate trees, which produce 30,000 tons of ......

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