France’s farm ministry raised its estimate for the soft wheat harvest by more than 1 million tonnes, adding to expectations that a bumper wheat crop was unscathed by record-breaking heatwaves.
Egypt, the world’s largest wheat importer has bought 2.7 million tonnes (mt) of wheat from its farmers so far this season, the state-owned newspaper said. Egypt has said it aims to procure 3.6 million tonnes
The Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) of the cabinet has approved import of 300,000 metric tonnes of wheat to avoid any shortage of the commodity in the country.
Agreements that the United Nations and Turkey brokered with Ukraine and Russia to allow food and fertilizer to get from the warring nations to parts of the world where millions are going hungry have eased concerns over global food security. But they face increasing risks.
Poland has suspended import of grains from Ukraine because Ukrainian grain has flooded the Polish markets, bringing down the prices, and thus affecting the Polish farmers. Polish agriculture minister Robert Telus told fellow-agriculture ministers from Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Romania, Slovakia and Hungary: “The increasing
This came during the official signing of the agreement between the Agricultural and Livestock Production Corporation and Elite Agro Projects on the sidelines of the 12th International Government Communicaton Forum, which concluded yesterday in Expo Centre Sharjah.
Sheikh Sultan approved “Al Mudina Water Reservoir” project in the Central Region with a capacity of 6 million cubic meters (1.3 billion gallons) at a total cost of Dhs261m. As per directives of Ruler of Sharjah, designing and constructing the reservoir will start immediately.
Indian farmers have planted wheat on 8.6 million hectares since Oct.1, when the current sowing season began, down nearly 5.5% from a year earlier, sources said on Friday.
Under a deal with New Delhi, dozens of trucks from Afghanistan will be allowed to collect wheat from India by way of Pakistan's Wagah border near the city of Lahore, beginning Feb. 21.