Food & Agriculture

17-09-2012
Syria produced 1 million tons of flour in the first six months of this year, according to the General Company for Mills.
10-09-2012
Syria’s 2012 citrus fruits crop is estimated at 1.1 million tons by the Ministry of Agriculture, in line with last year’s levels.
10-09-2012
Nagib Assaf, one of Syria’s most prominent businessmen, died on September 8 following an illness.
26-08-2012
The Ministry of Agriculture plans to raise the price it pays to buy cotton from its farmers to take into account rising costs.
06-08-2012
The Ministry of Agriculture is allocating SYP 60 billion to fund this year's cereals harvest.
06-08-2012
Three million Syrians are in need of humanitarian support because of the losses and displacements caused by the uprising gripping the country, the FAO said.
16-07-2012
Syria’s almond crop is estimated at 220,000 tons this year by the Ministry of Agriculture.
25-06-2012
Syria’s sugar beet crop is forecast to decline by 31 percent this year compared to last.
25-06-2012
Syria’s production of lint cotton reached 218,000 tons this season, according to the head of the Cotton Marketing Organisation, Nazir Lababidi.
18-06-2012
The increasingly deteriorating security situation across Syria, in particular in the northern part of the country, around the cities of Aleppo, Idlib and Hama, has rendered almost impossible the distribution of barley, forcing the authorities to turn to imports.
11-06-2012
Syria’s production of olive for the 2011/2012 season is forecast at 900 thousand tons by the Ministry of Agriculture.
27-05-2012
Syria’s wheat crop is expected to reach 3.7 million tons according to new estimates by the Ministry of Agriculture.
23-04-2012
The Syrian Government has resumed the export of sheep and mountain goats only six months after it imposed a ban.
26-03-2012
Syria’s production of cereals declined 10 percent in 2011, according to the United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organisation, a figure that contradicts data published by the Ministry of Agriculture.
16-02-2012
Syria’s poultry sector produced about 3.5 billion eggs and 200,000 tons of meat last year, according to a report by the Federation of Chambers of Agriculture (FCA).

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