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Agricultural Development Fund and GASTAT forge data-sharing collaboration
RIYADH: In a significant step toward leveraging data for shared objectives, a memorandum of cooperation was formalized between the Agricultural Development Fund and the General Authority for Statistics in Riyadh on Thursday.
Saudi Arabia’s agricultural GDP grew 38% to $26.6bn in 2022
RIYADH: Led by a boost in investment and a significant increase in measures to promote sustainable development, Saudi Arabia’s agricultural gross domestic product witnessed over 38 percent growth in 2022 to reach SR100 billion ($26.6 billion) from SR72.25 billion in 2021.
Environmental volunteering initiative to launch in Qassim
Qassim’s Gov. Prince Faisal bin Mishaal witnessed the signing of a cooperation agreement between Qassim University, the Ministry of Environment, Water, and Agriculture, and the National Center for Vegetation Cover Development and Combating Desertification to implement the One Million Environmental Volunteer Hours initiative over three years.
Saudi Arabia’s Agricultural Development Fund approves $610m in investment loans
Farmers in Saudi Arabia saw their funding from a dedicated investment organization rise by 167 percent year-on-year in the first three months of 2023, it has been revealed.
Alasmak says Jeddah building to be demolished
Saudi Fisheries Co. (Alasmak) said that it was notified by Jeddah Municipality to vacate the site and remove
Abu Dhabi’s agricultural production hits Dh13.7 billion in 2020
Abu Dhabi achieved a remarkable growth in agricultural production, including animal and plants, during 2020, with a total value of Dh13.7 billion.
Saudi Arabia, Iraq sign deal to support agricultural cooperation, livestock and fisheries
Saudi Arabia and Iraq signed a memorandum of understanding on Monday to enhance cooperation in the fields of agriculture, livestock and fisheries, Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported.
Saudi Aramco plans new green hydrogen, ammonia project
State-controlled energy giant Saudi Aramco has signed an initial agreement to build a new green hydrogen and ammonia plant with Hong Kong-based green hydrogen developer InterContinental Energy, as it tries to bring private investment into the sector.
Dubai’s Emirates airline to reopen airport lounges with coronavirus safety measures
Dubai-based Emirates airline on Thursday said it was reopening its airport lounges around the world, starting with the airline’s lounge in Egypt’s Cairo International Airport, according to a press release.
Mohamed bin Zayed tours model farms in Abu Dhabi
His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, on Saturday, visited several youth-owned model farms in Al Bahia area of Abu Dhabi.
UAE bans live birds from Hungary and Slovakia
Dubai: Based on a notification from the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) of the outbreak of a highly pathogenic strain of bird flu, H5N2, in Hungary and Slovakia, the UAE Ministry of Climate Change and Environment (MOCCAE),
Saudi Agriculture 2018 to focus on organic, fish farming
Saudi Agriculture 2018, the 37th edition of the premier agriculture exhibition organized annually under the patronage of the Ministry of Environment
Civic body issues directory on fish and marine items
The Food Control Department at Dubai Municipality has issued a comprehensive directory for the inspection
Decree establishes Fishermen Establishment
His Highness Sheikh Saud Bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras al Khaimah, has issued decree No. 12 for 2013
Dubai starts issuing marine drivers’ licences
The Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA) has started implementing Resolution No.2 of 2013
UAE temporarily stops issuing licenses for new fishing boats
The Minister of Environment and Water, HE Rashid Ahmad Bin Fahad, has issued a decree to temporarily
Dubai issues food code
Diners will soon see changes in the design of some of the eateries, colour of some food handlers’ uniforms
FNC calls for authority on food control
Following the scandal witnessed in Europe which brought to light the use of horsemeat in dishes claiming to use ‘beef’,
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