11-Jan-2017 - Thousands of the poorest residents of the war-torn region around Mosul, along with hundreds of thousands of other struggling Iraqis, are being given the chance to earn for themselves again thanks to a new project that is restoring irrigation to 250,000 hectares of farmland.
An international consortium backed by a Gulf sovereign wealth fund has agreed to buy Turkey’s biggest poultry producer in a half-billion-dollar deal fuelled by a desire to expand into halal markets.
UAE officials have been applauding themselves for the great strides the country has made by improving its food-safety index rating by a quarter in just three years.
The European Union has committed €12m (US$12.7m) in support of efforts to tackle rising hunger among the 14m food-insecure residents of strife-torn Yemen.
The CEO of the Australian Livestock Exporters’ Council (ALEC) has targeted market “diversification” as a key meat industry priority for 2017.