18-May-2015 - Government food subsidies may contribute to high rates of child stunting in the Middle East, according to research by the International Food Policy Research Institute (Ifpri).
The UAE should tighten transport regulations to reduce food waste, according to hauler Massar Solutions, as it suggests the country wastes more than 3m tonnes of food a year.
An Egyptian wheat farming education programme from Mondelez and Care has seen farmers boost their wheat crops more than 10% each year, with some doubling their harvests.
New Zealand’s investments in Saudi Arabia’s agricultural sector have come under scrutiny following revelations they may have been intended as compensation for a ban on live animal exports.
Omani bottled water producer Barzman National has increased its production capacity to cope with rising demand, adding a new 22,000 bottle-per-hour line to its facilities.
Brazilian food producers are working to increase their reach in the Middle East by growing the range of products exported to the region, beyond staples such as poultry and beef.