The latest stories and updates on agriculture

Kyiv sues neighbours over grain ban
Ukraine presents action plan to the EU after lodging complaint with the World Trade Organisation against Poland, Slovakia and Hungary
September 18, 2023, 6:03 PM
EU drops Ukraine grain ban but neighbours impose own restrictions
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy welcomes decision not to extend ban on grain exports
September 15, 2023, 10:52 PM
Abu Dhabi to supply wheat to Egypt in $500 million deal
Al Dahra and Adex partner on five-year agreement
August 15, 2023, 11:01 AM
UAE farming sector boosted by online sale of crops
Farmers can sell produce on the Botim app, has more than eight million users in the UAE
August 09, 2023, 3:10 PM
ADQ and Safe Haven launch high-tech greenhouse project to bolster UAE’s food security
Scheme to use advanced technology to sustainably cultivate tomatoes and cucumbers year-round
August 07, 2023, 12:34 PM
Food crisis and climate emergency cannot be separated, says senior UN official
Kaveh Zahedi says that answers to the world's problems can be found during Cop28 in Dubai
August 01, 2023, 3:00 AM
EU to study whether all Ukrainian grain can be exported by land
Rift between countries in the bloc over how to handle end of Black Sea deal
July 25, 2023, 4:49 PM
Cop28 to place food and agriculture at centre of fight against climate change
UAE unveils four-pronged programme for sector that accounts for up to 30 per cent of global greenhouse gas emissions
July 25, 2023, 8:05 AM
Last ship leaves Ukrainian port as Black Sea grain deal expiry looms
The UN awaits Putin's decision on extending the grain deal which ends on Monday
July 16, 2023, 10:11 AM
UAE farmers innovate to overcome climate change challenges
Rising temperature and dwindling water supply pose many difficulties for farmers already dealing with arid weather
July 11, 2023, 3:22 AM
European Parliament committee rejects climate law over food security concerns
Opponents argue the bill endangers the livelihoods of farmers and food security
June 27, 2023, 3:51 PM
Former US secretary of agriculture praises UAE sustainability drive
Dan Glickman says UAE and the US are fighting climate change, promoting sustainability and dealing with food waste
May 22, 2023, 1:06 PM
How AI can help produce a new crop of Emirati farmers
Exchange programmes planned with the Netherlands aim to sow interest in agriculture
May 18, 2023, 3:00 AM
UAE and Netherlands to focus on water and food security projects ahead of Cop28
Diplomats say aim is to extend benefit of projects and research to other nations
May 17, 2023, 3:00 AM
Moroccan farmers begin growing cannabis for medical use
Seeds distributed to farmers in north of country despite many still growing plant illegally
May 02, 2023, 12:06 PM
How Iraqis are using smart irrigation to overcome water scarcity
With mounting environmental challenges threatening food supply in Iraq, farmers and entrepreneurs are coming up with new solutions to ensure a sustainable future
April 30, 2023, 9:00 PM
Millions of Iraqis face water shortages as crisis threatens lives and agriculture
As the country's water levels continue to decline, farmers are struggling to grow crops
April 30, 2023, 9:00 PM
Jordanian farmers turn to strawberries and dates to use less water and maximise profits
Export markets develop for crops that consume less of the kingdom's water, but competition is fierce
April 30, 2023, 9:00 PM
'We don't have money for meat': Jordanian farmers' crops dwindle due to poor rainfall
Many feel effects of drier season, although some have illegal access to water
April 30, 2023, 9:00 PM
Hydroponic farm in Tunisia - in pictures
The technology used makes it possible to reduce the use of water for irrigation by 80 per cent compared to traditional agriculture
April 22, 2023, 7:32 AM