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Algeria | 10 August 2018
Algerians go online to sell animals for Eid sacrifices

Sheep traders in Algeria are using Facebook and a local online selling site to sell their livestock ahead of the Islamic Eid al-Adha festival. They are hopeful that e-commerce can spare them the ri...

Algeria | 26 June 2018
New UN-supported farming app is cream of crop in tackling Sahel pest

Launched by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and Pennsylvania State University, the talking mobile phone app – whose name is Nuru – can identify the insect, which is in fact a caterpillar. ...

Algeria | 2 May 2018
Volatile oil prices prompt Algerian agricultural drive

Algerian farmer Hassen Miri trudges through mud to inspect his durum wheat field, helping the oil-producing nation in its efforts to boost agricultural output and reduce food imports. "Things are m...

Algeria | 26 January 2017
Algerian firm signs $300m farming deal with U.S. group

An Algerian company has signed a deal with a U.S. group to set up agricultural projects worth $300 million in the North African country as it seeks to reduce dependence on imports, Algeria's agricultu...

Algeria | 4 November 2015
Algeria is growing its dairy sector

The Algerian government has increased aid to its dairy farmers to help import more cows. It has also cut duties on milking equipment. In a report by the US Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Global...

Algeria | 12 November 2013
European wheat prices rise on Algeria's demand, stronger US prices

European wheat prices rose slightly in thin trade on Monday, boosted by demand from Algeria and following Chicago higher on lower-than-expected crop forecast for the United States. January milling whe...

Algeria | 30 September 2013
Algeria sees political benefit in desert farming

Salim Ghrassia graduated with a statistics degree five years ago but opted for a rather different career: joining Algeria’s push to farm the Sahara desert. “I saw the agricultural boom and decided ...

Algeria | 13 September 2012
Algeria donates pesticides to Niger to battle locusts

Algeria has contributed 50,000 litres of pesticides to Niger in its fight against locusts, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development said. The donation was made as part of the Sept-Nov 2012...

Algeria | 8 December 2011
Algerian firm eyes Rwanda farming sector

Cervital Spa, an Algerian top food manufacturer, is set to establish operations in various sectors of the Rwandan economy, with a special focus on agriculture and energy.

Algeria | 6 January 2011
Algeria aims to curb fish exports

Algeria seeks to tighten control over fishery exports to improve supplies to the internal market.

Algeria | 18 December 2010
Serbia and Algeria sign agreement on cooperation

Representatives of Serbia and Algeria signed yesterday in Belgrade four agreements on cooperation in agriculture, culture, foreign trade and the media.

Algeria | 12 December 2010
Algeria Plans to Increase Soft Wheat Planting Area, Kehhal Says

Algeria plans to increase its soft wheat cultivation area by 40 percent to cut its import bill, said Noureddine Kehhal, the head of the state-run grains office.

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