Arab World Needs To Invest $100B To Meet Food Demand – Report

The Arab world needs to invest more than $100 billion over the coming 20 years to meet growing demand for food from the local population, which is expected to grow to 550 million by 2030, Abha-based Al Watan daily reports Saturday, citing an official. The private sector should provide about half of the required investments […]

FAO Expects Iraq to Double Wheat Production

The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations said on Saturday that it expects Iraq to double its wheat production this year. “Iraq could produce two million tons of wheat in 2010,” an FAO expert told the press. He attributed the increase in wheat production in Iraq to the better rain season this […]