Emirates NBD is providing 2 billion Egyptian pounds (over $127.35 million) of financing for the construction of a new agricultural wastewater treatment plant in Upper Egypt. Called Al – Hamam, the facility will have a treatment capacity of 6 million m3 per day.
Under new subsidy plans announced by his department, farmers will be offered up to £70 per hectare to take up regenerative techniques, including mixed farming systems where crops are cultivated alongside livestock to help boost soil health.
Zimbabwe has a long history of providing subsidies to farmers. The policies that have defined these subsidies have changed over time and led periodically to
Government policies providing more than USD 500 billion to farmers every year distort markets, stifle innovation and harm the environment (OECD)
The latest edition of the OECD’s annual Agricultural Policy Monitoring and Evaluation report shows that the support policies implemented by the 54 countries studied –
What National Farm Policy Trends Could Mean for Efforts to Update WTO Rules on Domestic Support (IISD)
This IISD report makes the case that World Trade Organization (WTO) rules on agricultural domestic support urgently need to be updated in order to help foster