agriculture

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Agriculture

The science of taming the land to grow crops and raise animals for food, clothing or other products.

agriculture

the cultivation of the soil for any aspect of farming or horticulture.
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Contribution to this project in the form of an EU donation is essential to strengthen the capacities of the different actors of the agricultural sector, especially in dairy and marine aquaculture sectors, according to the statement.
He said provincial governments should also adopt prudent policies in agricultural sector.
Speaking at a roundtable meeting held Saturday by TAP on the "Finance Bill 2016," he noted that the agricultural sector was hardly hit by the terrorist attacks that targeted Tunisia this year.
All participants expressed their desire to see this model of dialogue become well established in the future in order to calmly approach other issues involving the agricultural sector and small business in general.
Worse still, it is apparent that the government has no long-term plan to prop up the agricultural sector which has been impacted by the apathy of the authorities, drought, unseasonal rains, rising costs and corrupt control exerted by middle men.
It is highlighting investments in the agricultural sector and the importance of achieving its economic growth and contribution to the country's gross domestic product (GDP).
The share of loans to trade has decreased, while financing of the agricultural sector has increased, according to the report.
The premier reiterated the government's keenness on supporting agricultural sector and continuing subsidies policy to reach the largest number of people.
The 2015-19 strategy was the second plan set following a similar move for 2010-14, which focused on the agricultural sector after years of negligence.
On sidelines of the agreement signature, Mujawar and Hassan discussed the bilateral cooperation aspects between Yemen and FAO, as well as the support areas for the agricultural sector development as an important resource for the food security.
To give you an outlook for the end of this year: by December, the Ministry of Agriculture will have a strategy for 2015-2019; import and export capacities of the agricultural sector will be further enhanced through strengthening the Ministry's plant and animal quarantine services and through support to the laboratory in Kafarchima with the objective to receive its ISO certification.
e Agricultural Sector (Wales) Act 2014 received Royal Assent by the Queen on July 30.

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