• Agriculture

    OBG investigates the key pressures and developments affecting local agriculture, particularly where a country is dependent on plantations or forestry to maintain GNP. It also highlights the output trends and technological advances in areas such as irrigation techniques and land reclamation.
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In April 2016 Sid Ahmed Ferroukhi, then-minister of agriculture, rural development and fisheries, announced the upcoming launch of a Policy and Investment Promotion Roadmap, which aims to promote foreign direct investment and modernise Algeria’s agriculture sector. The pending roadmap comes amidst a number of other reforms that look to...

 

Clusters enable economic actors to develop collective knowledge, as well as work together to overcome challenges and seize potential new economic opportunities. The development of agricultural clusters is a recent phenomenon in Algeria. The subject of evaluation studies since the 1980s, the National Territory Planning Scheme 2025 (Schéma...

 

The development of the agricultural sector is an integral part of the Algerian government’s push for economic diversification. To that effect, the Public Investment Programme 2015-19, launched in 2014, aims to build on the existing Agricultural and Rural Renewal Policy (Politique de Renouveau Agricole et Rural, PRAR) by spending close to...

 

To what extent does post-harvest infrastructure impact agricultural productivity?

Chapter | Agriculture from The Report: Algeria 2016

Algeria has been taking active steps to lower its food import bill and improve local agriculture production. That being said, the government continues to face challenges in areas such as land appropriation and financing. Given its sizeable agricultural land potential and current development programmes, Algeria is ideally poised to be an exporting country for agricultural produce. Developing a...