• 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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Le Maroc s’attèle actuellement au développement d’une agriculture durable, procédant pour cela à des investissements dans l’irrigation et à une diversification de ses cultures de base, suite à des récoltes céréalières en baisse lors de la campagne 2015/2016.

 

Over the past few decades Egypt’s food security situation has slowly but steadily deteriorated. Today, around half of the food consumed annually in the county has been imported from elsewhere in the world. This represents a major turnaround from the 1960s, 1970s and early 1980s, when Egypt not only produced enough food to meet most domestic...

 

Despite steadily increasing urbanisation in recent years, the agriculture sector remains a cornerstone of Egypt’s economy today, in terms of both overall value-added and employment. In 2015 – the most recent year for which data was available – the industry accounted for around 11% of the country’s GDP, according to data from the Lebanon-based...

 

Which part of Egypt’s distribution network is most in need of infrastructure improvements?

Chapter | Agriculture & Agro-industry from The Report: Egypt 2017

Despite steadily increasing urbanisation in recent years, the agriculture sector remains a cornerstone of Egypt’s economy, both in terms of overall value-added output and employment. Egypt produces a wide range of crops and other agricultural products, including cereals such as wheat and corn rice, fruits and vegetables, sugar, cotton, dairy products, livestock and fish, among others. Solid...

While Egypt continues to face considerable economic challenges as it confronts the legacy of its recent political history, at the outset of 2017 the nation’s economic planners have reason for optimism.