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Agriculture in Algeria

  • Africa's Economic Future Depends on Its Farms

    BOTSWANA, 2017/10/16 At the same time as the economies of Nigeria and South Africa recently rebounded, it wasn't oil or minerals that did the trick. It was agriculture. Faster and additional sustainable agricultural increase is crucial not only to the continent's economy, but as well to its ability to feed and employ its surging people. Agriculture still accounts for a quarter of gross domestic product and as much as two-thirds of employment in sub-Saharan Africa. In fact, agricultural increase has the biggest impact on non-farm gain and reducing poverty.
  • Algeria: Cereal Imports Increase By Nearly U.S.$3.3 Billion in First 11 Months of 2014

    ALGERIA, 2015/01/16 imports of cereals (wheat, barley and maize) reached $3.29 billion during the initial 11 months of 2014 against $2.92 billion in the same period of 2013, down 12.52%, Algerian Customs told Tuesday APS. The quantities of imported cereals recorded an upward trend to reach 24.4% with 11.35 million tonnes of the cereals purchased between January and November 2014, against 9.13 million tonnes during the same period of 2013. The import bill of cereals in the initial 11 months of 2014 has by presently exceeded that of all the year 2013, during which Algeria imported $3.16 billion of these foodstuffs.
  • Africa: Can Africa Satisfy Its Hunger?

    BOTSWANA, 2013/04/02 Africa frequently experiences food shortages, although its 900 million farmers could feed the continent, inclunding supplying other parts of the world. But for this to happen they need the support of politicians.
  • GIEWS Country Brief Algeria 20 December 2012

    ALGERIA, 2012/12/31 FOOD SECURITY SNAPSHOT  A bumper cereal harvest gathered in 2012  Grain imports expected to decrease although durum wheat imports resumed earlier than expected  Domestic food price inflation has continued to increase in 2012
  • Several steps to boost wheat stocks 2012-09-19

    ALGERIA, 2012/09/19 Algeria is taking several steps to improve its cereal production capacity in order to meet local request for wheat and decrease its food import bill. Nevertheless, the current market climate, impacted by decreased production in North America and climbing world prices, has reinforced the country’s dependence on wheat imports in the short term.