News from Jordan

10-03-2014 01:43 AM
Middle East drought a threat to global food prices
The Middle East's driest winter in several decades could pose a threat to global food prices, with local crops depleted and farmers' livelihoods bligh...
19-10-2012 09:09 AM
Jordan aims to attract Brazilian agricultural investment
King Abdullah II of Jordan and the Jordanian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Nasser Judeh, demonstrated an interest in developing partnerships with Brazi...
28-09-2012 08:27 AM
Jordan: Boosting agricultural earnings
The agricultural sector is becoming more modernised and export-oriented, with an emphasis placed on increasing output and quality, as well as nurturin...
13-09-2012 09:36 AM
Palestinian farmers wither in tough climate
Once a mainstay of the local economy, Palestinian agriculture in the rocky West Bank is in decline as farmers struggle to protect their livelihoods an...
18-06-2012 11:51 AM
Spoiled poultry allegations spurious
JORDAN - Minister of Agriculture Ahmad Khattab denied that the ministry allowed the entry of spoiled poultry into the Kingdom. According to Mena FN...
08-06-2012 09:19 AM
Companies still running despite cancelled contracts
Several agricultural companies in the south of the Kingdom are still operational and pumping underground water although their contracts with the gover...
19-09-2011 09:13 AM
Jordan bought 200k tons of wheat
Jordan bought 100,000 metric tons of wheat bran and an equal amount of barley from various origins, the Ministry of Industry and Trade said.
13-01-2011 08:52 AM
Farmers blame guest workers for rising prices
Agriculture sector stakeholders on Wednesday argued that guest labourers in the Kingdom are a major reason behind the rising prices of fruit and veget...
05-12-2010 11:39 AM
Cabinet discusses ways to improve people's living conditions
The Cabinet discussed on Saturday several issues related to improving Jordanians living standards and ways to enhance the level of services through bo...