Home About Kuna Advertise Contact Us Kuna's Bureaus Services KUNA training center Term Of Use
Register Login
facebook Twitter Youtube rss
Iraq plans to sell factories to investors in Kuwait conf. - Min      UN's Secretary-General to attend Iraq's reconstruction conf. in Kuwait      Three missiles targeting Reyhanli town kills Syrian refugee      Min. Al-Roudhan discusses issues of common interest with Qatari Sports Min.      Kabul hotel attack leaves 18 people dead      KAMCO: Oil prices hit highest level in three years      Turkish forces seize town, engage in fierce fighting with Kurds
  Economics
GCC imports over USD 12 bln worth of food yearly - expert
18/08/2008 | LOC19:55
16:55 GMT
| Gulf News
تصغير الخطالشكل الأساسيتكبير الخط
ABU DHABI, Aug 18 (KUNA) -- The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) states import more than USD 12 billion worth of food every year, an expert in agriculture technology said here Monday.
Dr. Mohammad Adel Ghandour said regional and international circumstances should encourage the six GCC countries to invest in agriculture domain in Africa, noting that food prices have surged by 75 percent since 2000.
Speaking in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) deputy prime minister's media center, Ghandour said the UAE topped the GCC countries in terms of value of food imports, with Saudi Arabia coming next.
The UAE and Saudi Arabia are pondering agricultural investment projects in Sudan, Egypt and Pakistan, he said.
Ghandour said agricultural investment has become part of the UAE's investment policy. (end) bmj.bs KUNA 181955 Aug 08NNNN
 Print
  Email
 Save
Share
Share
Kuwait
Photos from GCC Summit
Photos from GCC
share your photos Kuwait Vision
Vote for best photo for 2017
Kuwait Reader
Kuwait Vision
 
News Brief
 


KUNA publishes a book titled (His Highness Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah: A Humanitarian Leader) to commemorate the UN honoring of Kuwait's leader

 
Most Read Most Emailed  
1.   Iraqi journalists' dean praises Kuwait Amir's reconstruction support
2.   USD stable against KD at 0.300, EUR up to 0.367
3.   Iraqi official extols upcoming Kuwait-hosted conf. on rebuilding Iraq
4.   Ongoing Kabul hotel attack kills 5 people
5.   Today in Kuwait's History
6.   Photo of the day
 
 
kuna magazien

 
Publications

 
WEATHER
PRAYER
CURRENCIES
KUWAIT AIRPORT
About KUNA KUNA SERVICES USEFUL LINKS KUNA ARCHIVE KUNA PUBLICATIONS
Home
About Kuna
Advertise
Contact Us
Kuna's Bureaus
Services
KUNA training center
Term Of Use
Read The Whole Newscast
Pictures (during the week)
FTP Service
KUNA Reader
SMS Services
kuwait in memory of day
Job Application
Careers
Arab News Agencies
International News Agencies
Governmental Institutes
other useful links
Prayer Times
News Archive
Other News Services
Today In Kuwait's History
Events
Training Sessions
Videos
All KUNA right are reserved © 2012. This site is designed and published by IDS