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Poor harvest leaves farmers struggling in Syria’s northeast

NPA Syria - 2021-06-10 20:52
This year’s rain shortage and the seizure of thousands of hectares of agricultural land by Turkish-backed militias has left farmers in #Syria’s northeast struggling The post Poor harvest leaves farmers struggling in Syria’s northeast appeared first on Nor ...

Agricultural land in Iraq becomes desert

ANF - 2021-06-06 13:36
A lack of water and rising temperatures are causing 100,000 hectares of agricultural land in Iraq to dry out every year. Agriculture depends primarily on the Euphrates and Tigris rivers. ...

Turkey faces food crisis

ANF - 2021-06-02 15:08
Rıdvan Turan of the HDP's Agricultural Commission warns of an impending food crisis, stating, "Farmers are paying the price for capital-oriented agricultural policies." ...

Drought of Khabur river deprive farmers irrigating crops in Syria’s Hasakah

NPA Syria - 2021-06-02 14:54
HASAKAH COUNTRYSIDE, Syria (North Press) – On Wednesday, an official of the Agricultural Committee in south Hasakah, northeastern Syria, ruled out the opening of Hasakah South Dam gate due to the shortage of its water storage after farmers demanded to ope ...

Government bombing burns crops in Syria’s Hama

NPA Syria - 2021-06-01 19:35
The government's deliberate bombing of agricultural lands in the Ghab Plain area has caused the burning of about 350 acres of wheat, barley and nigella crops. #Idlib #SAA #SNA The post Government bombing burns crops in Syria’s Hama appeared first on North ...

Syria’s Autonomous Administration goes on accomplishing 2021 projects

NPA Syria - 2021-06-01 11:25
RAQQA, Syria (North Press) – The Autonomous Administration is going on implementing “strategic projects” included in 2021 plan, despite the damage to the agricultural production in which the projects rely on, an official said on Tuesday. “The goal to acco ...

Shortage of fire trucks affects work in agricultural areas in Syria’s Manbij

NPA Syria - 2021-05-31 13:17
MANBIJ, Syria (North Press) – “The shortage of fire trucks and work supplies prevents the coverage of all agricultural lands that should be protected from fires during this time of the year,” the official of the Fire Brigade of the People’s Municipality i ...

Kurdistan PM and Iraqi minister talk Erbil-Baghdad agricultural cooperation

Kurdistan24 - 2021-05-30 23:17

Agricultural production shortage in Syria’s Suwayda force emigration

NPA Syria - 2021-05-30 14:23
SUWAYDA, Syria (North Press) – Hamid Tarabieh, a science teacher and a farmer at the same time, from the eastern countryside of Suwayda, southern Syria, found his moving to the city as an urgent need for him and his family, after he was overburdened by th ...

Raqqa’s agricultural committee warns of disaster if Turkey continues seizing Euphrates water

NPA Syria - 2021-05-19 19:52
Local officials in the Agriculture Committee in #Syria’s #Raqqa warn that if Turkey does not release Syria’s share of the #Euphrates River soon, it will mark disaster for the agriculture sector in the region. The post Raqqa’s agricultural committee warns ...

Agricultural production in Girê Spî drops by 50% due to Turkish' water war

ANF - 2021-05-18 12:11
Girê Spî Agriculture Directorate officials said that the agricultural production in Girê Spî decreased by 50 percent due to the dry season and the lowering of the Euphrates water level. ...

NIFA Invests $10.77M in Agricultural Animal Reproduction, Welfare and Wellbeing Research | National Institute of Food and Agriculture

USDA - 2021-05-13 01:59

Turkey’s seizure of Euphrates causes disaster: Agricultural engineers in Raqqa

NPA Syria - 2021-05-12 21:32
Agricultural engineers in #Raqqa, north #Syria, said that the drying up of agricultural lands has become a real danger threatening large areas in the regions irrigated by the #Euphrates River. The post Turkey’s seizure of Euphrates causes disaster: Agricu ...

Turkish forces and mercenaries burn fields in Shehba and Kobanê

ANF - 2021-05-11 16:17
Occupation forces set villagers’ fields on fire in Shehba and Kobanê as the Turkish army’s attacks on agricultural areas in occupied territories of North-East Syria continue. ...

Seasonal agricultural workers: ‘Deprived of hygiene, detached from education’ - Esmer Değirmen - english

Bianet - 2021-05-10 18:03

Tigris and Euphrates water level drops by 50% in Iraq

NPA Syria - 2021-05-09 16:57
The drought that occurred in the Tigris River and the consequent environmental, health, agricultural, and service repercussions in the northern region of #Syria have caused concern in #Iraq. The post Tigris and Euphrates water level drops by 50% in Iraq a ...

Fires broke out in agricultural crops in Syria’s Hama following government forces’ bombing

NPA Syria - 2021-05-04 21:35
The sources added that bombing the agricultural lands led to the outbreak of fires in wheat and barley crops. #Idlib #Syria The post Fires broke out in agricultural crops in Syria’s Hama following government forces’ bombing appeared first on North press a ...

Lack of fertilizers delayed cotton cultivation: Syria’s Raqqa farmers

NPA Syria - 2021-05-02 16:54
Farmers are supported with agricultural supplies through peasants associations, which are local organizations that coordinate between the farmers and the Agricultural Community Development Company. #Raqqa The post Lack of fertilizers delayed cotton cultiv ...

Turkey’s seizure of Euphrates threatens lives in Syria’s Aleppo countryside

NPA Syria - 2021-05-02 13:20
ALEPPO COUNTRYSIDE, Syria (North Press) – Turkey’s seizure of the Euphrates River, which has decreased to an unprecedented level, threatens the lives of thousands of residents in the eastern countryside of Aleppo and affects agricultural development. Mean ...

Agricultural projects prepared for summer season

NPA Syria - 2021-05-01 19:17
According to the farmers, their "simple projects" need support and attention from the Agriculture Board and organizations. #AANES The post Agricultural projects prepared for summer season appeared first on North press agency. ...

Landmine explodes in Syria’s Hama, casualties reported

NPA Syria - 2021-04-27 13:57
HAMA, Syria (North Press) – On Tuesday, a civilian was killed by a landmine on agricultural land north of Hama, central Syria, which is held by the Syrian government forces. Local sources told North Press that the mine exploded on agricultural land in the ...

Residents of Syria’s Qamishli grind wheat amid lack of bread

NPA Syria - 2021-04-25 21:54
Residents of more than 30 villages near the town of Tel Kocher, in the countryside of northeast #Syria’s #Qamishli, suffer from a lack of bread, and families are forced to grind sterilized agricultural wheat and barley to make bread at home. The post Resi ...

Agricultural areas in Ain Issa risk drying out

ANF - 2021-04-22 22:07
Agricultural areas in Ain Issa risk drying out as the Turkish state reduces the water flowing through the Euphrates River. ...

Opportunities in Iraqi Kurdistan Agricultural Sector - United States Department of State

United States Department of State - 2021-04-20 23:18

Targeting, mines stop farmers from harvesting in Syria’s Idlib

NPA Syria - 2021-04-18 21:46
Owners of agricultural lands in #Syria's #Idlib, located on the frontlines between Turkish-backed armed groups and Syrian government forces, suffer from the danger of mutual targeting and mines planted on both parties' sides. The post Targeting, mines sto ...

American troops conduct patrol in Syria’s Derik countryside

NPA Syria - 2021-04-13 15:17
DERIK, Syria (North Press) – On Tuesday, American troops conducted a military patrol in the countryside of Derik, northeast Syria. The military patrol exited the agricultural Airport, which the Global Coalition uses as a helipad, in the village of Rubariy ...

Agricultural Burn Turns Into Massive Fire

Yahoo - 2021-04-13 09:19

American forces conduct military patrol in Syria’s Derik countryside

NPA Syria - 2021-04-06 10:31
DERIK, Syria (North Press) – On Tuesday, American forces conducted a military patrol in the countryside of Derik, in far northeast Syria. Local sources told North Press that the American patrol left the agricultural airport in the village of Rubaria, sout ...

A written test for students wishing to study for the MA

Rojava University - 2021-04-02 06:14
Students wishing to study a master's degree in the agricultural and petroleum engineering departments apply for a written test. Therefore ...

25 Farmers Honored On The Last Day Of Agricultural Fair - कृषि मेला के अंतिम दिन 25 किसानों के किया सम्मानित - Chandauli News

Amarujala - 2021-03-27 01:04

Turkey continues to use water as a weapon in Northern and Eastern Syria

ANF - 2021-03-13 12:17
The occupying Turkish state is using the Euphrates water as a weapon against Northern and Eastern Syria. This threats the environment but also reflected in the production of agricultural areas. ...

Reducing water level of the Euphrates brings damage to agriculture

ANF - 2021-03-05 16:30
Fadil Mustafa, co-chair of Raqqa Irrigation Bureau, said that reducing the water level of the Euphrates River has negatively affected agricultural projects. He emphasized that the occupant Turkish state subjects the people of the region to starvation. ...

Md. Agricultural Education Foundation accepting scholarship applications

Yahoo - 2021-03-03 21:23

If you want to see colorful butterflies then come to Dr Rajendra Prasad Central Agricultural University Pusa

Jagran - 2021-02-17 12:44

in fatehabad Now NOC will not be required to install tubewells for agricultural operations - Haryana Fatehabad Local News

Jagran - 2021-02-16 10:48

नए कृषि कानूनों पर सरकार और किसान नेताओं में बातचीत आज, जानिए किन अहम मुद्दों पर होगी चर्चा | New Farm Law Farmer Protest Kisan Andolan Three New Agricultural Laws

Tv9hindi - 2021-02-16 02:40

VOA60 World 26-Jan-2021

Dengî Amerîka - 2021-01-26 18:44
Thousands of Indian farmers protest agricultural reforms ...

Agricultural projects for displaced women from Serêkaniyê

ANF - 2021-01-01 15:14
Kongreya Star Women's Economy Committee has developed agricultural projects for the immigrant women from Serêkaniyê in a 5 thousand 800 decares of agricultural land. ...

How Turkey’s energy, agricultural policies depopulated Kurdish-majority regions (Part 1) | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2020-12-06 09:26

Agricultural development following the liberation of Deir ez-Zor

ANF - 2020-11-11 16:22
Deir ez-Zor Agriculture Directorate, affiliated to the Deir ez-Zor Civil Council, provides significant support to farmers for agricultural development in the region. ...

Kurdistan Region site of largest agricultural product smuggling entry point in Iraq: spokesperson

Rûdaw - 2020-09-24 07:15

Cousin of Sakarya victims says authorities try to cover up attack

ANF - 2020-09-06 11:51
Şirin Demir spoke with ANF about the racist attack against his cousins and nephews who are seasonal agricultural workers in Sakarya. ...

Turkish government supports exploitation of seasonal workers

ANF - 2020-09-04 13:53
The Secretary General of the agricultural and forestry workers' union Tarım Orkam-Sen, sharply criticizes the AKP regime. The government is on the side of the capital and against any organization of the workers in the question of seasonal work, he says. ...

Attack injures Deir ez-Zor Agricultural Committee Co-chair

ANF - 2020-08-15 16:28
The co-chair of Deir ez-Zor Agricultural Committee survived the attack with injuries. ...

Turkey systematically leaves Rojava without water

ANF - 2020-08-05 16:24
Three months ago, the Turkish water authority had massively reduced the flow of the Euphrates. The agricultural sector in northern Syria, which depends on irrigation, is suffering massive damage. ...

Deposed co-mayor joins agricultural cooperative in Dersim

ANF - 2020-07-22 18:54
Deposed co-mayor Songül Doğan of the municipality of Akpazar in the province of Dersim continues her works in an agricultural cooperative. ...

Fires that hit agricultural crops in NE Syria

The Global Coalition - 2020-07-17 23:41
After more than 4,175 hectares of agricultural crops were set to fire across NE #Syria in 2019 and hundreds more this year, see how #Deir_Ezzour fire fighting brigade with the support of the coalition have been trying to save the crops. Article Fires tha ...

Occupation forces set fire to fields in Afrin

ANF - 2020-07-14 20:14
Occupation forces continue destroying the agricultural lands in northern Syria. ...

Agricultural cooperative in Tirbespiyê

ANF - 2020-07-10 13:59
Five years ago, four women founded an agricultural cooperative in Tirbespiyê. Today, forty women work there and the cooperative covers a large part of the demand for vegetables in the Northern Syrian region. ...

Iraq agrees to export oil to Lebanon in exchange for agricultural products: reports

ESTA - 2020-07-04 11:17

HDP: Agricultural workers killed by exploitation and negligence

ANF - 2020-06-28 11:32
Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) Labor Commission co-chair deputy Şaziye Köse issued a written statement about the 'accident' in which agricultural workers died in Konya. ...

More agricultural land set on fire in Til Temir

ANF - 2020-06-28 08:45
Occupation forces continue destroying the agricultural lands in northern Syria. ...

Turkey’s mercenaries set fire to fields in al-Bab

ANF - 2020-06-26 17:17
Occupation forces continue destroying the agricultural lands in North-East Syria. ...

Artillery attack starts fire in a village near Til Temir

ANF - 2020-06-24 18:59
Occupation forces continue destroying the agricultural lands in northern Syria. ...

UPDATE 1-Turkey accuses France of exacerbating Libya crisis - Agricultural Commodities - Reuters

Reuters - 2020-06-18 07:28

Greenpeace: Turkey May Have Problems in Obtaining Some Agricultural Products - english

Bianet - 2020-06-12 20:29

700 women defend agricultural lands in the Cizire region

ANF - 2020-06-12 18:52
In the Cizire region of northeastern Syria, 700 women from the autonomously organized women's structures of the Social Defense Forces are involved in patrols to protect against arson. ...

5,000 hectares of agricultural land near Til Temir occupied

ANF - 2020-06-12 13:38
The occupation troops occupied 5,000 hectares of fields around Til Temir. 2,000 hectares of crops ready for harvest have been burned. ...

Cultivated lands set on fire in Til Temir

ANF - 2020-06-10 18:30
Occupation forces continue destroying the agricultural lands in northern Syria. ...

Field fires in Manbij destroy 250 hectares of agricultural land

ANF - 2020-06-07 11:47
The field fires in Manbij, ignited by artillery fire from the occupying forces, have already destroyed 250 hectares of agricultural land since the beginning of the harvest season. ...

Revenge Units claim responsibility for action in Ceylanpınar

ANF - 2020-06-05 12:30
Martyr Salih Kandal Revenge Units set fire on a wheat field and a hay baler machine belonging to General Directorate of Agricultural Enterprises (TIGEM) in Ceylanpınar, province of Urfa. ...

Albanian seasonal agricultural workers could go to Greece by mid-May - Greek City Times

Greekcitytimes - 2020-06-02 02:09

Occupiers set cultivated land on fire in Til Berak

ANF - 2020-05-29 17:35
Invaders set agricultural lands on fire in Şêrawa, while 440 acres of cultivated land in Til Berak have been reduced to ashes. ...

Agricultural lands set on fire in Shehba

ANF - 2020-05-27 18:15
Occupation forces continue their crimes against the people of North-East Syria. ...

Urban gardening in Qamishlo

ANF - 2020-05-25 11:09
The people of Rojava and North and East Syria use imaginative methods to widen agricultural production. ...

Occupation forces set fire to fields in Zirgan

ANF - 2020-05-24 21:46
As part of its occupation strategy, Turkey is deliberately setting fire to cultivated areas in the autonomous region of North-East Syria. After Til Temir, the agricultural lands in Zirgan region are now on fire. ...

Invading Turkish-linked mercenaries burn lands in Til Temir

ANF - 2020-05-23 17:37
The invading Turkish state and its mercenaries burned agricultural land in the villages of Til Temir. The invaders are attacking people and firefighters who want to extinguish the fire. ...

Attacks start a fire in agricultural land in Shehba

ANF - 2020-05-22 09:35
Burning down the grain fields of people is among the most common methods of the Turkish state forces and jihadist proxies in northern Syria. ...

Arson in Rojava reaches new dimension

ANF - 2020-05-17 16:46
Systematic arson in Rojava represents a new quality of threat from the occupying forces. In Til Temir, fire on agricultural land has been raging for two days and attempts to extinguish the fire have been prevented by targeted shelling of the population. ...

Occupiers burn down agricultural land in al-Bab

ANF - 2020-05-13 18:01
In a village east of the Turkish-occupied town of al-Bab in northern Syria, Islamist proxies set fire to agricultural land. ...

Turkish state-linked mercenaries set lands on fire in Eyn Îsa

ANF - 2020-05-12 21:59
The fire started by the invading Turkish state and its mercenaries on the agricultural lands of the people in the villages west of Eyn Îsa is still on. ...

Turkish forces set fire to agricultural lands in Ain Issa region

ANF - 2020-05-12 16:38
The Turkish state’s genocidal campaign seeking to invade North and East Syria in violation of international law has continued since October 2019. ...

Turkish-backed factions loot agricultural crops in Heseke

ANF - 2020-05-10 18:34
The villages used to be inhabited by Christians, Kurds and Arabs, while most of the population abandoned them except for a few Arabs. ...

‘If Seasonal Agricultural Workers Cannot Find a Job, Child Labor will Increase’ - Hikmet Adal - english

Bianet - 2020-05-07 13:43

Putting out the first fire in an agricultural field in Al-Raqqa

SDF Press - 2020-05-06 07:54
Al-Raqqa – The fire brigade of the initial response team hurried to put out the first fire in a barley agricultural field in Hattin farm which is located 9 km north-west of Al-Raqqa. The fire that reached the barley field came from an agricultural nursery ...

Vegetable production in Shehba for displaced people from Afrin

ANF - 2020-04-23 15:51
The agricultural committee of Shehba starts to grow vegetables to supply the more than 100,000 internally displaced persons from Afrin. ...

The Rehabilitation of Irrigation Regulators.. Their Importance and Role

SDF Press - 2020-02-17 07:07
Raqqa – Al Balikh irrigation canal is considered the only canal that transports irrigation water from the Euphrates Dam lake to agricultural lands. The canal irrigates wide lands measuring more than 30 thousand hectares, extending from the city of Tabqa, ...

Public property office in Raqqa leases agricultural land for residents

SDF Press - 2020-01-29 21:59
Al-Raqqah – The Public Property Office of the Agriculture and Irrigation Committee in Raqqa has leased 25,200 dunums of agricultural land for residents in order to benefit from it during the agricultural year 2020, taking into account the preservation of ...

Mass Grave Found in Anbar

BAS News - 2019-12-15 21:35
ERBIL - A mass grave, containing hundreds of bodies, has been found in the Iraqi province of Anbar. According to Iraqi reports, the grave was discovered in the village of Fayaz in Fallujah. It was found reportedly while working on an agricultural field. ...

Russia's Gazprom Neft says oil output in Kurdistan reached 3 mln T - Agricultural Commodities - Reuters

Reuters - 2019-12-04 08:21

Hevsel Gardens, a wonder of nature colors

ANF - 2019-11-29 12:08
Hevsel Gardens, which has been for 8 thousand years an agricultural area in Amed and has been included in the UNESCO World Cultural Heritage list, are experiencing an explosion of colors with the arrival of the autumn. ...

Investment in Iraqi Kurdistan’s agriculture being neglected: minister

E-Kurd - 2019-11-23 09:22
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Minister of Agriculture and Water Resources Begard Talabani has said that investment in the Kurdish Region’s agricultural sector is being neglected. “We are working on amen ...

UPDATE 2-Syria gov't raps occupation, opposition urges justice as peace panel opens - Agricultural Commodities - Reuters

Reuters - 2019-10-31 01:52

Kurdistan's Pearl starts bond marketing for gas field expansion - Agricultural Commodities - Reuters

Reuters - 2019-10-11 20:27

Following tomatoes, KRG temporarily halts imports on pomegranates

Kurdistan24 - 2019-10-04 10:15
The Kurdistan Region’s geography offers arable lands and ample agricultural opportunities, according to local economists. (Photo: Archive) ...

KRG promises to invest in agricultural sector, support market for local farmers

Kurdistan24 - 2019-08-21 11:30

Taqa says July oil output from Kurdistan tops 1 mln barrels - Agricultural Commodities - Reuters

Reuters - 2019-08-21 09:02

Village of my country .. Rabia farm

SDF Press - 2019-08-06 19:42
Raqqa – Rabia farm is located west of Raqqa city and is 8 km away from it and the agricultural lands separate it from the outskirts of Raqqa city. It extends between Qahtaniya farm in the north and Ya’arub farm in the west and Hawi Hawa village in the sou ...

Turkey caused flooding of houses and lands in Girê Spî

ANF - 2019-07-30 10:11
Two thousand hectares of cultivated agricultural land and hundreds of houses were flooded in Girê Spî due to the occupation of the Turkish state. ...

Beekeeping in rural of Raqqa

SDF Press - 2019-07-23 15:11
Raqqa – Beekeeping has taken an important role in the life of the people of Raqqa rural after the revival of agricultural activity amid the efforts of the Directorate of Agriculture in Raqqa to form a group of beekeepers to organize their work and provide ...

Al Gareen Farm … a perfect model for securing food security requirements

SDF Press - 2019-07-16 06:27
Tabqa-The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) opened the Second Gareen Farm, one of the city’s leading agricultural projects, providing food and milk products to the military forces, as well as providing employment for 200 male and female workers. The opening ...

Brother Killed by Sibling in Kurdistan's Koya

BAS News - 2019-06-23 01:31
ERBIL - Two brothers on Saturday evening went into trouble over a certain agricultural issue in the Kurdistan Region's Koya district, near capital Erbil, where one of the siblings killed the other, local police confirmed. Head of Koya Police Directorate ...

Five died in fire in Til Koçer

ANF - 2019-06-16 08:47
Five people who were trying to extinguish the fire in agricultural land in Til Koçer died while 3 others were injured. ...

Sinjar: Farm Fires Put Scores of Yezidi Mass Graves at Risk

BAS News - 2019-06-14 00:31
ERBIL - The recent fire incidents in Sinjar has put scores of Yezidi Mass graves at a great risk, a Kurdish official said on Thursday. Due to the burning of several crops and other agricultural fields in Sinjar and the surrounding areas, many of the mass ...

Fires in Dirbêsiyê and Til Hemîs continue to spread

ANF - 2019-06-11 20:29
The fires that started on agricultural lands in Dirbêsiyê and Til Hemîs continue spreading. ...

Firefighters control a fire in Jarniyah

SDF Press - 2019-06-10 22:50
Tabqa-Today, the fire brigade managed to take control of a fire that broke out in agricultural land near Al-Jarniyah village in the countryside of Tabqa and the firefighters managed to extinguish the fire before extending to wider areas. In this regard, t ...

Iraq Reveals Cause Behind Widespread Farm Fires

BAS News - 2019-06-09 11:51
ERBIL — The Iraqi Civil Defense Service has investigated the growing number of fire incidents in agricultural lands across the country which have burned thousands of acres. According to an official statement, 35 cases were deliberate fires by farmers the ...

Turkish forces set fire to agricultural lands in Dirbêsiyê

ANF - 2019-06-08 17:10
The Turkish invasion army continues its crimes in northern Syria. ...

Khanaqin: Kurdish Farmer Injured in IED Blast

BAS News - 2019-06-08 14:36
ERBIL — An improvised explosive device (IED) went off at a Kurdish farmer on Saturday in a village near Khanqin, Diyala province. A local security source told BasNews that the blast was in the agricultural lands around Yousif Beg village. The victim was ...

Turkish army and its mercenary allies spread fires in Afrin

ANF - 2019-06-02 13:55
The occupying Turkish army and its mercenary allies set fire to agricultural fields in the villages of Cilbirê and Bênê. ...
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