Agriculture

26-04-2012
An official from Libya's Ministry of Agriculture has said the government will import 1 million tonnes of wheat in 2012, with Europe, Canada and the US expected to be the main suppliers.
25-04-2012
Ireland's Minister of Agriculture said on 25 April that he expected the Libyan authorities to lift a ban on importing Irish and EU beef that has been in place since 1996.
20-02-2011
Libya produced 10,151 tonnes of wild fresh fish, 1,605 tonnes of canned tuna and 135 tonnes of canned sardines in 2010, according to official figures carried in the Al Shams newspaper.
13-02-2011
The head of Libya's Grain Production Authority, Ali Arhouma, told Reuters on 9 February that Libya expected to import around 1.3m tonnes of wheat in 2011.
05-12-2010
The Libya Africa Investment Portfolio (LAP) and a diversified Mozambican agro-food firm, Ubuntu, launched a rice production venture on 29 November, according to Noticias, a Mozambican newspaper.
28-11-2010
The Libyan-Syrian Investment Company has signed an agreement with the Syria-based Arab Centre for the Studies of Arid Zones and Dry Lands (ACSAD) to set up joint cooperation programmes, Al Shams reported.