Agriculture

22-11-2012
A team of vets has launched a vaccination campaign against foot-and-mouth disease, so far treating more than 6,000 sheep.
18-11-2012
Libya's Ministry of Agriculture has provided an update on its activities during the first seven months of 2012.
18-11-2012
Some 60 cases of the highly infectious foot and mouth disease have been reported in livestock near Sirte.
17-11-2012
A group of Libyans wounded in last year’s conflict held a protest outside a fuel storage depot in Misrata, temporarily preventing lorries from transporting petrol.
16-11-2012
A representative of a group of Italian food producers recently visited a date production factory in Houn to discuss possible involvement.
12-11-2012
The Ministry of Agriculture has appointed a committee to oversee development in the Kufra and Sareer areas.
29-10-2012
The Ministry of Agriculture has asked its Sudanese counterpart to ensure that exports of live animals are properly coordinated with the Libyan veterinary authorities.
21-10-2012
Libya's Minister of Economy, Ahmed al-Koshly, says that the authorities have coordinated the import of livestock for Eid and also reduced customs duties to help ease pressure on meat prices.
16-10-2012
Libya's Ministry of Economy says that over a quarter of million sheep have so far been imported specifically for the Eid al-Adha feast in late October.
16-10-2012
Tunisia and Libya have reportedly agreed to establish a new customs control centre for animals and animal products at the Ras Jedir border crossing.
10-10-2012
Libya's Ministry of Agriculture has reportedly signed an agreement to work with the Italian health ministry on veterinary medicine.
07-10-2012
Libya's Ministry of Agriculture says it has distributed 264 tonnes of sheep fodder to farmers in the past 12 months.
07-10-2012
Canada says that the Libyan authorities have granted permission for the import of breeding cattle for the first time since 2003.
02-10-2012
According to the Beirut-based Daily Star newspaper, Lebanon is seeking to export apples to the Libyan market.
01-10-2012
Libya's Ministry of Agriculture said that last year's conflict caused substantial damage to its assets, including buildings and livestock, and also resulted in production losses.