Agriculture

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.
31-08-2012
Updated figures from Libya's Ministry of Agriculture report that some 9,994 hectares of land had been harvested in the 2011-2 winter season by the end of July.
30-08-2012
Libya's Ministry of Economy has hosted a workshop with livestock suppliers to discuss import needs for October's Eid al-Adha, granting special permission to import older animals.
29-08-2012
The National Centre for Animal Health, part of the Ministry of Agriculture, says that Libya imported more than 1.1 million sheep for slaughter in May-August.
28-08-2012
The Ministry of Economy has named a new General Manager for the Libyan Export Promotion Center (LEPC), which is responsible for developing the country's non-oil exports.
26-08-2012
The Ministry of Economy has issued a request to companies involved in cattle supply to discuss how to meet market demand during the Eid al-Adha holiday in October.
16-08-2012
A recent Ministry of Economy bulletin on state-subsidised foodstuffs indicates some price increases.
03-08-2012
The state-owned Agricultural Bank has published an interim report showing its total existing loans to the sector stood at LD1.6bn ($1.3bn) at the end of June.
02-08-2012
The North Darfur Minister of Finance says that 10,000 sheep will be flown by air to Kufra airport, in south-east Libya.
30-07-2012
The Sudanese Businessmen and Employers' Federation is reportedly preparing to increase the export of live and slaughtered cattle to Libya, following a recent shipment of 3,000 sheep.
09-07-2012
The Ministry of Agriculture has provided an update on last season's harvest in Libya, as well as other activities in the sector.
08-06-2012
Egypt's Minister of Agriculture and Land Reclamation, Reda Ismail, has issued a decision to stop sheep exports across the Salloum border with Libya due to worries over disease.
05-06-2012
The Ministry of Economy has set the price at which the Libyan government will purchase wheat produced in the 2012 harvest.