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Food and feed prospects to 2020 in the West Asia/North Africa region

Thomas L. Nordblom

Food and feed prospects to 2020 in the West Asia/North Africa region

by Thomas L. Nordblom

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Published by International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas in Aleppo .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementThomas L. Nordblom and Farouk Shomo.
SeriesICARDA social science papers -- 2
ContributionsShomo, Farouk., International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20648646M
ISBN 109291270334

  The edition of the Africa Regional Overview of Food Security and Nutrition reported that in many countries adverse climate conditions were among the reasons for rising levels of hunger.   Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations estimates that a total of 25 million people are under-nourished in the Western Asia and Northern Africa region, and climate change may further exacerbate the food insecurity situation.

Western Asia—or simply West Asia—is the westernmost subregion of includes Anatolia, the Arabian Peninsula, Iran, Mesopotamia, the Levant region, the island of Cyprus, the Sinai Peninsula, and Transcaucasia (partly). The region is considered to be separated from Africa by the Isthmus of Suez in Egypt, and separated from Europe by the waterways of the Turkish Straits and the. Abstract. Within West Asia and North Africa (WANA) 1 there is a wide spectrum of environmental conditions, from the areas of higher rainfall around the Mediterranean and of high elevation in central and eastern Turkey, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Ethiopia, and the Atlas mountains, to the drier steppe and desert areas. Irrigated agriculture is important along the principal rivers but most.

Wheat is the principal staple food in most countries of the Central and West Asia and North Africa (CWANA) region, accounting for 45% of the region’s per capita calorie intake with an average wheat consumption of about kg/capita/year, which is. ABSTRACT This paper reviews food (especially cereal) production trends and prospects for the world and its main regions. Despite fears to the contrary, in recent years we have seen continued progress toward better methods of feeding humanity. Sub-Saharan Africa is the sole major exception. Looking to the future, this paper argues that the.


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Food and feed prospects to 2020 in the West Asia/North Africa region by Thomas L. Nordblom Download PDF EPUB FB2

Nordblom, Thomas L. and Shomo, Farouk, Food and Feed Prospects to in the West Asia/North Africa Region (). ICARDA Social Science Paper No. 2., ICARDA, Aleppo. ICARDA Cited by: Get this from a library. Food and feed prospects to in the West Asia/North Africa region.

[Thomas L Nordblom; Farouk Shomo; International Food Policy Research Institute.]. Record number: Title: Food and Feed Prospects to in the West Asia / North Africa Region. Author(s) Nordblom, Th.L.; Shomo, F.

Publisher: Aleppo, Syria. This paper examines past trends in the small ruminant sector in the West Asia and North Africa (WANA) region; it explains the main driving forces of these trends and their implications for the live Cited by: Nordblom T L and Shomo F Food and Feed Prospects to in the West Asia- North Africa region, ICARDA 2 Social Science Papers, Aleppo, Syria, pp.

Qureshi A W Issues related to sustainable development of livestock production. In: Strategies for sustainable animal agriculture in developing countries. Record number: Title: Food and Feed Prospects to in the West Asia / North Africa Region.

Author(s) Nordblom, Th.L.; Shomo, F. Publisher: International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA), Aleppo, Syria. The North Africa and West Asia (NAWA) region extends from Morocco in the west, through Algeria, Libya, Egypt, Syria, Turkey, Iraq, and Iran in the east.

It coversha and is home to million rural people. West African economic growth rates have been insufficient in most countries to make significant reductions in poverty.

Essentially, West Africa’s farmers and firms produce and trade in highly localized markets and do not achieve the sufficient economies of scale required to attract broad-based investment that could accelerate growth and reduce poverty.

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WASHINGTON, J — A new commitment to regional trade in the region is needed to accelerate agricultural production, boost growth and ensure adequate food for more people, according to a new World Bank report. The report, Connecting Food Staples and Input Markets in West Africa: A Regional Trade Agenda for ECOWAS Countries, calls on governments in West Africa to move.

This paper reviews food (especially cereal) production trends and prospects for the world and its main regions. Despite fears to the contrary, in recent years we have seen continued progress toward better methods of feeding humanity.

Sub-Saharan Africa is the sole major exception. Looking to the future, this paper argues that the continuation of recent cereal yield trends should be sufficient.

Africa: West Africa At Risk of Desert Locusts' Invasion - FAO Nita Bhalla/Thomson Reuters Foundation An adolescent desert locust in Awdal region, Somalia, March 5, As a food writer who has written and studied the national cuisines surrounding the Mediterranean for more than 40 years, I approach the cooking of the region in terms of its key flavors and tastes—the tang of its lemons and pomegranates; the soft textures of its dates and capers; the striking and unexpected combinations of its vegetables and fruits; its olives and olive oil—because these.

Ab2 million people in 13 Southern African countries will suffer food insecurity between now and Marchfollowing low rainfall in the / growing season. This was according to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s Synthesis Report on the State of Food and Nutrition Security and Vulnerability in Southern Africa.

The Central and West Asia and North Africa (CWANA) region is a vast geographic area extending west to east from the Atlas Mountains in Morocco to the fertile irrigated Indus Valley in Pakistan; and from the highland high- rainfall areas of Ethiopia in the south to.

REGIONAL OVERVIEW OF FOOD INSECURITY IN AFRICA Regional Overview of Food Insecurity in Africa African Food Security Prospects Brighter Than Ever.

FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANIZATION OF THE UNITED NATIONS. Accra, b) Most of the people of North Africa/Southwest Asia eat imported food.

c) Irrigation projects often contribute to soil degradation through salinization. d) Drip irrigation techniques developed by Saudi Arabia are now in wide use throughout the region as a way of combating salinization. pacprocessthe International Exhibition for Processing & Packaging in the Middle East and Africa, is a comprehensive and highly-targeted exhibition that addresses the requirements of the food, beverage, confectionery, bakery, pharmaceutical, cosmetics, non-food, and industrial goods sectors in the Middle East and Africa region.

West Africa is made up of 16 nations in close proximity, but still each has its own interesting and unique cultures. While the region's flavors have been greatly influenced by the colonizing. In the intensive mixed systems, food-feed crops are vital ruminant livestock feed resources.

The prices of food-feed crops are likely to increase at faster rates than the prices of livestock products (Rosegrant et al.

Changes in stover production will vary widely from region to region out to (Herrero et al. Large increases. South Africa: Revenue in the Food & Beverages segment is projected to reach US$m in The eCommerce market segment Food & beverages contains the online sale of fresh and packaged foods.

Why? Because Europeans, Caucasian or whites were striped off French, Spanish, Portuguese, English, Swedish and American ships (mostly women) and were then brought to Africa’s “Barbary Coastal states” such as Libya, Tunisia, Algeria, Morocco and Eg.Examines projections of global supply of and demand for food through the year Looks closely at how alternative population, investment, and trade scenarios will affect food security and nutrition status, especially in the developing world.

The authors argue that the world is at risk of maintaining its two-tiered system of food security, with rich and rapidly growing countries enjoying.