The budget will also give a 3 per cent interest subsidy to farmers in 2011-12, up from 2 per cent previously, and raises the target for loans to the farm sector
The importance attached to the farm sector
stems from the fact that it touches the life of every individual in society.
Summary: Morocco has the resources to press ahead with farm sector
reform, even if many foreign investors are unwilling to commit for now, industry officials said.
One of the major ills of Cuba's state-run farm sector
is "the excess of nonproductive personnel," Granma conceded Nov 10.
The country, once the heart of the ancient world's fertile crescent, has been struggling to make its own farm sector
more productive after decades of war, sanctions and neglect.
A plenary session of the Tariff Team finally wrapped up the list of primary goods to be exempted from value added tax (VAT) expected to boost the farm sector
Historically, the first quarter has had the highest farm jobless rate, Grammy said, adding that he anticipates the next several months should see greater employment in the farm sector
as crop harvest gets into high gear.
Our forestry sector is in worse shape than the farm sector
Most proposals by the Tenancy Reform Industry Group to boost the tenant farm sector
have been accepted by Defra, including changes to legislation.
Mr O'Rourke declared: "The farm sector
is in crisis, and a high-level group on farm incomes is required as a matter of urgency to develop solutions to the problems facing the industry.
Concerns have been raised that the debt suspension scheme could cost huge amounts in government subsidies and cause instability in the state-run Bank of Agriculture and Agricultural Cooperatives (BAAC), a major lender for the farm sector
17 Kyodo Japan and France agreed Friday to continue to work together, particularly in the farm sector
, toward an early launching of a new round of global trade negotiations under the World Trade Organization (WTO), a Japanese official said.