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arable

Able to be cultivated.
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Nine years ago, in the Menufiya governorate, the NUCA approximately 70,000 acres of arable land in the Sadat area.
In the Philippines, around 33 million hectares or 45 percent of arable lands are affected by soil degradation making them unsustainable and less productive," she explained.
We don't have water in the Gulf, but we have it somewhere else, so we can invest in fertile, arable land elsewhere to overcome food challenges," said Al Qasemi.
According to preliminary calculations, owners of arable land of 10-300 decares will receive BGN 45 per decare in 2015, depending on the number of approved applications of farmers.
The combination of rising food demand and reduced arable land makes it difficult for China to feed itself in the not so distant future.
In Saudi Arabia, arable land is very limited; therefore, it is highly challenging for it to produce adequate food, said Pegasus Agritech.
Although subsidies have been raised and more state-owned farmland has been put at the farmers' disposal, only in the eastern region of the country, from about 50,000 ha of arable land, as many as 15,000 ha are uncultivated.
Ismail briefed Al-Khalifa who are on a visit to the country during these days, when he met him at his office, on the investment opportunities in Sudan, particularly in the agricultural domain, urging the Bahraini investors to invest in Sudan, revealing allocation of arable land area of about 100,000 acres in the Northern State to the State of Bahrain all procedures of which have been completed, explaining that the coming days will witness the signing of an agreement on this issue between the State of Bahrain and the National Authority for Investment.
GREAT WAR Inquiries show that whilst arable land in the vicinity of the famous course has been ploughed up for agricultural purposes, so far the actual running track of the Grand National and other races has not been interfered with.
The government classifies 78% of this arable land under the euphemistic "spontaneous pastures" label, while the rest--barely 3% of the total--is used as croplands.
Arable land with organic farming represented just over 2% of the total area of arable land.