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  • Oceans of fish

    Oceans of fish

    October 1, 2013

    Representing almost two thirds of food exports from Morocco, the fishing sector has traditionally been an economic mainstay. Despite some obstacles, the sector is growing by capturing higher value-added activities. Endowed with a 3,500 kilometer coastline, Morocco is considered a world leader for certain seafoods. Fishing provides the kingdom with jobs, food security and foreign… Read more

    #Africa #Fisheries #Morocco
    #Guide Morocco 2012
  • Growing agriculture

    Growing agriculture

    September 30, 2013

    Morocco’s agricultural sector has doubled in a decade. Now the country is developing high value added products for export while covering domestic needs. In 2010, the agricultural sector amounted to $8.5 billion or 14% of Morocco’s GDP, according to the Ministry of Agriculture. This is almost twice the contribution of a decade ago. And agriculture… Read more

    #Africa #Agriculture #Morocco
    #Guide Morocco 2012
  • Food power

    Food power

    September 23, 2013

    The food industry is one of most dynamic sectors of Chile’s economy representing around 24% of its GDP. Chile˙s food exports have grown at an average annual rate of 10% over the past ten years, making it the world’s fastest-growing food exporter. By 2010 exports had risen to more than $11.6 billion compared to $5… Read more

    #Agriculture #America #Chile
    #Guide Chile 2012
  • Salmon exports leaping back

    Salmon exports leaping back

    September 21, 2013

    Chile’s fish farming industry began with private sector initiatives and despite occasional setbacks the industry is awash with opportunities for entrepreneurs to get involved in the industry’s future. Chilean salmon fisheries are recovering from the outbreak of infectious salmon anemia (ISA) in 2007 which severly damaged one of the country’s leading exports . Salmon production… Read more

    #America #Chile #Fisheries
    #Guide Chile 2012
  • Export champion

    Export champion

    September 20, 2013

    Wine is one of Chile’s most emblematic exports, recognized worldwide for its quality and variety. With the growing popularity for Chilean wine around the world, the industry aims to grow even more. Wine grapes are not native to the Americas. They arrived in the 1500s with the Spanish missionaries who needed wine to celebrate the… Read more

    #America #Chile #Wine
    #Guide Chile 2012
  • Good times ahead

    Good times ahead

    September 7, 2013

    Nigeria’s alcoholic beverage industry is set to grow as the economy improves. Brewing is considered one of the fastest growing industries in Nigeria and beer is the most popular of all alcoholic beverages consumed, accounting for approximately 92% of all alcoholic drinks sold in 2010. Beer consumption has continued to increase due to brand loyalty,… Read more

    #Africa #Beverages #Nigeria
    #Guide Nigeria 2012
  • Addressing agriculture

    Addressing agriculture

    September 7, 2013

    The Nigerian government is waking up to the fact that agriculture can play a key role in lessening the country’s dependence on oil, reduce food imports and feed its people. Despite its huge population and vast arable land, Nigeria agriculture capacity has dwindled in recent years. The country spends trillions of Naira annually on food… Read more

    #Africa #Agriculture #Nigeria
    #Guide Nigeria 2012