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News Algeria: Major State support to go to water conservation and gene pool

ALGIERS- Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Rachid Benaissa said Sunday that the major State's support for agriculture sector in 2010 will go to water conservation and gene pool.

The minister, in a national radio broadcast, said the sector will benefit this year of 210 to 220 billion dinars for rural and agricultural revival and to support the activities relating to research and technical assistance. Not only our country has not an important Useful Agricultural Surface (UAS), but there is a water shortage according to experts, he added.

We cannot overcome such hindrances through the introduction of the technology relating to water conservation and the rational use of different inputs, or the introduction of technical methods to improve farmers and breeders' productivity, he stressed.

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News type Inbrief
File link http://www.semide.dz/En/news/news_item.asp?NewsID=10010310
Source of information Algeria EMWIS NFP
Subject(s) AGRICULTURE , DRINKING WATER , DRINKING WATER AND SANITATION : COMMON PROCESSES OF PURIFICATION AND TREATMENT , INFRASTRUCTURES , MEASUREMENTS AND INSTRUMENTATION , NATURAL MEDIUM , POLICY-WATER POLICY AND WATER MANAGEMENT
Relation http://www.emwis.org/countries/fol749974/country411475
Geographical coverage Algeria
News date 06/01/2010
Working language(s) ENGLISH
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