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(27 Sep 2011) AP Television Baghdad, September 25, 2011 1. Wide of date-palm farming 2. Various of date trees 3. Exterior of the Agriculture Ministry''''s Date Palm Board 4. Sign reading: (Arabic) ''''''''The Agriculture Ministry''''s Date Palm Board station in Rashdiya district'''''''' 5. SOUNDBITE: (Arabic) Kamil Mikhlif al-Dulaimi, head of the Agriculture Ministry''''s Date Palm Board: "Bombing is one of the most important factors that caused huge damage to these orchards. The drought has also had a great impact on date farming despite the fact the river is near by. But water pumps are unable to operate because of outages of electricity. All these factors have negatively affected the orchards.'''''''' 6. Mid of date trees 7. Mid exterior of the Iraqi State Company for...
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It was once called the Fertile Crescent. The Najaf area south of Baghdad used to feed most of Iraq but this year many farmers didn't even bother to cultivate their fields. Drought has brought water levels to dangerously low levels and with no irrigation, the fields are too parched to plough. A natural sound version of an AFPTV report.
(21 Oct 2015) LEAD IN: Apple farmers in the Northern Kurdish region of Iraq are struggling to harvest their crops due to Turkish airstrikes. Warplanes are attacking on two fronts, one of them targeting the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) which controls much of the apple farming area. STORY-LINE: Tree branches at an Iraqi apple farm are heavy with fruit. But many are likely to go unpicked. The farm's owner considers the job to be too dangerous. This orchard is in the Northern Kurdish region and in an area controlled by the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK). Turkey has been carrying out airstrikes against the group since July. "It affected us because we cannot go to our farms, we cannot go to our planted gardens up in the mountains, and it affected us because we can not take our livesto...
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VIDEO: It boasts tomatoes, cucumbers, lemons and other organic edibles, but the commercial garden that has sprung up in Montreal is like no other -- since it's located up in the air. The greenhouse sit on the rooftop of a massive office building, and offers a model of farming that takes "green" architecture to a new level. Duration: 02:07
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A wide area of northern Nigeria is suffering the effects of fighting between Boko Haram and Nigerian armed forces. More than 40,000 people fled to neighbouring Cameroon. By the time they returned, crops and food stocks had been raided. The ICRC responded by distributing seed and fertilizer to more than 3,500 returning farmers, so they could restart their lives. Ref: AV380A
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(22 Sep 2016) LEAD IN: Farmers are calling on the government to save Iraq's diminished dates industry, which once led the world market. They're asking for loans for farmers and help to combat pests. STORY-LINE: Row upon row of elegant palm trees. After years of wars, sanctions and drought, farmers say it's time to save Iraq's fruit palm industry, which was once at the forefront of the world market. They're especially calling on the government to play a greater role in reviving Iraq's lost golden-age of dates. They want loans for farmers so they can launch new nurseries and buy pesticides. ''Most of the orchards in Iraq have been damaged due to agricultural pests, insects, drought and shortage of electricity. In addition to that, the authorities concerned are no longer able to prov...