Agricultural Sector Sample Clauses

Agricultural Sector. Another sector contributing to the Maltese economy is the agricultural sector. This sector faces a number of challenges which have a direct impact on the sector, varying from the physical limitations of the land parcels to the scarcity of water. Agriculture is inherently dependent on the use of natural resources. Whilst the sector in itself is a major source of pressure, improved awareness of the ecosystem services upon which it is dependent is essential for its continued existence. The status of water resource, soil quality and biodiversity is an integral factor to agriculture production. Water and energy are important inputs, for both livestock and arable farms. Nevertheless, fresh vegetables that passed through organised markets in 2012 amounted to 38,542 tonnes, yielding a wholesale value of €17.1 million. This resulted in a decrease of 9.2% in volume and an increase of 2.1% in the wholesale value when compared to 2011. The volume of fresh fruit decreased by 16.4%, from 3,223 tonnes in 2011 to 2,694 tonnes in 2012 whereas the wholesale value of fresh fruit also decreased by 6.8% in comparison to 2011. 133 When taking into consideration direct sales, own consumption and sales to processors, the estimated production of fresh vegetables amounted to 70,170 tonnes, a decrease of 15% on 2011. The estimated producer value of fresh vegetables went down by 5.5% to €35 million in 2012. The 131 Transport Statistics 2013, National Statistics Office, Malta, 2013. 132 Ibid. 133 Agriculture and Fisheries 2012, National Statistics Office, 2013. estimated fruit production increased by 3.9% to 9,804 tonnes, while the estimated producer value of fresh fruit increased by 1.8% to €7.1 million in 2012.134 Animal production went down by 12.5% to 11,020 tonnes, resulting from a decline in the carcass weight of slaughtered bovines (-1.5%), swine (-22.6%) while an increase was registered for broilers (2.1%). Consequently, the producer value of slaughtered livestock declined by 6%, from €24.3 million in 2011 to €22.8 million in 2012. 135 Gross agricultural production at producer prices for 2012 is estimated to have amounted to €133.6 million (+0.14 %). After taking into consideration losses and intra-unit consumption, the final agricultural production at producer prices decreased by 0.5% to €125.9 million. The producer value of crop output, which amounted to 38% of final agricultural production, went down by 5.75% in 2012, mainly due to a decrease in the value of potatoes (-64.9...
Agricultural Sector strengthening of the Borrower’s capabilities to: (a) analyze sector and policy issues and their linkages with macro-economic policies; (b) within the framework of its overall privatization policies, design, implement and monitor an action program for the privatization of agricultural production enterprises, including the basis for the revision and streamlining of land tenure legal framework; and (c) carry out: (i) a rural survey; (ii) a study to develop forest and wildlife management strategies; (iii) subsectoral and pre-investment studies; and

Related to Agricultural Sector

  • Agricultural cooperation The aims of the cooperation on agriculture will be: (a) to promote sustainable rural development through the exchange of experience, generation of partnership and execution of projects in areas of mutual interest such as: agricultural innovation and technology transfer for the development of small farming, the conservation and management of the water resource for agricultural use, the application of good agricultural and agro industrial practices, including gender approach in development policies and strategies, among others; (b) to promote the exchange of relevant information for agricultural exports between the 2 markets; and (c) to develop a training program addressed to leader producers, technicians and professionals for the application of new technologies in order to increase and improve agriculture and animal husbandry productivity and competitiveness, in particular of value added products.

  • Agricultural Export Subsidies 1. The Parties share the objective of the multilateral elimination of export subsidies for agricultural goods and shall work together toward an agreement in the WTO to eliminate those subsidies and prevent their reintroduction in any form.

  • Department of Agriculture United States Department of Agriculture at 0-000-000-0000, 000-000-0000, or xxxx:// to determine those specific project sites located in the quarantined area or for any regulated article used on this project originating in a quarantined county. Regulated Articles Include

  • Agriculture 1. Closed to Foreign Investors « For each individual crop cultivation in an area less than or equal to 25 hectares: - Main food crops are corn, soy, peanuts, green beans, rice, cassava, sweet potato; other food crops are wheat, oats, barley, rye, millet, taro, and other food crops not classified elsewhere (ISIC 0111, 0112). « For each individual crop cultivation in an area less than 25 hectares: - Estate crops as follows: > Sugar cane and other sweetening plant cultivation, tobacco plantation, rubber and other producing latex plantations, cotton plantation, textile raw material crop plantation, Medicinal/pharmaceutical crop plantation, essential oil crop plantation, and other crop plantation that is not classified in other location (ISIC 0111, 0112) > Coconut plantation, palm plantation, beverage material crop plantation (tea, coffee, and cocoa), cashew plantation, peppercorn plantation, clove plantation, and other spices crop plantation (ISIC 0113) - Breeding and propagation of the following: > Jatropha curcas plantation, sugar cane and other sweetening plants, tobacco plant, rubber and other latex producing plants, textile raw material plant, medical/pharmaceutical plant, cotton plant, essential oil plant, and other plants that are not classified in other location (ISIC 0111, 0112) > Coconut plant, palm plant, plants for beverage material (tea, coffee, and cocoa), cashew plant, peppercorn plant, clove plantation, and other spices plant (ISIC 0113) - Breeding and Propagation of Forest plants (ISIC 0111, 0200) « Pig breeding and farming in a quantity less than or equal to 125 heads, native chicken ("ayam xxxxx") and its cross- breeding and farming (ISIC 0122) « Plantation processing product business industry below certain capacity according to Regulation of Minister of Agriculture Number 26 of 2007: - Dry Clove Flower Industry (ISIC 0140) « Capturing and Propagating Wildlife from natural Habitat except reptiles (snake, lizard, turtle, soft shell turtle and crocodile) (ISIC 0150)

  • Cultural Resources If a cultural resource is discovered, the Purchaser shall immediately suspend all operations in the vicinity of the cultural resource and notify the Forest Officer. Operations may only resume if authorized by the Forest Officer. Cultural resources identified and protected elsewhere in this contract are exempted from this clause. Cultural resources, once discovered or identified, are not to be disturbed by the Purchaser, or his, her or its employees and/or sub- contractors.

  • IRANIAN ENERGY SECTOR DIVESTMENT In accordance with Section 2879-c of the Public Authorities Law, by signing this contract, each person and each person signing on behalf of any other party certifies, and in the case of a joint bid or partnership each party thereto certifies as to its own organization, under penalty of perjury, that to the best of its knowledge and belief that each person is not on the list created pursuant to paragraph (b) of subdivision 3 of Section 165-a of the State Finance Law (See xxxxx://

  • Health, Safety and Security 22.2.1 The University and the Association agree to promote safe, secure and healthy working conditions and procedures, and to encourage Members to adopt and follow sound health, safety and security procedures in the performance of their work.

  • Sector All sectors Sub-Sector : - Industry Classification : - Level of Government : Central and Regional Type of Obligation : National Treatment Senior Management and Board of Directors Description of Measure : National Treatment and the Senior Management and Board of Directors obligations shall not apply to any measure affecting the grant of licenses and permits. This shall include but not be limited to equity restrictions, minimum investment thresholds, duration or validity, areas or hectarage and other conditions and requirements. Source of Measure : -1987 Constitution of the Republic of the Philippines. -Foreign Investments Act of 1991 (R.A. No. 7042, as amended by R.A. No. 8179). -Omnibus Investments Code of 1987 (E.O. No. 226, as amended). -People's Small-Scale Mining Act of 1991 (R.A. No. 7076). -Philippine Mining Act of 1995 (R.A. No.

  • Health & Safety (a) The Employer and the Union agree that they mutually desire to maintain standards of safety and health in the Home, in order to prevent injury and illness and abide by the Occupational Health and Safety Act as amended from time to time.

  • CULTURAL DIVERSITY The Cultural Diversity Requirement generally does not add units to a student's program. Rather, it is intended to be fulfilled by choosing courses from the approved list that also satisfy requirements in other areas of the student’s program; the exception is that Cultural Diversity courses may not satisfy Culture and Language Requirements for B.S. students. For example, Anthropology 110 can fulfill (3) units of the Behavioral Science requirement and (3) units of the Cultural Diversity requirement. This double counting of a class may only be done with the Cultural Diversity requirement. U . S . H I S T O R Y I N S T I T U T I O N A L R E Q U I R E M E N T HIST 17A, 17B, 17BH, 8A, 12, 14, 16