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1. World Bank to assist in Akamas tourism development

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/world-bank-to-assist-in-akamas-tourism-development

The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Costas Kadis and the Deputy Minister of Tourism, Savvas Perdios, met with representatives of the World Bank, on Thursday, in order to formulate a tourism strategy for Akamas....

2. After halloumi, now the potato patent

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/after-halloumi-now-the-potato-patent

Another product is being registered by the Ministry of Agriculture, Rural Development, and Environment. This is the red potato, the country's second most important agricultural product, ...

3. EU Health Commissioner to visit vaccine production plant in South Africa

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-health-commissioner-to-visit-vaccine-production-plant-in-south-africa

EU Commissioner for Health Stella Kyriakides will visit a vaccine production plant and an mRNA technology hub whilst in South Africa. She will be in the country from Thursday to Saturday,...

4. In a first for Cyprus, a €21.000 fine was imposed for bird poisoning

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/in-a-first-for-cyprus-a-€21-000-fine-was-imposed-for-bird-poisoning

For the first time in Cyprus, a €21,000 fine has been imposed for using poisoned bait to kill wild birds....

5. Kadis: 'Akamas local plan to be implemented before the elections'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kadis-akamas-local-plan-to-be-implemented-before-the-elections

Today's Council of Ministers meeting will address the local plan for Akamas. An issue that remains a source of contention between the Ministries of Interior and Agriculture,...

6. Nikos Christodoulides’ program for the next five years

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/nikos-christodoulides-program-for-the-next-five-years

Cypriots will go to the polls on February 5 to elect the 8th President of the Republic. The campaign began very early compared to previous elections and will intensify during the remaining few weeks. ...

7. Unemployment rises to 6.8% in third quarter of 2022

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/unemployment-rises-to-6-8-in-third-quarter-of-2022

Unemployment in Cyprus in the third quarter of 2022 rose to 6.8% of the total workforce, compared with 6.6% in the respective period of last year, according to the Labour Force Survey, published by the Statistical Service of Cyprus (Cystat) on Thursday....

8. Elections: President touts Averof's role in government's success

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/elections-president-touts-averof-s-role-in-government-s-success

The dilemma in view of the February 2023 elections is the continuation of stability or experimentation, President Anastasiades said on Saturday, as the presidential campaign continues....

9. Bird flu: 'No reason to panic', says Minister

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-minister-no-reason-to-panic

There is no reason to panic, the situation is manageable and all the protocols of the Health and Agriculture Ministries have been implemented from the first moment for the avian flu cases detected in Famagusta district, said the Minister of Health, Michalis Hadjipantela, after his meeting on Wednesday with the competent authorities on the matter....

10. Wasted food can feed starving people worldwide four times over

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/wasted-food-can-feed-starving-people-worldwide-four-times-over

Food waste is one of the most important challenges we are faced with today, Agriculture Minister Costas Kadis said on Tuesday, adding that it leads to serious economic, social and environmental repercussions on the entire planet....

11. Program to combat desertification in Cyprus and Greece gets underway in Nicosia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/program-to-combat-desertification-in-cyprus-and-greece-gets-underway-in-nicosia

LIFE AgrOassis, a program that aims to tackle the desertification of land in Cyprus and Greece, kicked off today, during an event in Nicosia....

12. EC approves 7.75m aid for Cyprus agricultural sector

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ec-approves-7-75m-aid-for-cyprus-agricultural-sector

The European Commission has approved a 7.75 million euro Cypriot scheme to help some agricultural producers through direct grants, in order to deal with the side effects of Russia's invasion of Ukraine....

13. US regulators say lab-grown chicken is safe to eat

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-regulators-say-lab-grown-chicken-is-safe-to-eat

A meat product grown in a lab has been cleared for human consumption for the first time....

14. Turtles Aphrodite and Anastasia returned to sea

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turtles-aphrodite-and-anastasia-returned-to-sea

Two more green sea turtles (Chelonia mydas), Aphrodite and Anastasia, returned recently back to their natural habitat after being found injured last August and receiving extensive treatment, the Fisheries and Marine Research Department of Cyprus’ Agriculture Ministry announced on Wednesday....

15. Humanity hits eight billion mark

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/humanity-hits-eight-billion-mark

A baby born somewhere on Tuesday will be the world's eight billionth person, according to a projection by the United Nations....

16. The first 'Mountain Agriculture of Troodos' products have hit the market

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-first-mountain-agriculture-of-troodos-products-have-hit-the-market

Another innovative project led by the Cyprus Institute is taking shape, with the introduction of the first fruits and vegetables bearing the quality label "Mountain Agriculture Troodos" to the market....

17. The future of civil protection in the Mediterranean

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-future-of-civil-protection-in-the-mediterranean

The Nicosia Risk Forum 2022, which begins on Tuesday at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Larnaca, strives to be a game changer in Mediterranean civil protection....

18. 'Cyprus Tomorrow': A plan made by Cypriots for Cypriots

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-tomorrow-a-plan-made-by-cypriots-for-cypriots

The importance of the "Cyprus - Tomorrow" National Plan was highlighted by Government Spokesperson and Cabinet Ministers, who attended a special promotional event in Nicosia on Saturday....

19. Anastasiades reveals Cypriot initiative on climate change at COP 27

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-reveals-cypriot-initiative-on-climate-change-at-cop-27

The Cypriot initiative on climate change will be presented by the President of the Republic, Nicos Anastasiades, at the UN Climate Summit, COP27, which began on Sunday in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt, amid growing calls for rich countries to compensate poorer ones and states most vulnerable to climate change....

20. Prepare for an increase in grain prices

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/prepare-for-an-increase-in-grain-prices

Agriculture Minister Costas Kadis told 'K' that there is no concern about grain sufficiency in the Cypriot market at this time, explaining that strategic stocks of grains received in the summer remain in importers' silos. ...

21. Cyprus' hourly labor costs in 2020 was at €18.10, with some exceptions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-hourly-labor-costs-in-2020-was-at-€18-10-with-some-exceptions

Based on the findings of the Labor Cost Survey (LCS) conducted by the Cyprus Statistical Service, the hourly labor cost was set at €18.10 with 2020 serving as the benchmark year....

22. Government, Parliament, candidates, and your dog's heart

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-government-parliament-candidates-and-your-dog-s-heart

In comparison to humans, a dog, your dog, can sniff more than 100,000 times. His hearing is exceptionally acute, and he can hear your heartbeat without using a stethoscope, allowing him to perceive your emotions....

23. 'Cyprus made': When to expect the branded products

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-made-when-to-expect-the-branded-products

Local products can now be branded as Cypriot-made. After a year of work, consultations, and procedures, as well as research into international examples, a new brand name for Cypriot products has been developed: Cyprus Made - Unique by origin....

24. 70% less wildlife in the world in less than half a century

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/70-less-wildlife-in-the-world-in-less-than-half-a-century

The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) reported a steep decline in the world's wildlife population in a report released last Thursday. The figures show a 69% drop from 1970 to 2018, a drop of less than half a century....

25. Average employee gross earnings up 3.2% in 2021

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/average-employee-gross-earnings-up-3-2-in-2021

The average gross monthly earnings of employees for 2021 increased by 3.2% compared to 2020 to €2,067, reaching a decade high....

26. The price increase of halloumi is justified, Minister of Agriculture says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/the-price-increase-of-halloumi-is-justified-minister-of-agriculture-says

The slight increase recorded in the price of the halloumi cheese is justified, Minister of Agriculture Costas Kadis said on Thursday....

27. 5.8% of the total cultivated area of Cyprus is dedicated to organic products

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/5-8-of-the-total-cultivated-area-of-cyprus-is-dedicated-to-organic-products

The EU Organic Day – September 23 – is seen as the ideal opportunity to widely celebrate the organic sector and to evaluate Europe’s progress towards achieving its goal of 25% organic land by 2030....

28. No more plastic bags in supermarkets from October 1st

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/no-more-plastic-bags-in-supermarkets-from-october-1st

In October, Cyprus will take action and reduce the use of plastic, according to a bill passed in 2022 that comes into force on October 1. Consequently, from the first of October, products such as plastic cotton swabs, cutlery, plates and so on will be banned from the market....

29. Only PDO halloumi available in the market from today

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/only-pdo-halloumi-available-in-the-market-from-today

As of today, inspectors from the Ministry of Agriculture have started inspections in supermarkets and store refrigerators to remove non-PDO branded halloumi products....

30. Employing Turkish Cypriots in ROC can play a key role in reunification

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/employing-turkish-cypriots-in-roc-can-play-a-key-role-in-reunification

In a letter to Nicosia, the European Commission is calling for the upgrading of skills and the promotion of Turkish Cypriots in specific sectors of employment in the Republic of Cyprus, hoping that such a development will create a win-win situation....

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