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1. Cyprus seeks EU support to keep youth in countryside

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-seeks-eu-support-to-keep-youth-in-countryside

Cyprus is seeking support from the European Union in its efforts to bring about the demographic regeneration of its rural areas, Minister for Agriculture Maria Panayiotou......

2. Cyprus faces growing threat from drug-resistant bugs: Is there hope?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-faces-growing-threat-from-drug-resistant-bugs-is-there-hope

In a bid to tackle a global health challenge, Cyprus is ramping up efforts to reduce the use of antibiotics in its livestock sector. This initiative comes as antimicrobial resistance poses a serious threat worldwide, leading to millions of deaths annually....

3. Producers must increase goat and sheep's milk in Halloumi

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/producers-must-increase-goat-and-sheep-s-milk-in-halloumi

Agriculture Minister Maria Panayiotou announced on Saturday a new decree to adjust milk quotas for making Halloumi cheese with Protected Designation of Origin (PDO) status. She also revealed financial support measures for the sector....

4. Green Line: Trade and crossings surge, irregular migration declines

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/green-line-trade-and-crossings-surge-irregular-migration-declines

Trade and personal crossings across the Green Line in Cyprus saw significant increases in 2023, while irregular migration dropped by more than 50%, according to the annual European Commission report on the implementation of the Green Line Regulation published Thursday....

5. Cyprus joins European effort to combat desertification in rural areas

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-joins-european-effort-to-combat-desertification-in-rural-areas

Cyprus participates in a new project aimed at combating desertification in rural areas of Southern Europe and Northern Africa, the Cyprus Institute said in an announcement on Thursday....

6. EU funds drive Cyprus organic plant production with €5.2M

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-funds-drive-cyprus-organic-plant-production-with-€5-2m

The Cyprus Agricultural Payments Organization (CAPO) has disbursed over 5 million euros to beneficiaries under Action A.A. 1.4 - Organic Plant Production of Cyprus' Strategic CAP Plan for the 2023-2027 programming period....

7. Salata Farm wins Award for Excellence in halloumi production

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/salata-farm-wins-award-for-excellence-in-halloumi-production

A farming family in Pachna is steadfastly continuing Cyprus's rich cheese-making heritage. Situated in an ideal location with its own microclimate......

8. Over 100 animals killed in Paphos wildfires

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/over-100-animals-killed-in-paphos-wildfires

Recent fires have destroyed more than 3,000 hectares of farmland in the Paphos region, impacting the areas of Psathi, Polemi, Choulou, and Agios Dimitrianos, according to Deputy Director of the Agriculture Department Konstantis Spanassiis. ...

9. Countries must create greenspaces by 2050, according to new EU law

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/countries-must-create-greenspaces-by-2050-according-to-new-eu-law

The European Union has approved a new law aimed at restoring nature across its member countries, according to a report by Kathimerini's Alexandra Voudouri. ...

10. Eco-friendly farming ideas from Safe-H2O-Farm project meeting

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eco-friendly-farming-ideas-from-safe-h2o-farm-project-meeting

Earlier this month, The Cyprus Institute hosted the first annual meeting of the PRIMA Safe-H20-Farm project....

11. Israeli settler defies US sanctions, gains community aid to access frozen funds

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israeli-settler-defies-us-sanctions-gains-community-aid-to-access-frozen-funds

For weeks after being sanctioned by the United States, Yinon Levi struggled to pay the bills, living at his farming outpost atop a hill in the occupied West Bank. But the Israeli settler’s problems didn’t last....

12. UN marks first International Day of Potato

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-marks-first-international-day-of-potato

Today is the first UN International Day of Potato, an effort to celebrate and promote the potato's critical role in improving global nutrition, fighting hunger and poverty......

13. MED9 ministers align on crisis strategies for agriculture

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/med9-ministers-align-on-crisis-strategies-for-agriculture

The Agriculture Ministers of the MED9 group called for enhancement and promotion of crisis measures in the context of the Common Agricultural Policy......

14. Farmers seize control, policemen caught off guard in occupied territories

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/farmers-seize-control-policemen-caught-off-guard-in-occupied-territories

A demonstration outside the prime minister's residence in the occupied territories erupted into chaos on Monday as farmers, supported by various trade unions, NGOs, and political groups, voiced their grievances....

15. Turkish Cypriot farmers protest lack of government dialogue

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-cypriot-farmers-protest-lack-of-government-dialogue

Turkish Cypriot farmers are ramping up their demonstrations in the occupied territories, voicing their frustration over the absence of meaningful discussions with the authorities of the self-proclaimed state....

16. Berry bliss awaits you on May 24

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/berry-bliss-awaits-you-on-may-24

The sweet aroma of ripe strawberries will fill the air as Deryneia gears up for the annual Pancyprian Strawberry Festival on Friday, May 24, 2024, starting at 4:45 PM....

17. ''Cyprus has the potential to become a model of sustainability in Europe''

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-has-the-potential-to-become-a-model-of-sustainability-in-europe

In a recent interview during the first-ever Green Agenda Cyprus Summit held at the Hilton in Nicosia, environmental economist and sustainability advocate, Professor Cameron Hepburn, delved into the pressing need for Cyprus to embrace a green transition...

18. Tractors block streets with beets and manure in EU protest

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tractors-block-streets-with-beets-and-manure-in-eu-protest

Farmers threw beets, sprayed manure at police and set hay alight on Tuesday as hundreds of tractors again sealed off streets close to the European Union headquarters, where agriculture ministers sought to ease a crisis that has led to months of protests across the 27-member bloc....

19. Small farms dominate 85% of EU agricultural aid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/small-farms-dominate-85-of-eu-agricultural-aid

Farmers with small farms constitute more than 85% of the beneficiaries of Common Agricultural Policy subsidies in Cyprus, Minister for Maria Panayiotou said in her intervention......

20. Efforts underway to preserve native Cypriot cattle breed

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/efforts-underway-to-preserve-native-cypriot-cattle-breed

A collaborative effort among Cypriot stakeholders aims to revitalize the dwindling population of the native Cypriot cattle breed, which has faced endangerment since the mechanization of agriculture post-1960....

21. The feathered ''employees'' of Akaki Grove

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-feathered-employees-of-akaki-grove

When Elena Christoforou was five years old, her godfather, who lived in England, had given her a BBC videotape, a series narrated by David Attenborough ...

22. Cyprus farmers deserve fair treatment in green shift

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-farmers-deserve-fair-treatment-in-green-shift

The green transition is necessary, but in order for it to be fair and efficient, the reduction of farmers' incomes must be compensated with appropriate funding, Agriculture Minister Maria Panayiotou......

23. Wastewater leak sparks environmental crisis in Achna

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/wastewater-leak-sparks-environmental-crisis-in-achna

Nikos Vassilas, the community mayor of Achna, has raised alarms about potential impacts on crops, the water table, and the environment following a leakage of wastewater from farmers' tanks near the community's dam....

24. Farmers erect barricades, confront police at EU summit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/farmers-erect-barricades-confront-police-at-eu-summit

Tensions escalated between farmers and police in Brussels as agriculture ministers from the 27 EU countries convened today. ...

25. Greek farmers descend on Athens protesting economic hardships

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-farmers-descend-on-athens-protesting-economic-hardships

In a demonstration mirroring concerns across Europe, Greek farmers drove tractors into Athens on Tuesday to protest outside parliament, citing issues with rising energy costs, foreign competition, and recent flooding. ...

26. Farmers rev up tractors in protest against EU agricultural policies

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/farmers-rev-up-tractors-in-protest-against-eu-agricultural-policies

In the third such demonstration within eight months, Cypriot farmers steered their tractors through city streets, protesting against what they perceive as the European Union's misguided policies in the common agricultural policy....

27. Cypriot farmers' protests send ripples across Europe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-farmers-protests-send-ripples-across-europe

The surge of farmers' fury has reverberated in a manner unprecedented for Brussels, the nerve center of European decision-making....

28. Farmers protest outside European Parliament over taxes and imports

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/farmers-protest-outside-european-parliament-over-taxes-and-imports

In a fervent display of frustration, angry farmers ignited fires outside the European Parliament building in Brussels today, venting their grievances against taxes, escalating costs, and the influx of cheap imports....

29. Ministry directs immediate compensation for potato producers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ministry-directs-immediate-compensation-for-potato-producers

Following the recent onslaught of hailstorms and heavy rains wreaking havoc on potato farms in the free Famagusta district, Minister of Agriculture, Rural Development......

30. Vultures' feeding frenzy at Limassol restaurant sparks poisoning concerns

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/vultures-feeding-frenzy-at-limassol-restaurant-sparks-poisoning-concerns

In a peculiar dining affair at the Limnatis restaurant in Limassol, vultures and kites are emerging as avid patrons of ''fine dining,'' as per a statement from the Birdlife Cyprus, which posted a video from the scene....

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