Food and Agriculture

05-11-2020

The Syrian government doubled the price of subsidised bread last week after failing to secure enough wheat to meet demand, greatly increasing the risk of food shortages as the winter season approaches. The hike comes shortly after similar price hikes for oil products, leaving many Syrians less and less able to secure their daily needs.

15-04-2020

Syria’s production and export of olive oil—of which the country is among the largest producers in the world—are set to increase slightly this year, despite the recent battles in the Idlib area.