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Palestine takes tangible steps in its 2020 agricultural clusters plan

The Palestinian Ministry of Agriculture is raising its GDP contribution to 30% over the next three years.
A Palestinian woman picks olives at a farm in the central Gaza Strip October 8, 2019. REUTERS/Ibraheem Abu Mustafa - RC1BD96C5E00
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RAMALLAH, West Bank — The Palestinian Ministry of Agriculture is gearing up to announce a second agricultural cluster in Tubas governorate in the northeast of the West Bank.

Minister of Agriculture Riad al-Atari told Al-Monitor, “The Council of Ministers was supposed to announce the Tubas agricultural cluster on Nov. 25, but this was postponed due to the existence of emergency political items to be discussed. The matter was postponed to the Cabinet session on Dec. 2.”

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