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Fighting in Syria Impinges on Wheat Production

Intensified fighting in Syria's main wheat-growing areas in the north this year will make it even more difficult for farmers to access fields and could hamper planting more cereals this season, a senior U.N. food agency official said. Conditions for farmers were deteriorating despite a favorable weather outlook indicating a good rainy season for a second year in a row, said Abdessalam Ould Ahmed, the U.N's Food and Agriculture Organization's assistant director-general and...

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