4th MedSpring Annual Meeting and Finale Conference
25 May 2017

4th MedSpring Annual Meeting and Final Conference

4th Annual Meeting of the MedSpring General Assembly and Final Conference: “The MedSpring legacy for Euro-Mediterranean Cooperation on R...
The PRIMA initiative
11 May 2017

The PRIMA initiative

In recent years, the agricultural sector in the Mediterranean has been suffering from severe water shortages and decreasing crop yields....
MedSpring will participate in Seeds&Chips Global Food Innovation Summit
02 May 2017

MedSpring will participate in Seeds&Chips...

Follow-up of the 1st “Euro-MedHackathon on Eco-Efficiency in the Agro-Food Chain”.  Seeds&Chips Global Food Innovation Summit - May 8-...
Developing sustainable value chains in Morocco
21 April 2017

Developing sustainable value chains in Morocco

Agriculture contributes significantly to Morocco’s economy and employs 40 percent of the country’s workforce. But the sector continues to...
Story of a trip to Jordan and Palestine
07 April 2017

Story of a trip to Jordan and Palestine

"This project will help us become a green campus" From 14 to 16 March 2017, the ENPI CBC Med Programme together with representatives of...

News

Tilos, Greece: the first island in the Med to run entirely on wind and solar power

Tilos, Greece: the first island in the Med to run entirely on wind and solar power

Tiny Tilos, in the Dodecanese, is a pioneering nature reserve. Now, Greece’s ‘green island’ is set...
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New pioneering partnership of 19 countries to tackle water and food shortages

New pioneering partnership of 19 countries to tackle water and food shortages

A new Partnership on Research and Innovation in the Mediterranean Area (PRIMA) will soon start to...
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The MedSpring legacy for Euro-Mediterranean Cooperation on R&I | Livestreaming

MedSpring Final Conference | Brussels, 7th July 2017 The event aims at presenting the activities...
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Water-Energy-Climate Nexus in Jordan

Jordan is the world ́s second most water-scarce country. Energy consumption accounts for around 73...
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Green energy for the people of Lebanon

ME Green’s four founders—Wajdi Habib, Lara El Khoury, Philippe El Khoury, and Thierry Laulom—are...
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Energy perspectives for Egypt

While many countries across the world are grappling with the twin problems of a growing population...
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Economic downturn spurs return to family farms

In the face of economic hardships, many young Greeks return to work the family olive groves that...
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Egypt food security in wake of climate change and water scarcity

Egypt has relied on the Nile, the world’s longest river, as the main source of fresh water, since...
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Pollution, desertification and women’s rights linked

Pollution and desertification have a disproportionate impact on women and children, the Sisterhood...
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A renewable energy future rests on consensus

Along with Morocco, Jordan is one of the model countries in the Middle East and North Africa when...
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Eco-Heat, the portable slow-cooker from Morocco

"It is an ancestral technique that has been adopted by past generations.” Beyond its appearance,...
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GROW grows its grassroots in Greece

A vibrant crowd of farmers, growers, food communities and rural development agencies gathered in...
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Energy islands: Symbols of transformation and independence

Malta epitomises the value of islands in leading the transition to cleaner sources of energy, and...
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Three projects to improve water supply started in Balqa

Construction of three projects to improve water supply and reduce water loss has begun in Balqa...
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Egypt launches initiative to keep farmers from bailing on their land

The Egyptian government has launched a new initiative aimed at preventing farmers from abandoning a...
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Biofuel and solar energy on the rise

Both the Egyptian government and private companies are looking to increase the production of green...
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My permaculture experience at Zaytuna farm

Discovering permaculture The past nine months have gone by so quickly it is hard to believe all...
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Working on more productive and sustainable horticulture in Morocco

Horticulture in Morocco has to become more sustainable and productive. Researchers of Wageningen...
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Climate Action – lessons from Jordan

Jordan has pledged to unconditionally reduce its greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 1.5% before 2030...
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Quenching the Thirst for Water in Egypt's Western Desert

The oases of the Western Desert depend on a sole water source for their survival: the Nubian...
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Mideast: Growing Urbanisation Worsens Water Scarcity, Food Imports

Conflict and insecurity remain the key barriers to development progress in the Middle East and...
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Climate projects among finalists of MENA Women Entrepreneurs contest

Women entrepreneurs were awarded prizes for acting with distinction for a resilient future in the...
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