The MedSpring Narrative
18 July 2017

The MedSpring Narrative

In this animated infographic Claudio Bogliotti, project coodinator, described 4 years of MedSpring: impacts, results and data.  Presented...
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-...
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

Death of the Nile

Death of the Nile

The world's longest river is sick - and getting sicker Booming populations have dirtied and drained...
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Water and sand: Is groundwater-based farming in Jordan's desert sustainable?

Water and sand: Is groundwater-based farming in Jordan's desert sustainable?

Sustainability of groundwater-based agriculture is questionable in Jordan’s highland due to...
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Local producers teach Ammanites food preservation methods

Mouneh food programme features some of the main food preservation techniques including salting,...
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Implementing an open source database to monitor water related SDG in Tunisia

The 2030 Agenda was accepted in September 2015 in New York by the global heads of state and have...
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Olive mill wastewater: from a pollutant to green fuels, agricultural water source and biofertilizer

An environmentally friendly strategy for the valorization of olive mill wastewater to converts it...
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Water heat pumps to be subsidised by 40%

Pumps offer alternative to solar water heaters. The government today announced a 40 per cent...
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Supplemental irrigation for improved water use efficiency

This practice presents a way to increase the efficiency of water use by supplemental irrigation (SI...
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FAO trains 800 farmers and labourers on improving agricultural practices

Improving agricultural practices and reducing loss and waste of grapes and tomatoes in Nubaria,...
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Rural Family Society wins international award for greywater project

In a desert town infamous for its environmental adversities, a public school for girls is hosting a...
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GCF project seed funding to help grow agricultural resilience in Morocco

If you enjoy citrus fruit, you most likely have tasted a clementine from Morocco, and there is a...
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Water map uses design to raise awareness on scarce resource

The theme of this year’s Amman Design Week triggered the imagination of five local designers to...
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The importance of decentralized solar energy

The implementation of solar cookers across Moroccan communities is proving to be a great example of...
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Raised beds for improving crop water productivity and water efficiency

Egypt has been suffering from severe drought and is going to face an even stronger scarcity of...
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Facing an even hotter, drier climate, Jordan testing desert agriculture

In a patch of barren land that hasn't yielded crops for centuries, engineers from the Sahara Forest...
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Promoting young entrepreneurs in Moroccan rural areas

Promoting young entrepreneurs in rural areas through the creation of economic activities in Morocco...
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Egypt’s organic cotton pioneer guarantees a closed value chain

SEKEM had not only been pioneering Organic cotton in Egypt, the initiative also guarantees a closed...
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Water security in Morocco

From August 27 to 31, 2017, Stockholm, Sweden's capital city, will host World Water Week, the World...
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Energy sharing: Egypt becoming a hub?

Egypt’s potential in being an energy hub in the region has been thoroughly discussed on Monday...
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UN project in Egypt helps farmers improve food security

A United Nations project in Egypt aims to enhance best agricultural practices among local farmers...
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Jordan: financing for 51 MW PV plant secured; country’s largest solar plant of 103 MW built

Jordan continues to send the world positive solar PV news and updates. pv magazine examines the...
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New life for the Dead Sea

Israelis, Palestinians and Jordanians join to counter a regional water crisis and save the Dead Sea...
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Emerging Practices from Agricultural Water Management in Africa and the Near East

Thematic Workshop - CIHEAM Bari, Bari, Italy | 28-31 August 2017 The development of the water...
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