FAO launches new Climate-Smart Agriculture web platform
10 November 2017

FAO launches new Climate-Smart Agriculture web...

New digital resource is a guide to effectively transforming agriculture and food systems To help steer our food systems in a sustainable...
Seawater-grown food
23 October 2017

Seawater-grown food

An agricultural endeavor in Aqaba is using saltwater to alleviate Jordan's strain on food, energy and freshwater production. A high-tech...
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....

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Rehabilitating oases in Tunisia

Rehabilitating oases in Tunisia

Tunisia’s Tamerza Oasis is the largest of more than 200 oases located across the country’s four...
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Water scarcity: A multi-stakeholder high-level workshop

The company ACEA, Italy’s National Water, Energy and Environmental Services multi-utility,...
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The Regional Initiative on Small-scale Family Farming and the SDGs

The publication presents the linkages between the regional Initiative on Small-Scale family Farming...
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From Apricots to Zucchini: the Agro Katina Report

What is the contribution of agriculture to the Maltese economy? What is the effect of the different...
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Jordan joins Mediterranean research effort to tackle water, food insecurity

Jordan has become the 19th country to sign up to an international research effort to tackle water...
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FAO launches new Climate-Smart Agriculture web platform

New digital resource is a guide to effectively transforming agriculture and food systems To help...
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Water - Energy - Food Nexus in Palestine

Addressing water scarcity, both natural and human-induced is considered one of the major and most...
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Constructing the “farm of the future”

“The farm of the future integrates the best of technology and ancient wisdom.” (Omar Hajji) A...
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Egypt turns to urban agriculture to revive historically powerful sector

“It will be a comprehensive agriculture city that includes all necessary facilities and involves...
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Jordan’s youth use innovation to ensure national food security

“We are trying to create a real life ‘Farmville’ in Jordan to ensure food security for all,” said...
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A sustainable future for Jordan

On 19 October 2017, the West Asia – North Africa Institute (WANA) and Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES...
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Egypt, FAO dig 99 wells to face water shortage in Matrouh

“The project in the Matrouh governorate aims to increase the agricultural productivity and achieve...
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Areas dedicated to organic farming in Sidi Bouzid governorate increase

The number of agricultural lands used in organic farming in the governorate of Sidi Bouzid has...
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Seawater-grown food

An agricultural endeavor in Aqaba is using saltwater to alleviate Jordan's strain on food, energy...
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'If the land isn't worked, it decays': Tunisia's battle to keep the desert at bay

With social tensions high and unemployment rife, agriculture offers Tunisians a vital lifeline. But...
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Climate change impacts on Palestinian women

The Palestinian Territories, especially the Gaza Strip, are highly vulnerable to climate change due...
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How to be a rural woman and live to tell the tale!

It’s 5 o’clock and the alarm goes off. She has breakfast and, with the radio in the background, she...
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ICBA, AOAD partner to boost food security in Arab region

The International Center for Biosaline Agriculture (ICBA) and the Arab Organization for...
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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?

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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