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...
Observatories on Food, Water and/or Energy in the MPC area
15 March 2017

Observatories on Food, Water and/or Energy in the...

5TOI_4EWAS is updating the Catalogue of Mediterranean Partner Countries Observatories on food energy, water and transversal issues. The...

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Farmers: a dying breed?

Farmers: a dying breed?

Farming will not survive another 10 years, according to Paul*, a 40-year-old born into a family of...
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Red-Dead project ‘everlasting solution’ to water shortages in Jordan

Red-Dead project ‘everlasting solution’ to water shortages in Jordan

Unconventional water sources are the Kingdom’s long-term solution to its water dilemma, government...
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Euro-Med Hackathon winning teams at Global Food Innovation Summit

Here are some photos showing the three winning teams of the 1st “Euro-MedHackathon on Eco-...
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How is Morocco contributing to achieve food security in Africa?

Food security has been a salient feature of Morocco’s cooperation in Africa as evidenced with the...
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Panic over the red devils threatening to strip Tunisia of its grand palm trees

A red palm weevil infestation is decimating trees and posing a threat to the country’s date crop, a...
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Egypt looks to the future with renewable energy plan

The vista in the central province of Minya is as empty as far as the eye can see except for rows...
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The Manifesto of the European Mezzogiorno

Targeting sustainable bioeconomy: a new development strategy for Southern European countries. This...
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'Oriental Nights' powered by Wind and Solar: Arabian World Is Pushing for Renewables

The world's running out of oil, there is no denial. However, the oil price has already been sinking...
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The PRIMA initiative

In recent years, the agricultural sector in the Mediterranean has been suffering from severe water...
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FAO and ICARDA join forces to promote decent work and gender equality in Egypt

The stakeholder validation workshop on rural women and decent employment in Egypt, organized...
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FAO Introduces Preventive Measures for Olive Quick Decline Syndrome in Egypt

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) inaugurated a training of...
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Egypt: Space to grow

Fertile land is at a premium in Egypt. Reclaiming the desert is repeatedly proposed as the solution...
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WFP brings MIT-developed ‘food computer’ technology to Jordan

If you walked onto the grounds of the World Food Programme’s (WFP) country office in Amman last...
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Electric' bacteria can purify sewage water - fast

Harnessing bacteria that produce electricity and break down organic waste, a European research...
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Digitising Dynamics: the Solar Energy Sector in Egypt

Open Data in Solar Energy. Clean and renewable energy is a building block of any sustainable and...
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Jordan: a new approach to agriculture

Farmers in Jordan resent the statistical conclusion which states that agriculture contributes only...
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Tunisia, the pursuit of energy independence

Tunisia, an emerging country in North Africa, is historically presenting an energy mix mainly based...
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MedSpring will participate in Seeds&Chips Global Food Innovation Summit

Follow-up of the 1st “Euro-MedHackathon on Eco-Efficiency in the Agro-Food Chain”.  Seeds&Chips...
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SwitchMed demonstration activities are being implemented on the ground

Seven projects implementing circular economy measures are running effectively. In Algeria, the 2...
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Agriculture in the Mediterranean region: a transnational call dedicated to Young Researchers to be open soon

The countries of the Mediterranean basin face a number of similar problems in relation to...
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EU-Mediterranean partnership for food and water projects

Coreper approves the "PRIMA" initiative. The EU will help to develop water provision and agro-food...
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How to unblock growth through Agriculture in Tunisia?

Opportunities to develop a more equilibrated development model are possible by pushing Agriculture...
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