FAFS hosts the launch of the 2018 Global Food Policy Report: Food Security from Global to MENA
11 July 2018

Food Security from Global to MENA

Under its seminar series, the Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences (FAFS), along with its Food Security Program, and in collaboration...
Pushing toward the integration of crop-livestock and conservation agriculture
22 June 2018

Pushing toward the integration of crop-livestock...

Reliance on crop residues to feed livestock has hindered the adoption of conservation agriculture. A modern farming town in northern...
Researchers see water at root of Tunisia’s inequality problem
08 June 2018

Researchers see water at root of Tunisia’s...

A couple of hours drive inland from the cosmopolitan capital of Tunis sits Medjez El Bab, a provincial town that has relied on income from...
Forum on Agriculture, Rural Development and Migration in the Mediterranean
14 May 2018

Forum on Agriculture, Rural Development and...

A better understanding of the drivers and impacts for forward-looking policies and programmes. International migration and its impacts on...
State of play on climate in the Mediterranean
04 May 2018

State of play on climate in the Mediterranean

2018 UfM Climate Week in Barcelona | 23-25 April 2018. The Mediterranean region is one of the world’s climate change hotspots where the...

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Tunisia set to launch use of drones in agriculture pilot project

Tunisia set to launch use of drones in agriculture pilot project

Tunisia is set to launch the pilot of a project aimed at using drones in agriculture. This is will...
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The reality of Egypt’s water supply

The reality of Egypt’s water supply

Upon hearing the government had passed a law to reduce cultivation of rice and freeze cultivation...
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Circular water economy introduced on Greek islands

On Thursday and Friday at Lavrio in Attica, 27 partners, including some leading European...
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Growing barley in the desert

When considering the need to develop agriculture in the world, to grow food for animals or people,...
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Food Security from Global to MENA

Under its seminar series, the Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences (FAFS), along with its Food...
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Malta's new water

Water is a limited resource in the European Union (EU), with one-third of the EU territory...
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Greening the desert with permaculture

“I have never seen soil like this before” was the comment that Bill Mollison made during a visit to...
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The right to a green home

Dozens of homes in Jordan have been retrofitted to meet "green" standards, allowing their...
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Web-based tool offers innovative solutions in support of rural development

The Rural Solutions Portal is a user-friendly repository of knowledge and information about...
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Fundamental shift in drought management needed in Near East and North Africa region

FAO report calls for a more pro-active and long-term planning to become more resilient against...
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Stopping the leak, boosting the SDGs

Tal Abbas El Gharbi — a village situated in Lebanon’s north-western corner — is thirsty. The...
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Pushing toward the integration of crop-livestock and conservation agriculture

Reliance on crop residues to feed livestock has hindered the adoption of conservation agriculture....
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Water purification technology: a needed investment for MENA countries

While Egypt’s desalination methods provide vast amounts of water, studies raised concerns over how...
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Food Computers

What is a Food Computer? The Food Computer is a controlled-environment agriculture technology...
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Mind the Gap: bringing climate-smart solutions to the field in Tunisia

Technological innovation in the small farm sector of developing countries is one of the key...
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The use of economic instruments in water management in Egypt, Morocco and Tunisia

Mediterranean‐African countries (MACs) face a major water crisis. The annual renewable water...
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Green hope

Can planting trees bring social change to marginalized regions in Tunisia? Tunisia is, after Jordan...
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How to convert dead fruit trees into fuel without ruining the planet

In light of increasingly scarce energy resources and a general shift toward eco-friendly energies,...
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New measures expected to incentivise investment and grow Tunisia's agricultural sector

Agriculture in Tunisia mostly consists of olive oil, cereals, dates, fruits and vegetables. In...
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Jordan’s first female plumbers breaking taboos and helping to solve the country’s water crisis

Jordan’s first female plumbers are helping reduce water waste in a country where water is scarce....
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Algeria invests in desert fish farming to boost food production

The nation hopes to feed its growing population and diversify its oil-based economy by tapping the...
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Invention could ease Jordan’s water-scarcity problem

In his research, Mohsen Abu Haifa focuses not only on finding new sources of water, but also on...
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