EU Policies on Agriculture and Rural Development in the MENA
29 November 2018

EU Policies on Agriculture and Rural Development...

Agriculture plays a significant role in the relations of the EU with countries in the Southern and Eastern Mediterranean (SEM). The Euro-...
Water-Energy-Food-Ecosystem Nexus in the Mediterranean
17 September 2018

Water-Energy-Food-Ecosystem Nexus in the...

Seeking examples of best practices. The European Commission's Joint Research Centre (JRC), the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) and the...
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...

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Monitoring water quality in real-time

Monitoring water quality in real-time

An Internet of Things (IoT) solution using sensors to collect real-time data for monitoring and...
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Middle Eastern countries can overcome pressing challenges by developing a blue economy

Middle Eastern countries can overcome pressing challenges by developing a blue economy

The Blue Economy is becoming an ‘El Dorado’, a new frontier for traditionally arid and water-...
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EU Policies on Agriculture and Rural Development in the MENA

Agriculture plays a significant role in the relations of the EU with countries in the Southern and...
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Water, food, and energy in the Arab World: a collective challenge

A new study called “The Water-Energy-Food Nexus in the Middle East and North Africa” was launched...
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Can startups help solve Middle East water crisis?

Amid exacerbating water shortages hitting the Middle East region, Hatem Marrakchi, a middle-aged...
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Towards inclusive green circular economy in Africa

SwitchMed offered to the Lebanese Switcher, founder of Sustainable mushroom production unit “Lili’s...
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Soil and water conservation techniques in the semiarid region of Sidi Bouzid

Biophysical and econometric analysis of adoption of soil and water conservation techniques in the...
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A Lebanese business is scaling up organic mushroom production while counteracting land scarcity

Wissam Mansour and his family have been growing and harvesting the benefits of mushrooms for many...
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Nador - Net-working for growth

Stability and development of the Mediterranean move by net-working: through the networks that now...
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Regenerating wild crop relatives in the Fertile Crescent

ICARDA is regenerating massive amounts of crop wild relatives in their place of origin – the...
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EU enhances scientific and technological cooperation with Morocco

The European Parliament has approved the “Partnership for Research and Innovation in the...
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Building resilience of smallholder farmers in Egypt

The collaboration between ICARDA and Egypt’s Agricultural Research Center aims to boost resilience...
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Water-Energy-Food-Ecosystem Nexus in the Mediterranean

Seeking examples of best practices. The European Commission's Joint Research Centre (JRC), the...
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€12m HYDROUSA project aims to douse Mediterranean drought

Drought-prone Mediterranean islands could soon be awash with recovered water, thanks to a new multi...
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Solar powered water lifting for irrigation in the Nile Delta

FAO's project supports Egypt by bringing solar energy, a renewable and sustainable solution, for...
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Rural Algerian women take charge of their own lives, empower others

In remote and rural Algerian communities, poverty among women is high. For vulnerable groups, such...
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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

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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