Hope and solar power
26 January 2018

Hope and solar power

The future of energy Nothing grows here, 12 miles from the Nile. Yellow, flat, hot and barren, the desert stretches as far as the eye can...
smart use of water and best management practices for integrated agriculture-aquaculture farming systems
25 January 2018

Sharing innovative, water-saving agri-aquaculture...

Water scarcity is a pressing concern around much of the world, and particularly in the Near East and North Africa region. FAO has responded...
Blue economy in the Mediterranean
18 January 2018

Blue economy in the Mediterranean

A report by Union for the Mediterranean - with the financial support of the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency. From the...
Bio Morocco: Permaculture movement grows despite pressure
11 January 2018

Bio Morocco: Permaculture movement grows despite...

A growing movement of gardeners and farmers is practising permaculture, an approach to agriculture that encourages sustainability. TETOUAN...
21 December 2017

Shaking up salt-friendly agriculture

Scientists look to the past for food security solutions. Humanity needs innovative agricultural approaches to face the food shortages posed...

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Reusing waste water: Egypt's fight against water scarcity

Reusing waste water: Egypt's fight against water scarcity

Mai Samih examines how a joint initiative between the government and the UN Food and Agriculture...
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Getting Lebanon’s water flowing: using new SDG data in an urban crisis

Getting Lebanon’s water flowing: using new SDG data in an urban crisis

Anna Walnycki explains how reliable, disaggregated data on water access – supported by the...
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Necessity pushed them to innovate and create

The most exciting part about Badreddine and Ihab's project is the fact it is all built by them from...
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Tunisia: land of the olive tree

An Olive Oil Times reporter traveled to Tunisia to better understand this nation’s olive oil and...
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New horizons for renewable energies in Morocco and Africa

Morocco has a strategic location in the North West of the African continent and is only 14...
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Countries driving solar surge in MENA

The countries of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) are known for their abundance of fossil...
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Water Heroes, a water educational game

Lamis Qdemat is a social entrepreneur who founded Water Heroes. The overall goal of Water Heroes is...
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Urban agriculture spreads in Gaza

On the roof of the Zahrat al-Madaen School for Girls, the Union of Agricultural Work Committees (...
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Aqaba recovering energy from wastewater

The only coastal city of what may be the world’s most water scarce country has prioritised “Zero...
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Morocco designates two new Ramsar Sites

Morocco has designated two Wetlands of International Importance on the occasion of World Wetlands...
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Welcome to the world of Switchers!

The SwitchMed programme, funded by the European Union, aims to expand the presence of green...
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Hope and solar power

The future of energy Nothing grows here, 12 miles from the Nile. Yellow, flat, hot and barren, the...
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Sharing innovative, water-saving agri-aquaculture experiences across the Near East and North Africa

Water scarcity is a pressing concern around much of the world, and particularly in the Near East...
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One man's mission of building native trees turns educational

If you look out over Cairo, you’ll see a skyline crammed with buildings. The intricate spires of...
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Rooftop farming initiative offers fresh start for the needy

The rooftops of Karak are being turned into new agricultural spaces with “Be a Friend to the...
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Action plan to strengthen resilience of agriculture sector

Sector witnessed 14 per cent drop in exports last year. A set of measures will be implemented this...
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From Action Plans to Implementation

On 18-20 December 2017, the EU-funded SwitchMed programme was invited to present its policy...
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Blue economy in the Mediterranean

A report by Union for the Mediterranean - with the financial support of the Swedish International...
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Model for seed production of resilient salt-tolerant crop species for Climate Smart Agriculture in Egypt

A project by ICBA | Agriculture for tomorrow, National Agricultural Research Systems (NARS), Desert...
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Climate change and human migrations, the geopolitical nexus in the Euro-Mediterranean

In a time when the nexus food-migration is at the center of public debate, MacroGeo, Barilla Center...
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Real-time remote monitoring in Malta

Malta’s reliance on desalination means that water bills are high so stopping leaks had to be...
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Digital Revolution in Agriculture: fitting in the Agroecological approach?

Digital technologies in the agricultural sector are highly promoted. However, do they offer a...
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