Food

Guerrilla gardeners fight hopelessness in Greec

Guerrilla gardeners fight hopelessness in Greece

As Greece flounders under debt and austerity, green-fingered activists are overtaking unused spaces...
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FAO project: non-conventional water for sustainable integrated agri-aquaculture development

FAO project: non-conventional water for sustainable integrated agri-aquaculture development

FAO starts a three-country project on the use of non-conventional water for sustainable integrated...
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The comparative analysis of Mediterranean coastal communities

The aim of this study is to promote cooperation and actions for the benefit of coastal communities...
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Climate change may make Middle East and North Africa uninhabitable

Rising sea levels, increasingly severe storms and deadly heat waves may imperil the region in...
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The White Olives of Malta

The white olive is just one of hundreds of varieties of the European olive (Olea europaea) found...
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Economic downturn spurs return to family farms

In the face of economic hardships, many young Greeks return to work the family olive groves that...
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Egypt food security in wake of climate change and water scarcity

Egypt has relied on the Nile, the world’s longest river, as the main source of fresh water, since...
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Pollution, desertification and women’s rights linked

Pollution and desertification have a disproportionate impact on women and children, the Sisterhood...
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GROW grows its grassroots in Greece

A vibrant crowd of farmers, growers, food communities and rural development agencies gathered in...
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Egypt launches initiative to keep farmers from bailing on their land

The Egyptian government has launched a new initiative aimed at preventing farmers from abandoning a...
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My permaculture experience at Zaytuna farm

Discovering permaculture The past nine months have gone by so quickly it is hard to believe all...
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Working on more productive and sustainable horticulture in Morocco

Horticulture in Morocco has to become more sustainable and productive. Researchers of Wageningen...
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