A model farmer adopts conservation agriculture in North Africa
28 January 2019

A model farmer adopts conservation agriculture in...

Adnen Abdrabbou’s land in the El Krib region of northern Tunisia is semi-arid. The area sees some rain during the year, which makes it...
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...

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A model farmer adopts conservation agriculture in North Africa

A model farmer adopts conservation agriculture in North Africa

Adnen Abdrabbou’s land in the El Krib region of northern Tunisia is semi-arid. The area sees some...
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How Morocco became Africa’s agricultural oasis

How Morocco became Africa’s agricultural oasis

With the rolling dunes of the Sahara desert overlapping its borders, Morocco may be an unlikely...
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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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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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