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...
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...

News

A Lebanese business is scaling up organic mushroom production while counteracting land scarcity

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

Nador - Net-working for growth

Stability and development of the Mediterranean move by net-working: through the networks that now...
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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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The rise of olive oil from Tunisia

Olive oil is becoming more and more popular with food lovers who enjoy a good quality olive oil as...
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Global goals, localized action. Celebrating 40 years in Egypt

Since 1978, FAO Representation in Egypt has been a key player in several agricultural and rural...
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Researchers see water at root of Tunisia’s inequality problem

A couple of hours drive inland from the cosmopolitan capital of Tunis sits Medjez El Bab, a...
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Water policy and poverty reduction in rural area

A comparative economy wide analysis for Morocco and Tunisia. Morocco and Tunisia are considered...
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A sustainable water supply for Morocco's farmers bears fruit

As Youssef Jebha walks past the lush citrus groves surrounding the town of Guerdane in central...
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Egypt’s new solar power plant to train African scientists

The first training programme in the field of solar power for researchers from Africa and the Middle...
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The Soil Atlas of Africa

The Soil Atlas of Africa was a collaboration between the European Union, the African Union and the...
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Increasing water and land productivities in Tunisia and Morocco

Nearly 80 percent of seasonal crop areas in the Near East and North Africa Region are rainfed, a...
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A greek innovation: gaiasense evolves

European Commission, Farm Europe and EU agricultural cooperatives’ representatives visited a...
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Sources of innovation in family olive farms

The case of Bejaia province in Algeria. This study - by Billal Maghni and Kamal Oukaci, University...
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