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...
State of play on climate in the Mediterranean
04 May 2018

State of play on climate in the Mediterranean

2018 UfM Climate Week in Barcelona | 23-25 April 2018. The Mediterranean region is one of the world’s climate change hotspots where the...
Pledging conference for the Desalination Facility project for the Gaza strip
16 March 2018

Pledging conference for the Desalination Facility...

The European Commission and the Government of Palestine, in partnership with the Union for the Mediterranean, will host on 20 March, in...
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...

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Increasing water and land productivities in Tunisia and Morocco

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

A greek innovation: gaiasense evolves

European Commission, Farm Europe and EU agricultural cooperatives’ representatives visited a...
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Harnessing the power of the sun – renewable energy for Tunisia

Sofiane Kallel lived and worked in Germany for many years before returning to Tunisia in 2000....
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Egypt launches renewable energy curriculum

The Egyptian government launched a first-of-its-kind renewable energy curriculum at technical...
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This Algerian entrepreneur turns unwanted dates into tasty treats

If you’re traveling around the deserts of southern Algeria, date palm groves are everywhere. The...
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Gastronomic heritage in Mediterranean wetlands

Life exists because of water. The sites and recipes presented in this e-book are all good examples...
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Facts about water resources and rationing in Egypt

Water efficiency is considered one of the Egyptian National Security issues, the Nile River is the...
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Water conservation is no game in Jordan, or maybe it is

The app was introduced several months ahead of the usually dry summer that brings severe water...
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New Generation of Biodynamic Farmers at SEKEMs Vocational Training Center

For many years, an agricultural training has been offered at SEKEMs Vocational Training Center (VTC...
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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

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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