FAO launches new Climate-Smart Agriculture web platform
10 November 2017

FAO launches new Climate-Smart Agriculture web...

New digital resource is a guide to effectively transforming agriculture and food systems To help steer our food systems in a sustainable...
Seawater-grown food
23 October 2017

Seawater-grown food

An agricultural endeavor in Aqaba is using saltwater to alleviate Jordan's strain on food, energy and freshwater production. A high-tech...
The MedSpring Narrative
18 July 2017

The MedSpring Narrative

In this animated infographic Claudio Bogliotti, project coodinator, described 4 years of MedSpring: impacts, results and data.  Presented...
4th MedSpring Annual Meeting and Finale Conference
25 May 2017

4th MedSpring Annual Meeting and Final Conference

4th Annual Meeting of the MedSpring General Assembly and Final Conference: “The MedSpring legacy for Euro-Mediterranean Cooperation on R...
The PRIMA initiative
11 May 2017

The PRIMA initiative

In recent years, the agricultural sector in the Mediterranean has been suffering from severe water shortages and decreasing crop yields....

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Tunisia sees opportunity in organic production

Tunisia sees opportunity in organic production

Tunisia’s olive oil industry is increasingly turning its focus to the development of organic...
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Women in rural Tunisia mix hot sauce with business

Women in rural Tunisia mix hot sauce with business

These Tunisian women have some sauce, pooling their resources and a seasoned culinary expertise...
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'If the land isn't worked, it decays': Tunisia's battle to keep the desert at bay

With social tensions high and unemployment rife, agriculture offers Tunisians a vital lifeline. But...
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Climate change impacts on Palestinian women

The Palestinian Territories, especially the Gaza Strip, are highly vulnerable to climate change due...
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How to be a rural woman and live to tell the tale!

It’s 5 o’clock and the alarm goes off. She has breakfast and, with the radio in the background, she...
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ICBA, AOAD partner to boost food security in Arab region

The International Center for Biosaline Agriculture (ICBA) and the Arab Organization for...
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Death of the Nile

The world's longest river is sick - and getting sicker Booming populations have dirtied and drained...
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Water and sand: Is groundwater-based farming in Jordan's desert sustainable?

Sustainability of groundwater-based agriculture is questionable in Jordan’s highland due to...
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Local producers teach Ammanites food preservation methods

Mouneh food programme features some of the main food preservation techniques including salting,...
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Implementing an open source database to monitor water related SDG in Tunisia

The 2030 Agenda was accepted in September 2015 in New York by the global heads of state and have...
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Olive mill wastewater: from a pollutant to green fuels, agricultural water source and biofertilizer

An environmentally friendly strategy for the valorization of olive mill wastewater to converts it...
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Water heat pumps to be subsidised by 40%

Pumps offer alternative to solar water heaters. The government today announced a 40 per cent...
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Supplemental irrigation for improved water use efficiency

This practice presents a way to increase the efficiency of water use by supplemental irrigation (SI...
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FAO trains 800 farmers and labourers on improving agricultural practices

Improving agricultural practices and reducing loss and waste of grapes and tomatoes in Nubaria,...
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Rural Family Society wins international award for greywater project

In a desert town infamous for its environmental adversities, a public school for girls is hosting a...
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GCF project seed funding to help grow agricultural resilience in Morocco

If you enjoy citrus fruit, you most likely have tasted a clementine from Morocco, and there is a...
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Water map uses design to raise awareness on scarce resource

The theme of this year’s Amman Design Week triggered the imagination of five local designers to...
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The importance of decentralized solar energy

The implementation of solar cookers across Moroccan communities is proving to be a great example of...
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Raised beds for improving crop water productivity and water efficiency

Egypt has been suffering from severe drought and is going to face an even stronger scarcity of...
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Facing an even hotter, drier climate, Jordan testing desert agriculture

In a patch of barren land that hasn't yielded crops for centuries, engineers from the Sahara Forest...
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Promoting young entrepreneurs in Moroccan rural areas

Promoting young entrepreneurs in rural areas through the creation of economic activities in Morocco...
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Egypt’s organic cotton pioneer guarantees a closed value chain

SEKEM had not only been pioneering Organic cotton in Egypt, the initiative also guarantees a closed...
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