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....
MedSpring will participate in Seeds&Chips Global Food Innovation Summit
02 May 2017

MedSpring will participate in Seeds&Chips...

Follow-up of the 1st “Euro-MedHackathon on Eco-Efficiency in the Agro-Food Chain”.  Seeds&Chips Global Food Innovation Summit - May 8-...
Developing sustainable value chains in Morocco
21 April 2017

Developing sustainable value chains in Morocco

Agriculture contributes significantly to Morocco’s economy and employs 40 percent of the country’s workforce. But the sector continues to...
Story of a trip to Jordan and Palestine
07 April 2017

Story of a trip to Jordan and Palestine

"This project will help us become a green campus" From 14 to 16 March 2017, the ENPI CBC Med Programme together with representatives of...
Observatories on Food, Water and/or Energy in the MPC area
15 March 2017

Observatories on Food, Water and/or Energy in the...

5TOI_4EWAS is updating the Catalogue of Mediterranean Partner Countries Observatories on food energy, water and transversal issues. The...

News

Farmers: a dying breed?

Farmers: a dying breed?

Farming will not survive another 10 years, according to Paul*, a 40-year-old born into a family of...
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Red-Dead project ‘everlasting solution’ to water shortages in Jordan

Red-Dead project ‘everlasting solution’ to water shortages in Jordan

Unconventional water sources are the Kingdom’s long-term solution to its water dilemma, government...
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Enhancing food security key to Morocco’s prospects in agriculture

Morocco is working to bolster agricultural sustainability by investing in irrigation and...
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Morocco: A maritime fishing nation works to develop its aquaculture sector

Oceans and conservation A recent meeting in Rabat, Morocco brought together government officials,...
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Developing sustainable value chains in Morocco

Agriculture contributes significantly to Morocco’s economy and employs 40 percent of the country’s...
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Climate change adaptation in Jordanian communities

Jordan’s climate is changing. Average temperatures are increasing, while rainfall is declining....
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Cyprus: the green economy shows the way forward

The green economy in Cyprus has great potential. The level of solar irradiance in Cyprus is one of...
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Crop trade depletes global groundwater

The import and export of crops drawing on groundwater is threatening food and water security in the...
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Modernisation of Algerian agriculture to help achieve food security

Efforts to raise output and deepen modernisation in Algeria's agriculture sector are gaining...
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Morocco’s solar bet

Morocco’s new solar power plants are expected to support 1.1 million people and hopes are high for...
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Milestones for development of Conservation Agriculture discussed in Tunisia

The representatives of more than 10 public administrations and agencies representing a wide range...
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Regional workshop examines water demand management and climate change solutions

The Regional Workshop on Water Resources and Demand Management in a Changing Climate took place...
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Story of a trip to Jordan and Palestine

"This project will help us become a green campus" From 14 to 16 March 2017, the ENPI CBC Med...
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An inside look into Africa's first eco-city: Zenata, Morocco

A short distance outside Casablanca, the bustling city turns into open fields, grazing animals and...
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Renewable energy & socioeconomic changes

Stepping into the era of renewable energy will bring forth big socioeconomic changes all over the...
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Seawater desalination in Jordan begins with training by IHE Delft

Jordan began a new era in its water sector with the opening of the country’s first seawater...
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Is Morocco leading on the path toward pro-environment development?

Climate change is forcing countries across the world to rethink their positions on energy...
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Aswan solar power project brightens Egypt’s energy outlook

About 25 miles north of Egypt’s southern governorate of Aswan, dozens of workers are racing against...
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Water utilities in Jordan address climate change

A training workshop, hosted by the Water, Energy and Environment (WEE) Center at the University of...
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Every drop counts

The Palestinian territories suffer from a shortage of water. GIZ is helping local institutions to...
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Solar energy and salt water power vegetable farms in the desert

Agriculture of tomorrow: A Norwegian company is setting up a solar-powered facility to grow...
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Africa’s low-carbon future?

To meet the projected tripling of electricity demands of the African region by 2030, many, if not...
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