agriculture

Economic downturn spurs return to family farms

Economic downturn spurs return to family farms

In the face of economic hardships, many young Greeks return to work the family olive groves that...
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Pollution, desertification and women’s rights linked

Pollution, desertification and women’s rights linked

Pollution and desertification have a disproportionate impact on women and children, the Sisterhood...
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GROW grows its grassroots in Greece

A vibrant crowd of farmers, growers, food communities and rural development agencies gathered in...
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Egypt launches initiative to keep farmers from bailing on their land

The Egyptian government has launched a new initiative aimed at preventing farmers from abandoning a...
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Working on more productive and sustainable horticulture in Morocco

Horticulture in Morocco has to become more sustainable and productive. Researchers of Wageningen...
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Hayat II project launched in Egypt

The Embassy of Switzerland and the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO)...
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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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How is Morocco contributing to achieve food security in Africa?

Food security has been a salient feature of Morocco’s cooperation in Africa as evidenced with the...
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Panic over the red devils threatening to strip Tunisia of its grand palm trees

A red palm weevil infestation is decimating trees and posing a threat to the country’s date crop, a...
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FAO and ICARDA join forces to promote decent work and gender equality in Egypt

The stakeholder validation workshop on rural women and decent employment in Egypt, organized...
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FAO Introduces Preventive Measures for Olive Quick Decline Syndrome in Egypt

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) inaugurated a training of...
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Jordan: a new approach to agriculture

Farmers in Jordan resent the statistical conclusion which states that agriculture contributes only...
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