agriculture

81.5% of total water resources in Egypt consumed in agriculture

81.5% of total water resources in Egypt consumed in agriculture

The agriculture sector remains the largest consumer of water in Egypt, as it acquired 62.15 billion...
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Safeguarding traditionally cultivated local vegetables

Safeguarding traditionally cultivated local vegetables

Over the years, the island has lost numerous crops whose seeds were once passed from one generation...
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Agents of Change in Capacity Development for Agricultural Innovation: The Value of Facilitators

Webinar date: 1 March 2017  | Time: 14:00 Rome time Duration: 1.5 hours max. As one in a series of...
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Knowledge of water and agriculture for Lebanon

Wageningen University & Research and its Lebanese and Dutch partners to use their knowledge of...
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Alternative farming on the rise in besieged Gaza

As fertile land shrinks and water crisis deepens, Palestinians are searching for different ways to...
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Tunisia receives funding to boost agriculture

Some 110,000 people in five districts of Tunisia in the Governorate of Siliana, home to some of the...
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Project Agrytech Is Giving Lebanese Startups $40,000 To Innovate Agri-Food Industry

Project Agrytech is Lebanon’s newest agri-food innovation hub that launched on January 19, 2017....
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Innovation in the Mediterranean Agrifood Sector

Concepts, experiences and actors in a developing ecosystem. Although the Mediterranean is generally...
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Bittersweet harvest as Tunisian orange farmers swamped by record crop

Tunisian farmers have warned that thousands of tonnes of oranges might have to be destroyed if more...
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Modern agriculture cultivates climate change – we must nurture biodiversity

As a new year dawns, it is hard not to be dazzled by the current pace of technological change in...
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Battered By Climate Change, Nile Farmers Forge New Course

For a farmer who had just been told that almost everything he’d ever known about agriculture was...
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Making the most of precious water in Morocco

Rain, or a lack of it can plague farmers for decades when weather patterns shift, but new rural...
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