agriculture

Olive mill wastewater: from a pollutant to green fuels, agricultural water source and biofertilizer

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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Supplemental irrigation for improved water use efficiency

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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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 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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