Blue economy in the Mediterranean
18 January 2018

Blue economy in the Mediterranean

A report by Union for the Mediterranean - with the financial support of the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency. From the...
Bio Morocco: Permaculture movement grows despite pressure
11 January 2018

Bio Morocco: Permaculture movement grows despite...

A growing movement of gardeners and farmers is practising permaculture, an approach to agriculture that encourages sustainability. TETOUAN...
21 December 2017

Shaking up salt-friendly agriculture

Scientists look to the past for food security solutions. Humanity needs innovative agricultural approaches to face the food shortages posed...
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...

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“From Action Plans to Implementation”: Cairo hosts the 5th Arab Roundtable on Sustainable Consumption & Production

From Action Plans to Implementation

On 18-20 December 2017, the EU-funded SwitchMed programme was invited to present its policy...
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Blue economy in the Mediterranean

Blue economy in the Mediterranean

A report by Union for the Mediterranean - with the financial support of the Swedish International...
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Jordan joins Mediterranean research effort to tackle water, food insecurity

Jordan has become the 19th country to sign up to an international research effort to tackle water...
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FAO launches new Climate-Smart Agriculture web platform

New digital resource is a guide to effectively transforming agriculture and food systems To help...
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Water - Energy - Food Nexus in Palestine

Addressing water scarcity, both natural and human-induced is considered one of the major and most...
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Constructing the “farm of the future”

“The farm of the future integrates the best of technology and ancient wisdom.” (Omar Hajji) A...
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Egypt turns to urban agriculture to revive historically powerful sector

“It will be a comprehensive agriculture city that includes all necessary facilities and involves...
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Jordan’s youth use innovation to ensure national food security

“We are trying to create a real life ‘Farmville’ in Jordan to ensure food security for all,” said...
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A sustainable future for Jordan

On 19 October 2017, the West Asia – North Africa Institute (WANA) and Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES...
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Egypt, FAO dig 99 wells to face water shortage in Matrouh

“The project in the Matrouh governorate aims to increase the agricultural productivity and achieve...
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Areas dedicated to organic farming in Sidi Bouzid governorate increase

The number of agricultural lands used in organic farming in the governorate of Sidi Bouzid has...
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Seawater-grown food

An agricultural endeavor in Aqaba is using saltwater to alleviate Jordan's strain on food, energy...
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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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