North African communities have a long history of water management and governance. From millennia-old underground water channels and other methods of water storage and collection, to 20th century dam and hydropower projects
Researchers have developed a new concept to explain the phenomenon known as Green Sahara. They demonstrate that a permanent vegetation cover in the Sahara was only possible under two overlapping rainy seasons. Dr. Enno Schefuß of MARUM—Center for Marine Environmental Sciences of the University of Bremen, Dr. Rachid Cheddadi of the University of Montpellier, and their colleagues have now published their study in the journal PNAS.
The United Nations (UN) celebrated on May 10th, 2021, the first edition of the International Day of the Argan Tree, an endemic tree in Morocco.
Farmers near a seaside lagoon in northern Tunisia are fighting to preserve a unique, traditional irrigation system that has sparked renewed interest as North Africa’s water shortages intensify.
Britain’s reliance on Moroccan fruit and vegetable has grown rapidly following its withdrawal from the EU at the end of last year, prompting it to establish alternative trading partners. According to statistics released by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) and compiled by Fruit and Vegetable Facts, British imports of Moroccan produce for January were 51 […] […]
“A few weeks before the end of the year, we can already say that 2020, despite the problems linked to the coronavirus crisis, will be marked by a new increase in banana imports in Algeria,” reports Michel Marchetto of the company Alpex. The French company is specialized in the export of fresh fruits and vegetables and exports a lot to Algeria. The green banana is also one of its flagship products.