Nomads of the Algerian steppe no longer

Nomads of the Algerian steppe no longer

The residents of El Guedid near Djelfa no longer move with the seasons as Algeria’s reduced rainfall cannot sustain grazing along the pastoral routes and mechanised farming has overworked the land.

Countries heavily affected by Water Stress

Located in a sub-region directly threatened by global warming, Algeria is one of the countries heavily affected by water stress. Preserving the precious resource is the mother of the battles to be fought. ALGERIA UNDER WATER STRESS By Liberte-Algerie‘s Nabila Saidoun, August 26, 2020. Located in a sub-region directly threatened by global warming, Algeria is one […]

Maghreb Faces Severe Challenges As Population Increases

Maghreb Faces Severe Challenges As Population Increases

By Margot Eliason, writer at Morocco World News. May 24, 2019 Rabat – The Moroccan statistics body High Commission for Planning (HCP) has released a report analyzing the demographic trends of the Maghreb region and their key influencing factors. According to the report, between 1980 and 2018, the population of the Maghreb (Mauritania, Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, […]

The lifeblood of Egypt is running dry

The lifeblood of Egypt is running dry

Death of the Nile By Ayah Aman, May 23, 2019. The lifeblood of Egypt is running dry The clock strikes five on a hot and dry fall morning when 60-something Ali al-Faqi makes his way through the darkness to meet up with four other farmers at the mosque of his Nile Delta village. By the […]

Drones for Tunisian Agricultural productivity

Tunisia Trains first set of Drone pilots for agricultural productivity By thespecimennews on December 14, 2018 The training which focused on handling, maintenance and the security aspects of flying drones, took place in Tunis from 19-30 November 2018 Eight pilots have successfully passed their drone flight training in Tunisia following a two-week intensive training period […]

Renewable energy to enhance food security

Many developing countries lose 30-40% harvest due to lack of storage facilities reported Binsal Abdul Kader, in GulfNews of November 17, 2018 on Adnan Z Ameen, director-general of IRENA, (pictured above, courtesy IRENA Image Credit.  Renewable energy to enhance food security across world Abu Dhabi: Adoption of renewable energy will help ensure food security across […]