Confronting Water Scarcity in North Africa

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

"25% growth of Algeria's banana imports, but the results are mixed"

“25% growth of Algeria’s banana imports, but the results are mixed”

“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.

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.