You know, growing up, I never encountered olives and olive oil was not a kitchen staple in North America back then. As far as I can remember, my first taste of them was on . . .
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
Tunisia ‘sandy’ farms resist drought, development
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.
Post-Brexit Britain relies increasingly on Moroccan fruit and vegetables — Middle East Monitor
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 […] […]
“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
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.
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