Water challenges in the Middle East and North Africa region

A Question and Answer with Pasquale Steduto in this World Water Week concern all matters of Water challenges in the Middle East and North Africa region . Solutions to water challenges in the Middle East and North Africa region   The Middle East and North Africa is the world’s most water-scarce region and the situation […]

Genetic Parameters for yield and its components in Bread Wheat

The civilization of ancient Egypt has always been and still is indebted to the Nile River and its dependable water supply that allowed amongst all staple food crops, wheat and barley to be farmed. These are grown throughout the Delta region and all along the banks of the Nile, more recently in the newly reclaimed […]

June 17th 2018, Day to Combat Desertification

The UNCCD published on June 17th 2018, day to combat desertification , this article that started with this:  A wise investment in land supports you and your future. Your choices determine future scenarios for sustainable growth. The MENA region being undoubtedly at the fore front, should combat as a matter of survival not only for […]

Egypt’s concern for its Nile River downstream portion

In a previous article titled French on Grand Renaissance Dam EIA, we discussed Egypt’s concern for its Nile River downstream portion being investigated by French environmentalist firms. Here is a continuation of the story but as reported by Asharq Al Awsat. The picture above is of Men fish from boats during low tide on the river […]

A giant indoor farm next to every major city

The MENA region with its inherent specific agricultural capacities, would do well to be interested in vertical farming through and / or by developing a giant indoor farm next to every major city as per the article of  David Roberts @drvox david@vox.com that is excerpted here below. Could Smart technology, Big Data, AI and automation […]

Egypt’s young entrepreneurs moving into new food production systems

Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media posted this article written by Sindhu Hariharan about Egypt’s young entrepreneurs moving into new food production systems thus impacting the food security concerns of not only the country but even the region if this particular initiative were to be nurtured and spread around. Egypt-Based Bustan Aquaponics […]