Trade liberalization, human capital development, and sectoral reforms can bring Mediterranean countries closer together.
Tag: water-energy-food nexus
The COVID-19 coronavirus will cause long-term consequences for the Middle East; a combination of chaos in oil markets and contraction of gross domestic product will present challenges for years to come.
The nexus between water, energy, and food today is fragile—made all the more so by climate change, catastrophic weather events, and the COVID-19 pandemic.
In an effort to overcome competition over water resources, Nile Basin countries can collaborate in harvesting more rainfall and increase Nile flow to maximize benefit sharing to reach a win-win solution.
A roadmap for a sustainable future without wasteful subsidies and mismanagement
The interaction of food, energy, and water in North Africa is complex and building into a cascade of trouble. It is time to listen to the rural communities facing it on the frontline
Will water be the cause of the next war in the Middle East? Is water important for regional food security? Can economic diversification really work? Time to bust the myths around questions of food and water security in the region
How is the water-energy-food nexus impacting ecological, social, and political systems in the Middle East and North Africa?
The focus for MENA countries should not be to achieve self-sufficiency, but rather food security
Journalist Dahr Jamail discusses the impact of climate change on the Middle East and calls for immediate collaborative action
Water scarcity is one of the most pressing issues facing the international community today and has gained widespread attention recently due to the rise in global temperatures and the increase in water consumption in a number of countries, especially those in the Middle East. Despite these concerns, many nations remain unprepared to confront water scarcity and continue to fail to make the issue a political priority.
The shortage of water in the Middle East has worsened in the modern era due to high population growth rates, » Read more about: The Most Severe Threat Facing MENA »