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JORDAN, female engineers lead the way in sustainable agriculture

JORDAN, female engineers lead the way in sustainable agriculture | CIHEAM Press Review | Scoop.it
A Norwegian NGO has launched a joint training program to train female engineering graduates in the field of sustainable agriculture, with the aim of both encouraging Jordanian women to join the workforce and fight desertification.
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Where has the rain gone? Environmentalists and farmers are worried, weathermen are puzzled

Where has the rain gone? Environmentalists and farmers are worried, weathermen are puzzled | CIHEAM Press Review | Scoop.it
Rainfall last month was a third of the norm, and total rainfall so far this season was 40 per cent of the average, raising concerns for farmers but also adding weight to fears about desertification as the lack of rain persists year after year. 
Environmentalist Alan Deidun notes in Th
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Third season of dry weather fuels Malta's desertification

Third season of dry weather fuels Malta's desertification | CIHEAM Press Review | Scoop.it

They may be called Chadwick Lakes, but that part of Qlejgħa Valley in the limits of Rabat and Mtarfa remains dry, almost a month after winter started. Though there has been some rain, the ‘wet season’ has so far been rather dry, with just 237.2mm of rainfall recorded since September

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