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Water Scarcity

Water Scarcity

Egypt Faces the Pandemic: Enduring Mega Challenges

As coronavirus infections continue to rise in Egypt, the country also faces other serious threats. How will Egypt deal with urgent challenges such as the Ethiopian dam crisis and Nile water scarcity, rising military tensions in Libya, and long-marginalized regions including the Sinai? This event will be held via YouTube…
bubmag
June 25, 2020
Water Scarcity

The poor are ‘ignored’ even more in a crisis

By Tshego Lepule Jun 20, 2020CAPE TOWN - The poor are largely invisible to policy-makers until there is a crisis. This is according to Jay Bhagwan, executive manager at the Water Research Commission, in response to how the Covid-19 pandemic has exposed long-standing governance failures such as water management in…
bubmag
June 20, 2020
Water Scarcity

Top 20 Agricultural Producing Countries in the World

The top 20 agricultural producing countries in the world are the top performers in world agriculture-  a vital element for world livelihood. Agriculture is one of the indispensable sectors of the world economy which is not only one of the highest revenue earners worldwide, but also one which caters to…
bubmag
June 14, 2020
Water Scarcity

Yemen Press Reader 658: | Jemenkrieg-Mosaik 658

Yemen Press Reader 658: 13. Juni 2020: Serie: Jemens Kulturerbe – Studie: Langzeitauswirkungen von Bombenangriffen in Wohngebieten – Die neue feudale Steuer der Huthis – Rolle der Islah-Partei.. Bei diesem Beitrag handelt es sich um ein Blog aus der Freitag-Community Eingebetteter MedieninhaltEingebetteter MedieninhaltEingebetteter Medieninhalt... Einmischung der Türkei im Jemen –…
bubmag
June 13, 2020
Water Scarcity

Concentrated Solar Power is dying out in the U.S.

Preface.  Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) contributes only 0.06 % of U.S. electricity, mainly in California (64 %) and Arizona (24 %) because extremely dry areas with no humidity, haze, or pollutants are required. Of the 1861 MW power they can generate, only 25% of these plants can also store electricity…
bubmag
June 12, 2020
Water Scarcity

The Middle East’s Threat Multiplier

Although many factors contributed to the mass protest movements in Iraq in recent years, and in Egypt a decade ago, climate change was the common denominator. By exacerbating endemic problems such as water scarcity and food insecurity, global warming threatens to plunge an already unstable region into the abyss. BEIRUT…
bubmag
June 12, 2020
Water Scarcity

Marseilles to hold e-Hackathon for water shortage solutions

NAPLES - An e-Hackathon planned will address three challenges: (1) Mitigation solutions for climate change impacts on water resources and food security; (2) Urban waste (water) management; and (3) Water, sanitation and hygiene and COVID-19. The issues were chosen by the Center for Mediterranean Integration (CMI) of Marseilles for its…
bubmag
June 10, 2020