Jordan, France talk agricultural cooperation

AMMAN — Director-General of the National Center for Agricultural Research Nizar Haddad discussed on Saturday with the Regional Director for the Middle East at the French Agency for Development (AFD) Catherine Bonnaud means to enhance joint cooperation in many...

Power distribution audit of the Middle East

Who are the winners and losers of the changing economic power dynamics in the Middle East? One of the best indicators to answer the question is to look at the GDP increase over the years, in current prices, as documented by the World Bank data. • Economic power is the...

Vanishing Aquifers in MENA

Aquifers are of tremendous importance for the MENA as world’s most water-stressed countries are located in the region, including Kuwait, Qatar, UAE, Palestine, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Iran, Lebanon and Yemen. However, aquifers in MENA are coming under increasing strain...