Tag: irrigation

    ADAFSA implements a comprehensive plan for climate-smart agriculture
    13 Nov 2021

    The Abu Dhabi Agriculture and Food Safety Authority (ADAFSA) has announced the implementation of a comprehensive agricultural development plan aimed at increasing the efficiency of sustainable agricultural production in Abu Dhabi, WAM reports. The plan adopts the principle of regional planning of the emirate’s farms, so that similar areas are identified in terms of development […]

    Five winning projects of the Biodiversity Ideathon in Oman announced

    The Ministry of Higher Education, Research and Innovation, and the Environment Authority announced on September 29 the five winning projects in the 2021 Biodiversity Ideathon, Times of Oman reports. The projects varied between smart farming and production systems, artificial intelligence (AI) applications, modern irrigation systems, organic fertilizer products, pesticides, organic control, and organic cleaning and […]

    Use smart irrigation system this summer to conserve water, Dewa advises consumers in Dubai
    16 Aug 2021

    Dubai residents are told to check water connections to ensure there is no leakage regularly, Gulf News reports. This summer, Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) has advised residents with home gardens to use smart irrigation systems, soil moisture sensors, and automatic sprinkler adjustments to conserve water. “To avoid over-evaporation, customers should use light sprinklers […]

    Saudi SPARK, King Faisal University partner for sustainability studies

    King Salman Energy Park (SPARK) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with King Faisal University in Al-Ahsa for collaboration on environmental conservation and renewable energy studies. The agreement was signed on June 30, in the presence of King Faisal University Rector Dr. Mohammed bin Abdul Aziz Al-Ohali and President and CEO of SPARK Saif […]

    Water scarcity could lead to the next major conflict between Iran and Iraq

    Iran and Iraq are frequently at odds over water issues. Iraq depends on the Tigris and Euphrates rivers for nearly all of its water. But Iran is building dams to redivert some of that water, causing alarm and creating major water shortages for Iraq. We’ve found the analysis of the current water situation in the […]