Tag: water security

    UAE, Israel to focus on increasing mutual investments, says official

    Israeli Foreign Minister Yair Lapid has shared his thoughts on the growing ties between the UAE and Israel ahead of the new year in an exclusive interview with Khaleej Times. Let’s read the full story. Following a year of cooperation in the fields of tech, health, agriculture, food and water security, tourism, defence, and space, […]

    Water scarcity can lead to population migration in the Middle East

    The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region gets special attention when discussing the global water scarcity situation or migration crisis worldwide. However, there is a very sporadic attempt at analyzing the link between these two phenomena in the context of the MENA region. MENA region is undoubtedly the most water-scarce globally, and the region […]

    UAE, Jordan, and Israel signed key pact to mitigate climate change
    15 Dec 2021

    The governments of Jordan, Israel, and the United Arab Emirates signed a landmark declaration of intent in November to build renewable electricity and water desalination capacity and address the threat posed by climate change on energy and water security in the region. The signing at the UAE Leadership Pavilion at Dubai Expo was witnessed by […]

    Bahrain health system outlined contingency roadmap to tackle climate change
    09 Nov 2021

    The Kingdom of Bahrain reiterated its commitment to continue upgrading its health system to be able to confront any potential impact of climate change. This is part of the steps being taken by the Kingdom of Bahrain to play an active role in tackling climate challenges and further developing its health system to overcome any […]

    Arab Water Forum opened in Dubai with the participation of 22 countries

    Suhail bin Mohammed Al Mazrouei, Minister of Energy and Infrastructure, on September 21 inaugurated the 5th Arab Water Forum (AWF5) at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Dubai. There’s more than 600 delegates and participants from 22 Arab countries. Minister pledged their strong commitment to water security for peace and sustainable development in the Arab World. […]

    Iraq’s environment, food security very fragile: deputy minister

    Iraq’s fields and orchards are drying up. Mismanagement of water resources has left the country’s environment vulnerable to climate change, the deputy minister for the environment told Rudaw, resulting in fragile food and national security, Rudaw states. “Diyala used to be a food basket for all Iraq, from fruits to dates. Baqubah is famous for […]