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  • Trust builds confidence – a story of Abu Rafee from Jordan

    Trust builds confidence – a story of Abu Rafee from Jordan

    Recent changes in weather patterns, such as prolonged droughts, and extreme temperatures, as well as increased rainfall irregularity, intensity and distribution, have further negatively impacted on the natural and agro-ecosystems in the region and increased the vulnerability of the people dependent on these resources for their livelihood.

  • Turning Sinai green

    Turning Sinai green

    Recent changes in climate pattern, such as prolonged droughts, and extreme temperatures, as well as increased rainfall irregularity, intensity and distribution, have further negatively impacted the natural and agro-ecosystems in the region and increased the vulnerability of the people dependent on these resources for their livelihood. As the populations and economies of the region grow, the demand for food will increase and the water scarcity will worsen, resulting in further competition between the industrial, agricultural and domestic sectors.