Moroccan agriculture facing climate change

How climate change is affecting the agriculture in Morocco

Moroccan agriculture facing climate change: vulnerabilities and impacts Agriculture, including livestock, is a vital sector of the Moroccan economy, accounting for approximately 15% of Morocco’s GDP (Gross Domestic Product) and […]

Restoring and Maintaining Thriving Farmland Through Soil Health

Restoring and Maintaining Thriving Farmland through Soil Health

A Legacy of Loss: The Scars of Unsustainable Practices Imagine vast stretches of parched earth, choked by dust and devoid of life. This wasn’t a scene from a dystopian novel […]

Practices to adapt and cope with climate change

What practices and approaches should be adopted in agriculture to cope with climate change

Towards a resilient agriculture Agriculture is a sector that contributes to global warming and suffers its consequences but also offers opportunities for adaptation and mitigation. Agriculture’s ability to cope with […]

bioremediation

Bioremediation as a Sustainable Solution for Heavy Metal Contamination in Water

Research Team: HeTa Food Research Centre for Excellence Heavy metals have received attention in the ecological landscape as dangerous pollutants due to their significant characteristics: high toxicity, non-biodegradability, and a proclivity […]

How organic farming can be purely plant-based

How organic farming can be purely plant-based?

(Biocyclic) Vegan − an Opportunity for the Organic Food Sector The market for vegan products is booming. Young people, in particular, are increasingly opting for a responsible, plant-based lifestyle for […]

heavy metals

Microbial Heavy Metal Remediation: A Solution for Sustainable Agriculture and Environmental Health

Research Team: HeTa Food Research Centre for Excellence At the intersection of Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 2 (Zero Hunger) and SDG 15 (Life on Land), the potential of microorganisms to tolerate, […]

Advancing Agricultural Sustainability: Exploring the Potential of Nanofertilizers

Over the years, agricultural practices have evolved to sustain the increasing population. The great majority of farmers still depend on the use of fertilizers, whether they are synthetic/chemical or organic, […]

carbon footprint

Carbon footprint in the agro-industrial chains

Introduction The world faces several environmental challenges, including protecting natural resources from over-exploitation and large-scale pollution. These challenges have become even more acute in the context of population growth, particularly […]

conservation tillage

Benefits of Conservation Tillage

What is conservation tillage? Currently, there is no universally accepted definition of conservation tillage, but one of the most widely accepted definitions is proposed by the Conservation Technology Information Center, […]

How monoculture can cause self-toxicity and soil fatigue: Risks, control and benefits for agriculture

When the same crop is grown for a long time on the same soil, its DNA (self) accumulates in the soil, and this causes autotoxicity and the onset of tiredness.  […]