Voices from Water and climate

Increasing Importance of Sustainable Food Systems during COP

It has been nearly two months since the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change’s 28th Conference of the Parties (COP28) at Dubai’s Expo City in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Expectations had been high ahead of COP28 on progress on negotiations on sustainable food systems, particularly as the UN Food Systems Summit, UN 2023 Water Conference and the COP28 Presidency had committed to achieve net-zero, nature-positive and resilient agri-food and water systems.

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Fighting For Tomorrow: Siliana’s Women in a Changing Climate

Tunisia is one of the countries most exposed to climatic change. This vulnerability is primarily due to the increasing scarcity of water resources, particularly groundwater, due to drought and overuse of these water resources.

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Rim Ben Soud: a woman farmer in Tunisia with initiative and solutions

Rim Ben Soud lives in Baddar village in Cap Bon, North East Tunisia. It’s a community that is mostly dependent on farming and agricultural activities. A farmer herself, Rim has become well known for founding a local women’s group for agriculture development (GDAF), and recently started her own eco-tourism project.

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