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A young girl drinks water from a water stand in Gaza. ( Photo taken by: Iyad Al Baba, Oxfam)

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March 22, 2019
Syria’s water resources face multiple challenges resulting from poor management and physical scarcity. The high rate o...
March 22, 2019
Rain is the main water resource in Syria, affecting the availability of all other water resources. The average annual ra...
March 22, 2019
Available water quality data clearly reveal that groundwater and surface water pollution is a common phenomenon across t...
March 22, 2019
agriculture is the dominant water consumer, with 87% of all water use, and hence the major contributor to the current de...
March 22, 2019
Syria has, like most MENA countries, invested heavily in technology and infrastructure to store and divert water resourc...
March 22, 2019
Low water productivity in agriculture is a major challenge facing water management in Syria. Net returns for crops are g...
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July 12, 2017
The Zayandehroud, which means ‘life-giving river’, is the largest river in central Iran and has traditionally been a...
May 2, 2017
In 2016, Fanack, Land Life Company (LLC) and the Union of Agricultural Work Committees (UAWC) initiated a pilot project ...
April 3, 2017
For many years, negotiations between Turkey and Syria over the Orontes or Asi River were linked to issues concerning th...
March 19, 2017
Wastewater treatment is the process of removing contaminants from water through engineered physical, chemical and biolog...
September 15, 2015
The Gaza Strip has been facing a steadily worsening water crisis for the past decade. Overall, more than 96% of water in...
November 26, 2014
Besides news, interviews and in-depth reports on a range of water-related topics in the MENA region, Fanack Water also...
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