Ethiopia on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) – Media Stakeout (8 July 2021)

United Nations published this video item, entitled “Ethiopia on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) – Media Stakeout (8 July 2021)” – below is their description. Informal comments to the media by Seleshi Bekele, Minister of Water, Irrigation, and Energy of Ethiopia on the Nile Dam following the Security Council, 8816th meeting on Peace and … Read more Ethiopia on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) – Media Stakeout (8 July 2021)

India’s Monsoon Delay Likely to Hit Crop Output

Bloomberg Markets and Finance published this video item, entitled “India’s Monsoon Delay Likely to Hit Crop Output” – below is their description. Jul.05 — India Meteorological Department Director General Mrutyunjay Mohapatra discusses how the monsoon delay could impact agricultural operations in India such as like sowing, transplantation of crops and irrigation scheduling. He spoke to … Read more India’s Monsoon Delay Likely to Hit Crop Output

Brazil’s Amazonian Battle | People and Power

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Brazil’s Amazonian Battle | People and Power” – below is their description. Since the late 1970s, some one million square kilometres of Amazonian forest have been destroyed, mostly through industrial activities and large-scale agriculture like cattle-ranching, soy farms and irrigation projects. Sixty percent of the Amazon lies … Read more Brazil’s Amazonian Battle | People and Power

Building the largest net-zero carbon community in the U.S.

CNBC Television published this video item, entitled “Building the largest net-zero carbon community in the U.S.” – below is their description. CNBC’s Diana Olick reports from Valencia, California, on efforts from a new development to create the nations largest net-zero carbon community. For access to live and exclusive video from CNBC subscribe to CNBC PRO: … Read more Building the largest net-zero carbon community in the U.S.

Live: How has Dujiangyan Irrigation System become a living historical relic?

CGTN published this video item, entitled “Live: How has Dujiangyan Irrigation System become a living historical relic?” – below is their description. Located on the Chengdu Plain of the Minjiang River, the Dujiangyan Irrigation System is one of the oldest irrigation systems in the world. With a history of over 2,000 years, its continuous function … Read more Live: How has Dujiangyan Irrigation System become a living historical relic?

Yasser Abbas: Will there be armed conflict over Nile dam dispute? | Talk to Al Jazeera

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Yasser Abbas: Will there be armed conflict over Nile dam dispute? | Talk to Al Jazeera” – below is their description. At 7,000 kilometres (4,350 miles), the Nile is Africa’s longest river. But a mega project, the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, has triggered a major dispute in … Read more Yasser Abbas: Will there be armed conflict over Nile dam dispute? | Talk to Al Jazeera

Thousands Evacuated Amid Floods in Indonesia

Bloomberg Quicktake: Now published this video item, entitled “Thousands Evacuated Amid Floods in Indonesia” – below is their description. Thousands of people were being evacuated on the outskirts of Indonesia’s capital Jakarta on Monday amid flooding after the Citarum River embankment broke. “Some embankments are broken, not only from the river embankment but also from … Read more Thousands Evacuated Amid Floods in Indonesia

Mexico’s avocados: curbing the thirst of the country’s ‘green gold’ | FT Food Revolution

Financial Times published this video item, entitled “Mexico’s avocados: curbing the thirst of the country’s ‘green gold’ | FT Food Revolution” – below is their description. In Mexico, they call avocados ‘green gold’, because they’re worth nearly $3bn in exports every year. In some parts of the country, the lucrative industry is even controlled by … Read more Mexico’s avocados: curbing the thirst of the country’s ‘green gold’ | FT Food Revolution

At least 110 civilians killed in alleged Boko Haram terror attack in Nigeria | DW News

DW News published this video item, entitled “At least 110 civilians killed in alleged Boko Haram terror attack in Nigeria | DW News” – below is their description. Militants killed at least 110 farm workers in rice fields near the northeastern Nigerian city of Maiduguri on Saturday, news agencies and Nigerian media reported. The attack, … Read more At least 110 civilians killed in alleged Boko Haram terror attack in Nigeria | DW News

Drip irrigation system becomes beacon of hope to farmers in water-stressed Pakistan

South China Morning Post published this video item, entitled “Drip irrigation system becomes beacon of hope to farmers in water-stressed Pakistan” – below is their description. Some farmers in Pakistan are turning to drip irrigation systems to nourish their agricultural land as water resources are shrinking in the country. According to the World Resources Institute’s … Read more Drip irrigation system becomes beacon of hope to farmers in water-stressed Pakistan

Crime Beat: Who killed Kelly Cook, the back-up babysitter? | S2 E1

Global News published this video item, entitled “Crime Beat: Who killed Kelly Cook, the back-up babysitter? | S2 E1” – below is their description. In 1981, Kelly Cook took a job to babysit for someone named Bill Christensen. The 15-year old girl was never seen alive again. Her body was found two months after in … Read more Crime Beat: Who killed Kelly Cook, the back-up babysitter? | S2 E1

Can Ethiopia and Egypt agree on the Nile? | The Stream

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Can Ethiopia and Egypt agree on the Nile? | The Stream” – below is their description. Here is the YouTube info: Ethiopia says a multibillion dollar hydroelectric dam on the Blue Nile will change the lives of 65 million people without electricity and mark the country’s arrival … Read more Can Ethiopia and Egypt agree on the Nile? | The Stream

Aerial China: One of the world’s highest multiple arch dams – Meishan Reservoir Dam

CGTN published this video item, entitled “Aerial China: One of the world’s highest multiple arch dams – Meishan Reservoir Dam” – below is their description. Completed in 1956, the Meishan Reservoir Dam in east China’s Anhui Province has been the world’s highest multiple arch dam, standing 88 meters tall. Together with six other similar structures … Read more Aerial China: One of the world’s highest multiple arch dams – Meishan Reservoir Dam

High-tech farmers sow the seeds of revolution in Dubai desert

An ultra-modern vertical farm in the middle of the desert stands as a testament to Dubai’s determination to spark a “green revolution” to overcome its dependence on food imports. Al-Badia market garden farm produces an array of vegetable crops in a multi-story format, carefully controlling light and irrigation as well as recycling 90 percent of … Read more High-tech farmers sow the seeds of revolution in Dubai desert

India’s Water Crisis Forces Farmers to Rethink Their Crops

India’s 1.3 billion people have access to only about 4% of the world’s water resources, and farmers consume almost 90% of the groundwater water available. As global temperatures rise and overuse of water depletes existing resources, the threat to lives and businesses in Asia’s third-largest economy is projected to grow. Water shortages are already acute: … Read more India’s Water Crisis Forces Farmers to Rethink Their Crops