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Sources from the agricultural societies in Hodeidah and Hajja said that a large amount of their agricultural products are still being held at Haradh outlet waiting for the Saudi authorities’ permission to cross into the kingdom.
Nov 18, 2008 - 2:28:57 AM
Trading in rare animals and their products is the primary reason for endangered species today. Many animals are now endangered because they are used in traditional goods and products. Yemen and China are the principal countries accused of responsibility for the endangered status of the rhinoceros, because Yemenis use the rhinoceros horn to make their Dhjambia, and the Chinese use them in medicine.
Sep 16, 2008 - 11:37:18 AM
As with many countries around the world, Yemen celebrates International Ozone Day on September 16 every year; and for this occasion Mr. Faisal Gaber, director of the National Ozone Unite- of Environment Protection Authority...
Sep 9, 2008 - 2:39:22 AM
Yemeni authorities revealed presence of maritime pollution in the Gulf of Aden, accusing a Yemeni businessman of causing this pollution.
Sep 9, 2008 - 2:36:34 AM
The total allocation of investment projects for Local Institution of Water and Sanitation in Aden province for 2009 reached YR 6.6 billion.
Aug 26, 2008 - 5:15:34 AM
Experts say there is a need to reduce Sanaa city's two million population by half in order to confront the water crisis in this city
Jul 15, 2008 - 3:46:38 AM
The increase in the cost of food items might finally encourage Yemeni farmers to give priority to growing cereals, especially wheat. There is also a need for expansion in modern irrigation techniques with programs to increase water-use efficiency and careful monitoring of water use, a new report has recommended.
Jul 15, 2008 - 3:41:21 AM
The Ministry of Agriculture and Irrigation confirmed that Yemen’s imports of pesticides fell to 464 tons during the first half of this year, compared to 824 tons in the same period of 2007.
Jun 24, 2008 - 4:19:14 AM
Yemen suffers from a chronic and serious water shortage, forcing people to use water regardless of the pollution in it. However, simple pottery water filters impregnated with colloidal silver could be used to reduce the health hazards from water pollution, according to a study discussed in a workshop held on Saturday, June 21 at the Mövenpick Hotel in Sana’a.
Jun 24, 2008 - 4:13:11 AM
For the first time in its history, Yemen is making use of the ferro-cement technique to alleviate the water crisis which poses the biggest threat to human survival in this country.
Jun 14, 2008 - 3:46:25 AM
Under the slogan "Kick the Carbon Habit! Towards a Low Carbon Economy" the world celebrated World Environment Day (WED) - which aims to spread awareness about environmental preservation.
Apr 22, 2008 - 8:21:55 AM
While Yemen suffers from grave water shortages, specialists and officials keep on warning that the country’s water supply relies on limited groundwater. Only 125 cubic meters are available annually per capita, and the groundwater has been polluted and heavily overexploited for more than two decades...
Feb 12, 2008 - 5:04:59 AM
Many areas in Yemen suffer a severe crisis in water supply for drinking, irrigating agricultural lands and other vital needs. Most Yemenis have stopped drawing water from the many wells which have recently dried up. The water crisis in Yemen makes people worried, even children, who are the ones mostly responsible for bringing water from springs and wells.
Dec 4, 2007 - 2:26:44 AM
Yemeni islands are the bright gate to Yemen’s future. Many distinguished features are found on these islands, but they still need more efforts and investment in order to be improved. Yahya Mohammed al-Kain’ai, General Director of the General Authority for Development and Promotion of Yemeni islands (YPDA), spoke with the Yemen Observer about the current situation and future needs of these islands.
Dec 4, 2007 - 2:23:40 AM
The consolidation and decentralization of suppliers of urban water and sanitation was the topic of a workshop held on Monday, November 26 at the Movenpick Hotel.