• 2017
  • activists for the independence of Western Sahara and Human rights defenders , but also the lawyers by their absence protest against this unfair trial whose first hearings were held on March 13th 2017 after months of postponements. (awsa.org.au)
  • SADR
  • The Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR) is currently in talks with three mining companies - Russian, Polish and Spanish - on granting them exploration rights on territory controlled by Polisario to the east of the demarcation line with Morocco. (africaintelligence.com)
  • The United Nations Security Council has called for fresh negotiations between Morocco and the Polisario, which runs its self-declared Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic or SADR. (reuters.com)
  • The SADR government recognizes the withdrawal of what would have been an untenable defence as a helpful step, both for ensuring clarity of what the High Court has determined on abundant evidence and as a contribution to the application of the rule of law in the continuing occupation of Western Sahara and a denial to its people of the right of self-determination. (awsa.org.au)
  • The SADR government also welcomed the pending resolution of the case in the context of the m.v. NM Cherry Blossom being able to return to trade. (awsa.org.au)
  • The Government of the Saharawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR) is pleased to announce that it has awarded the Bir Lahlou Block to the UK-based Red Rio Petroleum Limited ("Contractor"), effective from 18 March 2014. (awsa.org.au)
  • http://www.sadrpma.com/licence_offering.php , in the area controlled by the Frente POLISARIO, which leads the Government of the SADR. (awsa.org.au)
  • Saharawi
  • Furthermore, it is unethical because the trade gives support to a brutal regime and it is unjust because the indigenous people of Western Sahara, the Saharawi people, neither consent to nor benefit from the trade in their own natural resources. (awsa.org.au)
  • On June 15, the Court determined that the claim should proceed to a full trial, noting that the Saharawi government had prima facie ownership of the cargo. (awsa.org.au)
  • Our government has been clear from the start to hold out the prospect that cargo - and ship - could sail away from South Africa after a posting of security for the Saharawi claim to ownership", explained Khadad. (awsa.org.au)
  • The UN has concluded that any exploitation of resources in Western Sahara would be illegal if the Saharawi people do not consent to it. (awsa.org.au)
  • The trial of the Saharawi political prisoners of the Gdeim Izik group opened before the Court of Appeal in Salé - Morocco. (awsa.org.au)
  • In this regard, the Saharawi flag was raised on Balmain Town Hall (New South Wales), Fremantle Town Hall (Western Australia), Moreland City Council (Victoria), Yarra City Council (Victoria), Ballarat Trades Hall (Victoria), Geelong Trades Hall (Victoria) and Victorian Australian Workers Union (Melbourne office). (awsa.org.au)
  • Africa
  • To the north, the Sahara skirts the Mediterranean Sea in Egypt and portions of Libya, but in Cyrenaica and the Maghreb, the Sahara borders the Mediterranean forest, woodland, and scrub eco-regions of northern Africa, all of which have a Mediterranean climate characterized by hot summers and cool and rainy winters. (wikipedia.org)
  • To the south, the Sahara is bounded by the Sahel, a belt of dry tropical savanna with a summer rainy season that extends across Africa from east to west. (wikipedia.org)
  • merger
  • Fertiliser distributor Nutrien, the result of a merger between Potash Corp and Agrium, has been blacklisted by financial institutions over its imports from Western Sahara. (africaintelligence.com)
  • Mr. Ash played a leading role in the merger of the former Trade and Agriculture directorates in 2006, serving to reinvigorate the key policy contributions of the OECD in the areas of trade, agriculture and fisheries. (fao.org)
  • Mediterranean
  • There are three new masterplans to buttress those pillars: for water, Plan Bleu (blue, for Morocco and the Mediterranean) for fisheries, Plan Halieutis (fish) and agriculture, Plan Vert (green). (worldfishing.net)
  • According to the botanical criteria of Frank White and geographer Robert Capot-Rey, the northern limit of the Sahara corresponds to the northern limit of date palm cultivation and the southern limit of the range of esparto, a grass typical of the Mediterranean climate portion of the Maghreb and Iberia. (wikipedia.org)
  • ceasefire
  • As reported here on InvestorIntel last month, Great Quest Metals (TSX.V:GQ) has welcomed the recent ceasefire agreement between the Malian government and the Tuareg rebels. (investorintel.com)
  • fisheries
  • As we went to press, the European Parliament Fisheries Committee was examining persistent challenges by some MEPs about the legality of Western Sahara elements in the EU Morocco deal signed in September 2005. (worldfishing.net)
  • Mr. Ash currently leads OECD efforts to develop and communicate evidence-based advice to governments, with the aim at helping them improve the domestic and international performance of their policies in the areas of trade, agriculture and fisheries. (fao.org)
  • tonnes
  • Indian news reports say the plant will use around 1.4 million tonnes of Tunisian rock phosphate per year, producing 360,000 tonnes of phosphoric acid annually. (investorintel.com)
  • collaboration
  • Six years of experience in Bhutan, Kyrgyzstan and Afghanistan among others as senior manager of the Kyrgyz Swiss Agriculture Program of the Kyrgyz and Swiss Governments in collaboration with the World Bank and IFAD. (fao.org)
  • seeks
  • Such statements are contemptible and unworthy of a state owned company that otherwise seeks the protection of the law in its commercial dealings. (awsa.org.au)
  • major
  • It is home to a swiftly expanding industrial quarter, which includes both major artificial fertilizer and petrochemical factories. (wikipedia.org)
  • A major coalition partner has left the government in protest at proposed subsidy cuts that came into effect during the week. (investorintel.com)
  • It's impossible to count the lorries laden with octopus and fish streaming north on the main road between El Aaiun, the major city in the north of Western Sahara, and Dakhla, 500 km south. (awsa.org.au)
  • years
  • Upon joining the OECD Mr. Ash brought with him 20 years of extensive experience from the Government of Canada where he held several senior positions in Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada. (fao.org)
  • areas
  • Substantial deposits of iron ore have been found and exploration for oil and gas has brought some success and is continuing, particularly in the off-shore areas of Western Sahara. (awsa.org.au)
  • If all areas with a mean annual precipitation of less than 250 mm were included, the Sahara would be 11 million square kilometres (4,200,000 sq mi). (wikipedia.org)
  • The Sahara is mainly rocky hamada (stone plateaus), Ergs (sand seas - large areas covered with sand dunes) form only a minor part, but many of the sand dunes are over 180 metres (590 ft) high. (wikipedia.org)
  • 2. Condemns human rights abuses in the areas of Western Sahara occupied by Morocco and urge the UN to extend the mandate of its mission in Western Sahara (MINURSO) to include human rights monitoring and reporting. (awsa.org.au)
  • time
  • Dr Fischler at the time told WF that the reason for the blockage to a deal was down to 'vested interests' in Morocco. (worldfishing.net)
  • At this time we don't anticipate any production interruptions at our facility in Alberta (Redwater)," the company said. (reuters.com)
  • We can deliver a secure and sustainable local supply of low-cadmium phosphate that will also reduce fertiliser run-off into waterways, produce healthier soils and shrink fertiliser needs over time," Mr Castle said. (rockphosphate.co.nz)
  • stop
  • Further, he explains, the industry wants the federal government to ''stop making low-interest loans to our competitors. (csmonitor.com)
  • resources
  • They complained that they were being treated as second-class citizens in their own country, while Morocco exploited their natural resources for its profit. (awsa.org.au)
  • Sid Ahmed Lamjayed is the president of the CSPRON The committee to support the peace settlement and to protect the natural resources in Western Sahara. (awsa.org.au)
  • happens
  • What happens when these fertilizers run out is a question I can t get satisfactorily answered and, believe me, I have tried. (care2.com)
  • industrial
  • Early in the 20th century, we learned to mass produce N, P, and K giving rise to the modern concept of fertilizer, and what's now known as industrial agriculture. (care2.com)
  • annually
  • According to climatic criteria, the southern limit of the Sahara corresponds to the 150 mm (5.9 in) isohyet of annual precipitation (this is a long-term average, since precipitation varies annually). (wikipedia.org)
  • International
  • It was announced in 2008 that the Abu Dhabi-based International Petroleum Investment Company (IPIC) was in the beginning stages of preparations for the construction of an oil refinery at Jorf Lasfar at a cost of $5 billion. (wikipedia.org)
  • It's a joint venture between Indian fertilizer maker Coromandel International and Tunisian state-owned entities Groupe Chimique Tunisien and Compagnie Des Phosphat De Gafsa. (investorintel.com)
  • made
  • The NPA disclosed in its daily "Shipping Position" made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos that six of the vessels were waiting to berth with petrol. (allafrica.com)
  • central
  • But jog off the main tourist trade routes, beyond the orange groves and into central Florida's ''Bone Valley'' and the state's third largest industry - phosphate mining - becomes very visible. (csmonitor.com)
  • The Sahara can be divided into several regions including: the western Sahara, the central Ahaggar Mountains, the Tibesti Mountains, the Aïr Mountains, the Ténéré desert, and the Libyan Desert. (wikipedia.org)
  • The central Sahara is hyperarid, with sparse vegetation. (wikipedia.org)
  • reports
  • AllAfrica publishes around 600 reports a day from more than 140 news organizations and over 500 other institutions and individuals , representing a diversity of positions on every topic. (allafrica.com)
  • year
  • The government takes it lead from 46-year-old king Mohammed VI of the powerful 17th century Alaoui dynasty which permeates all politics and business here. (worldfishing.net)