Etude Eaux Souterraines Tunisie
Note de concept atelier GDE Tunisie
Ad-Hoc Expert Meeting on Water Program
Apr 06, 2016 / Highlight
The CMI convened with partners from the World Bank, AFD, GIZ on the topics of non-revenue water, non-conventional water and groundwater resources management. Following three presentations on Desalination, Groundwater Management and Public Private Partnership in MENA, participants agreed to collaboratively engage in the preparation and organization...
Water Management: Jobs for the Future? Testimonies from the MENA Region
Mar 23, 2016 / Blog entry
The needs for investment in the water sector are considerable in the Mediterranean region. Water demand - driven by urbanization, the development of tourism, irrigated agriculture and industrialization - is growing rapidly. The water sector should also be able to respond promptly to the various natural and human crises that could arise: droughts...
Regulating Water Services Provision in MENA - Workshop Summary Report
Post-Arab Spring: Sustainable Development via a Nexus Approach
Sep 16, 2015 / Blog entry
In September 2015, Arab countries will need to commit to contributing to the ambitious Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Achieving them poses an even greater challenge since the Arab Spring has reversed the social and economic progress that these countries had experienced at the beginning of the 21st century. An original nexus approach should...
[Workshop] Regulating Water Services Provision in MENA
Aug 05, 2015 / Highlight
The World Bank and the Center for Mediterranean Integration (CMI) in partnership with GIZ and the Public-Private Infrastructure Advisory Facility (PPIAF), are organizing the first regional workshop on Regulating Water Services Provision in MENA in Marseille, France, on July 28-30th, 2015.
The workshop brings together water and sanitation service...
Approche économique de la gestion de la demande en eau en Méditerranée : instruments économiques
Jul 31, 2015 / Library
Gérer la demande en eau impose d’élargir le champ d’analyse des facteurs déterminants de la demande, afin de cibler l’application des instruments économiques pour répondre aux enjeux clés de la gestion de l’eau, en cohérence avec les politiques et instruments sectoriels.
Over extraction of Groundwater Resources: What Are The Solutions?
Jul 31, 2015 / Library
The amount of water extracted from aquifers worldwide has increased threefold in the past fifty years, leading to an aggravated overdraft of these common resources. This “pumping race” brings about major adverse economic, environmental and social impacts. However, economic analysis and evidence-based knowledge teach us that it is possible to...
Facing Water Scarcity in the Mediterranean
Jul 31, 2015 / Library
Pressure on water resources has reached critical levels in many countries in the Mediterranean Basin. Sophisticated water mobilization strategies have been implemented but physical, financial and environmental constraints linked to such supply-side approach demonstrate that better management of already mobilized water is necessary. Acting upon...
L’eau en Afrique : à Quel Prix?
Climate Change Adaptation: Quick Action Needed
Jul 15, 2015 / Blog entry
Interview of Stéphane Simonet by Rahel Laudien
The recently published World Bank report “Turn Down the Heat III” describes future climate change impacts in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region in a 4°degree warmer world with devastating consequences for development. Therefore, adaptation to climate change is urgently needed to...
Economic tools for Water Demand Management
Synthèse de l’atelier régional sur la Gestion de la Demande en Eau (GDE) en Méditerranée
Inter-sectoral Water Allocation
4th Regional Workshop on WDM – Synthesis
2nd Mediterranean Water Forum - Liste des participants
Instruments for Groundwater Management
Promoting Sustainable Water Management in the Mediterranean
Jun 30, 2015 / Highlight
As part of the 2nd Mediterranean Water Forum, held in Murcia, Spain from 25 to 27 November 2014, the French Development Agency (AFD) and Plan Bleu organized the 4th Regional Forum on Water Demand Management (WDM).
About a hundred of policymakers, specialists and water services operators from 12 Mediterranean countries, including partners...
Territory‐scaled information and awareness raising
Water Demand Management: Mediterranean context
Water Demand Management: Spanish Experience
A decision-making support guide for local authorities
Water Demand Management: From Zaragoza to Murcia
Gestion de la Demande en Eau au Maroc