Over 50 participants from several ministries and public agencies from the water, agriculture and environment sectors as well as local and regional water administrations, representatives of water users groups, experts and researchers, and representatives from international finance institutions and... read more
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... read more
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... read more
CMI and Plan Bleu facilitate discussion on Water Demand Management options for local governments – Tunis, February 19-20, 2014
Local governments, especially municipalities, are on the frontline for the provision of basic services in water, energy and transport, while in Southern and Eastern... read more
The seminar was held in the Beirut World Bank country office, in partnership with the Islamic Education Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO), and brought together approximately 25 participants. The event convened organizational stakeholders and various water entrepreneurs/startups from... read more
The objective of the workshop (organized by WB/CMI) was to present and discuss the results of a CMI-World Bank study on reducing water losses with case studies from several target countries in the MENA region (e.g. Morocco, Tunisia, Malta, Albania, and Cyprus). A total of 55 participants from 16... read more
CMI to support Groundwater Resources Management in Morocco – Skhirat, March 26-27, 2014
Groundwater often serves as a last resort in contexts of water scarcity, and this common pool resource is heavily overexploited in Morocco and throughout the Mediterranean. Current ineffective centralized... read more
How are water utilities in the Mediterranean region controlling and reducing their water losses and what has been the recent trends?
Can a water utility separate real losses (leakages) from commercial losses (water utilized by customers but not billed) and for what purposes? Is the non-revenue... read more
The Sustainable MED program is a 5 year program aimed at enhancing and accelerating the implementation of trans-boundary pollution reduction, improving water resources management, and developing biodiversity conservation measures in priority hotspots and sensitive areas in selected Mediterranean... read more