Concerned Mediterranean stakeholders need to be aware of the main obstacles to their water resilience. Their capabilities should be developed, and ultimately, they should be provided with suitable "nexus solutions". With this knowledge, the Center for Migration Integration (CMI)-led water security... more
Since the 1990s, temperatures have risen and precipitation has decreased gradually, with a steeper trend over the past few years. Given the significance of rainfall to the nation's agricultural and water resource systems, the changes are raising challenging issues for supply and demand management.... more
The data sets relate to the activity report named “Understanding Morocco’s Climate Futures – Using National climate change data sets to support planning and investment” which was presented and discussed during an e-workshop to the attention of Morocco’s national stakeholder on February 3, 2021.
Ghadeer Arafeh and Faissal Aziz, two members of the Mediterranean Youth for Water (MedYWat), won a research grant of 100.000 euros from the IHE Delft Institute for Water Education for their project on “MENARA: Assessment of Wastewater Treatment Technologies and Promotion of Smart Irrigation Systems... more
Climate change threatens to drive 100 million more people into poverty in the next 15 years. The World Bank Group adopted a new Climate Change Action Plan that will help developing countries address this challenge and meet their COP21 climate commitments. Discover how the plan will support... more
The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region has never faced such significant stress on its ageing infrastructure like it does today, with one of the most telling being the substantial increase in the need for electricity. It is estimated that electricity demand in the MENA region will... more
Morocco’s vision of inclusive green growth is based on better management of natural resources to generate more jobs, value and wellbeing from existing assets.
The end of fossil fuel subsidies has favored an increase in renewable energy investments and allowed government spending... more
As world leaders come together at the UN General Assembly to adopt new sustainable development goals, climate change activists gear up for Climate Week in New York City and the Pope brings his message to the United Nations, a shared vision of our future is coming into clear focus.
If we are... more
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,... more
Some regions will have too much water and others will have too little, according to a comprehensive new study on Climate Change by the World Bank Group. This look at the effects on the Middle East, Latin America and Central Asia is awash with suggestions to prepare for a changing world. Turn Down... more