Promoting Sustainable Agricultural Water Management Policies in The Mediterranean Region
Regional Knowledge Program on Water
Oct 20, 2016 / Program
Center for Mediterranean Integration
Agence Française de Développement
Deutsche Gesellschaft fuer Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)
European Investment Bank
International Center for Advanced Mediterranean Agronomic Studies (CIHEAM)
Union for the Mediterranean
Education Reform to Create Entrepreneurs
Oct 10, 2016 / Blog entry
The demographic clock is ticking on both sides of the Mediterranean – from an aging workforce on one end to a workforce surplus on the other. Yet whatever the demographic dynamics, the Mediterranean space is facing an incredible challenge: providing a safe, buoyant and prosperous future for its youth which would benefit its societies, their...
Florida Bikes and Cycle Egypt: An Exemplary Synergy between a Start-up and a Cultural Initiative
Oct 03, 2016 / Blog entry
Cycling still has to fight so many battles to be accepted as a sustainable urban mode of transport in Egypt. Being not socially accepted, cycling is perceived as not suitable for respectful people.
On the one hand, the Egyptian society is very conservative and, historically, cycling always had a bad reputation: those who cannot afford buying a...
Promoting Public Private Partnership "PPP" to Include Transportation Start-ups in Greater Cairo
Oct 03, 2016 / Blog entry
Transportation has direct impact on the economy, the environment and people’s mobility. On one hand, the air quality is getting worse and there is pollution due to vehicle emissions resulted from the increasing fuel consumption. On the other hand, the large number of people working in places far away from their residence directly affect traffic...
Arab World Start-ups Need Partners, Pathways, and Talent to Access Markets
Sep 26, 2016 / Blog entry
Market access is critical to the growth of start-ups in the Middle East and North Africa(MENA). Start-ups seeking to scale up their operations need to think in terms of regional, rather than solely national, growth strategies from day one. However, maneuvering themselves into new countries is a complex process, and one that hinges on finding the...
Digital Technologies for Economic Development in the Mediterranean
Sep 26, 2016 / MDF
Starts: Nov 4, 2016 Ends: Nov 4, 2016
Location: Villa Méditerranée, Marseille, France
A multi-partner dialogue to try to answer the following questions: What is the impact of digital technologies on economic development? How can digital technologies provide solutions to operational improvements to promote growth, employment and fight...
The Paradox of Higher Education in MENA
Jun 30, 2016 / Blog entry
This blog originally appeared in Future Development.
Note: This is an English version of my keynote speech given at the recent MENA conference on “Paradigm Shifts in Tertiary Education” in Algiers on May 30-June 2.
The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) was the cradle of higher education. The three oldest, still-functioning...
Sustainable Urban Transport - Middle East and North Africa - Issue #1
Jun 22, 2016 / Library
First Webinar organized by the Community of Practice for Sustainable Urban Transport : How to implement a mass transport project?
Monday, July 18, 2016
Rabat 10:00 / 11:00 Algiers, Tunis / Paris 12:00 / 13h00 Beirut
The implementation of mass transit projects includes difficult challenges for many southern cities in the Mediterranean. With...
Community of Practice on Sustainable Urban Transport
Jun 22, 2016 / Program
Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Tunisia, Turkey, West Bank and Gaza, and also Libya, Syria and other MENA countries
Agence Française de Développement (AFD)
CODATU (Cooperation for Urban Mobility in the Developing World)
CEREMA (Center for Studies and Expertise on Risks,...
Mainstreaming Environment on Demand
May 11, 2016 / Blog entry
Plan Bleu, one of CMI’s partners, has recently finalized the Regional governance and knowledge generation project (ReGoKo), on behalf of Egypt, Lebanon, Morocco, Tunisia and Palestine. Running from January 2012 to October 2015, the GEF-funded initiative fostered the integration of environmental issues into sectoral and development policies of...
UNHCR Syrian Refugee Portal Infographic: Egypt
Egypt Regional Refugee and Resilience Plan
Migration Initiatives 2015 - Middle East and North Africa
3RP Regional Guidance Kit for Planning 2016
World Bank Visual: Why MENA needs a New Social Contract
Compendium on Good and Innovative Practices in the Regional Response to the Syria Crisis
Overview: 2016 Syria Humanitarian Response Plan & 2016-2017 Regional Refugee Resilience Plan
3RP Refugee and Resilience Plan 2016-2017 Regional Strategic Overview
Atelier regional Le Matin
Article laquotidienne LaQuotidienne newsletter
MFPE-Forsati—Tunisie Country: Tunisia
TVET-Fund—Jordan Country; Jordan
Monitoring and Evaluating Employment and Vocational Training Programs
Mar 17, 2016 / Highlight
The World Bank, the French Development Agency and the Center for Mediterranean Integration organized a regional knowledge sharing and capacity building workshop on Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) of employment and Technical and Vocational Training (TVET) programs.
The workshop, which was officially launched by the Moroccan Minister of...
Article atelier S&E formation emploi
OFPPT-Form-Pro—Maroc Country: Morocco
Article le matin, S. Bencherki/Le Matin