Digital Revitalization of the Agri-food Sector in Mashreq: Focus on Iraq, Jordan, and Lebanon
May 28, 2021 / Library
Sustainably developing the agri-food sector in Mashreq countries is of paramount importance for food security, job creation, expanded export potential, and social stability and inclusion.Digital technologies could create a new momentum for economic development by accelerating the structural transformation process and by supporting the transition...
National Climate Change Data Sets to Support Planning and Investment in Morocco
Apr 29, 2021 / Library
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.
The data are organized in two packages. The first...
Valuing Water: Religious, social, cultural perspectives from Palestine
[Call for Contributions] Youth for Sustainable Food Systems: #Youth4SFS
Apr 06, 2021 / Highlight
The CIHEAM Watch Letter is an electronic publication sharing short contributions on the issues of agricultural and rural development , fisheries and coastal development and more generally on food systems in the Mediterranean to a large and heterogeneous audience.
For this special edition (No 41) the International Center for Advanced...
[Agenda] World Water Day E-Conference on Valuing Water in the Mediterranean region
[Webinar] World Water Day E-Conference on Valuing Water in the Mediterranean region
Mar 10, 2021 / Highlight
Due to the evolving situation of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and the growing health concerns related to this virus, the Center for Mediterranean Integration (CMI) has decided to organize its 5th edition of the World Water Day 2021 workshop virtually.
Every year, the World Water Day draws the world’s attention...
[Report] Understanding Morocco’s Climate Futures – Using National climate change data sets to support planning and investment
Etude du Nexus de la Sécurité de l’Eau en Afrique du Nord
Données climatiques du Maroc -Téléchargement, traitement et partage
Enjeux de la gestion de l’eau au Maroc dans un contexte de changement climatique
Intégration de la composante «changement climatique» dans la planification des ressources en eau
Méthodes d'évaluation du changement climatique et de génération des données de scénarios climatiques pour le Maroc
Accompagnement de la banque mondiale au secteur de l’eau au Maroc
Introduction au traitement des données
Changement climatique et agriculture au Maroc
Contexte, portée et résultats clés de l'activité &Présentation des objectifs et du programme de l'atelier
[WORKSHOP AGENDA] Understanding Morocco’s Climate Futures – Using National climate change data sets to support planning and investment
[PRESS RELEASE] UK-funded project delivers new climate data to support water and agriculture management in Morocco
Understanding Morocco’s Climate Futures – Using National climate change data sets to support planning and investment
Feb 15, 2021 / Highlight
Climate change adds new complexity to Morocco’s economic growth by bringing increased stresses to water and land systems, so affecting water and food insecurity. The climate shocks in recent years of droughts and floods have unfortunately highlighted the impacts of these extreme events. With global models predicting that these will...
Guidance Document: Local Inclusion for Migrants and Refugees
Jan 15, 2021 / Library
After a first meeting at the margins of International Conference to Adopt the Global Compact for Migration in 2018, the Center for Mediterranean Integration (CMI), the Organization for Economic Cooperation and development (OECD), the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat), the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), the United...
CMI/FEMISE MED BRIEFS: COVID-19 Implications in the Mediterranean
Dec 17, 2020 / Highlight
The coronavirus has proved to be a serious threat not only to people’s health but also to economies and societies of all countries, regardless of their level of development. This crisis presents a real test to the resilience of the Southern and Eastern Mediterranean countries, as it came at a time when they were challenged to keep...
General Guidelines for CMI-FEMISE “COVID-19 MED BRIEFS”
Deterioration of Food (In)security in the South Mediterranean and MENA Region in Times of Covid-19
Dec 15, 2020 / Library
This brief focuses on food insecurity in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, with specific examples from the South Mediterranean (Maghreb, Mashreq) countries, and on how it is aggravating during a global shock such as the Covid-19 pandemic. It examines the socio-economic situation on the ground and proposes recommendations to absorb...
[New Website] Dialogue of the Two Shores
Dec 14, 2020 / Highlight
Background & Context
The Summit of the Two Shores, an initiative of French President Emmanuel Macron took place in Marseille on 24 June 2019. Building on unprecedented consultations with Mediterranean civil society, this event aims to boost cooperation between countries in the Western Mediterranean by implementing projects that support...
Water and Climate Change Entrepreneurial E-Bootcamp
Nov 24, 2020 / Highlight
See Bootcamp's website
Back in June 2020, in the framework of the World Water Day organized annually by the Center for Mediterranean Integration (CMI), the CMI, Cewas Middle East and the Mediterranean Youth for Water MedYWat network, jointly implemented an e-Hackathon which gathered 61 young participants from the Mediterranean...
CMI and FEMISE Seal Partnership: Cooperation for Knowledge Creation and Policy Impact
Nov 10, 2020 / Highlight
Marseille, France, 10 November 2020 – The Center for Mediterranean Integration (CMI), and FEMISE signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) marking the launch of a new collaboration agreement between the two organizations. CMI and FEMISE will conduct joint initiatives to reinforce Mediterranean dialogue and build synergies among Mediterranean...
Policy Responses to the Environmental Challenges of COVID-19 in the Southern Mediterranean Region in a Short- and Medium-run Perspective
Nov 10, 2020 / Library
The COVID-19 pandemic has caused an unprecedented shock in all areas of human activity. Although the pandemic is not over and a wide range of its impacts has not yet unfolded, governments are required to act promptly to diminish its negative consequences.
This brief discloses several keystones of the short- and medium-run policy strategy to let...
COVID-19, Challenges and Opportunities: The case of Tunisia
Oct 26, 2020 / Library
Given the growing impact of COVID-19, the initial measures taken by the Tunisian authorities failed to address the second wave effectively. After providing an overview of the Tunisian public debt situation prior to the pandemic and of the subsequent challenges posed by the Covid-19 crisis, the brief suggests additional measures to counter the...
State of the Environment and Development (SoED) in the Mediterranean
Oct 25, 2020 / Library
The SoED provides a comprehensive and up-to-date assessment of environment and development interactions in the Mediterranean region. The aim of the SoED 2020 is to increase awareness and understanding of the state of the Mediterranean, underlying driving forces and impacts, as well as to propose potential responses, while facilitating the...