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...
Urban Mobility in Mediterranean Cities: Feedback & Perspectives
Jul 31, 2015 / Highlight
The program « Sustainable Urban Transport » of the CMI, coordinated and funded by the AFD, that delegated implementation to CODATU, started in 2010 with an inaugural conference in Damascus (Syria).
In its first phase the program activity has consisted mainly in the organization of regional seminars and thematic workshops (Damascus...
Synthèse de l’atelier régional sur la Gestion de la Demande en Eau (GDE) en Méditerranée
Instruments for Groundwater Management
Territory‐scaled information and awareness raising
2nd Mediterranean Water Forum - Liste des participants
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...
Inter-sectoral Water Allocation
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
CMI program on Water Demand Management
MedCop21 Roundtable on Climate Change: Financing and Beyond
Jun 24, 2015 / Library
In the context of the MEDCOP21 Mediterranean Climate Summit, the Center for Mediterranean Integration (CMI) organized a high-level dialogue on “Climate Change: Financing and beyond”. This event was held with support from the European Investment Bank and in media partnership with France Médias Monde group.
WB (2014), Climate Change and Migration: Evidence for the Middle East and North Africa (English)
Turn Down the Heat: Climate Extremes, Regional Impacts, and the Case for Resilience
Tools for Building Urban Resilience: Integrating Risk Information into Investment Decisions
WB Quick Note #128, "Impact of Weather Shocks on MENA Households", by Quentin Wodon and Andrea Liverani
Cities and Flooding. A guide to Integrated Urban Flood Risk Management for the 21st Century. A Summary for policy makers
WB Quick Note #102, “Improving the Reliability of Weather and Climate Services in Yemen”
Safer Homes, Stronger Communities
Urban Risk Assessments: An Approach for Understanding Disaster and Climate Risk in Cities
WB (2012), MENA Development Report, Adaptation to a Changing Climate in the Arab Countries.
WDR 2014, Risk and Opportunity: Managing Risk for Development
Climate change, disaster risk, and the urban poor: cities building resilience for a changing world
WB Quick Note #105, “Natural Disasters in MENA: A Regional Overview”
Weather and climate resilience : effective preparedness through national meteorological and hydrological services
WB Quick Note #79, “Adaptation to a Changing Climate in the Arab Countries”