Groundwater in AZRAQ Basin
Agenda: Regional Workshop on Groundwater Resources
Regional Workshop for Decision-makers on Groundwater Management
Apr 10, 2017 / Highlight
As part of the CMI program on Water Demand Management, a regional workshop on decentralized and participatory groundwater management was organized on March 9-10, 2017 in Marseille by AFD and the World Bank with the co-funding of the MENA Multi Donor Trust Fund, water scarce cities initiative, and GIZ, and a valuable technical partnership and...
#WaterHeroes أبطال المياه#
Mar 28, 2017 / Highlight
Youth has an important role to play in working towards water security and increased water awareness. We asked young people who are involved in innovative water-related projects around the Mediterranean to speak up and share their message, these are the results.
للشباب دور مهم في الأمن المائي وزيادة الوعي حول قضايا الثروة المائية....
[Agenda] Youth Innovating with Wastewater for a Sustainable Mediterranean
Youth Innovating with Wastewater for a Sustainable Mediterranean
Mar 06, 2017 / Highlight
The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region is the most water scarce region in the world, with 15 countries in the region suffering from extreme water scarcity (less than 500 m³/year of renewable water per capita per year). Numerous phenomena are further worsening water security in the region, notably climate change and...
Working Amid Fragility: Delivering Results in Essential Services in Palestine
Feb 27, 2017 / Blog entry
As far back as 320 BC, the Ancient Greeks made laws forbidding people to throw away their waste or leave it to accumulate in unpaved streets and roadways. They realized that dumping household garbage and the improper incineration of solid waste were making pollution worse and jeopardizing public health—just as, today in Palestine, the burning and...
Municipalities in Jordan and Turkey look to Palestinian Example of Waste Disposal
Feb 27, 2017 / Blog entry
Since the Syrian crisis began almost six years ago, Jordanian and Turkish mayors have faced the challenge of how to manage the impact of Syrian refugees on their municipalities? In host municipalities, population increase has had a huge impact on infrastructure and the delivery of public services.
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Municipalities Learn from the Palestinian Experience in Waste Management
Feb 27, 2017 / Library
The current refugee crisis in the Middle East is increasing pressure on the environment. Mayors from Jordan and Turkey visited Palestine to learn about the waste management of Al-Minya landfill in Bethlehem.
أدت أزمة اللاجئين الحالية في منطقة الشرق الأوسط إلى زيادة الضغط على البيئة. وفي هذا السياق، قام وفد من رؤساء البلديات من الاردن وتركيا...
Energy Generation from Waste
European Practice in Waste Management at Greek Islands / Best Practice for Municipalities Hosting Refugees
Climate Change and Migration: Evidence from the Middle East and North Africa
Environmental Consequences of the Syria Crisis
Dealing with Water Scarcity Through Desalination, Non-Revenue Water Reduction and PPPS
Medecc: Towards an Improved Scientific Assessment of Climate Change and Its Impacts in The Mediterranean Basin
Feb 06, 2017 / Blog entry
The Mediterranean region is affected by numerous aspects of environmental change, including climate change, overexploitation and pollution of air and water. The Fifth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has highlighted the region as one of the most vulnerable in the world. Having warmed more than the global...
Mediterra 2016: Zero Waste in the Mediterranean
Jan 31, 2017 / Library
The 2016 FAO-CIHEAM Joint edition of Mediterra offers an innovative and prospective approach on the issues of triple waste reduction including agricultural losses, waste of natural resources and waste of knowledge and knowhow.
Host Municipalities Network Webinar- PPPs and New Technologies in Solid Waste Management
Jan 23, 2017 / Highlight
Context and Rationale
Following the exchanges during the Peer-to-Peer Learning Workshop for Municipalities Hosting Refugees held in Amman, Jordan, from May 30th-June 1st 2016, CMI is organizing a series of workshops on priority sectors identified by municipalities affected by refugee influx, which will gather municipal, governmental and NGOs...
[Agenda] Non-Revenue Water (NRW) Reduction in Urban Water Utilities: Experiences and Challenges in the Mediterranean Region
NRW Reduction in Urban Water Utilities Experiences and Challenges in the Mediterranean Region