6th Project Steering Committee Meeting for the GEF Project (Regional Governance and Knowledge Generation) Implemented by Plan Bleu (Marseille)
Aug 14, 2013 / Highlight
This meeting aimed at completing the project’s work plan and to draw lessons from activities which have already been implemented. The event was attended by representatives from the Ministries of Environment of Tunisia, Morocco, Lebanon, Egypt, and Palestinian Territories.
Water Demand Management
Jul 30, 2013 / Program
French Development Agency (AFD) and Plan Bleu.
Partners include the Mediterranean Water Institute and Tunisia’s National Public Water Supply Utility (SONEDE); ONEMA (French Agency for Water and Wetlands) is a funding partner.
Water demand in the Mediterranean is increasingly met by over-exploitation of...
Natural Capital Accounting for Green Growth in MENA
Feb 18, 2013 / Highlight
Egypt, Lebanon and Morocco have expressed interest in joining the WAVES Natural Capital Accounting (NCA) initiative. They are among the first countries in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region to consider natural capital accounting as a means to encourage green growth, poverty reduction and job creation.
These countries, along with...
Top Executives from 10 Water Utilities in Mediterranean Countries Gather at the CMI to Discuss Water Losses Reduction Strategies
Jan 26, 2013 / Highlight
How are water utilities in the Mediterranean region controlling and reducing their water losses and what has been the recent trends?
Can a water utility separate real losses (leakages) from commercial losses (water utilized by customers but not billed) and for what purposes? Is the non-revenue water indicator (NRW), which measures physical...
Jan 08, 2013 / Program
The World Bank, Plan Bleu, CMI, GIZ.
Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK), Regional Center for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (RCREEE), Municipalities of Beirut, Rabat and Tunis, Ministries of Environment of Lebanon, Morocco, and Tunisia, The World Bank, French Development Agency, European...
Cities & Climate Change
Jan 08, 2013 / Program
The World Bank, Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations (CDC).
World Bank Institute; Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR) (FY14); European Space Agency; Arab Academy for Science, Technology, and Maritime Transportation; Egis Group ; Institut d’Urbanisme d’Ile de France; BRGM.