jordan

A Guidance Note for SDG Implementation in Jordan: Water, Energy, and Climate Change

A Guidance Note for SDG Implementation in Jordan: Water, Energy, and Climate Change

Jordan faces dire environmental challenges. The country is ranked as having one of the lowest...
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Modernizing rainwater harvesting for the dry areas

Modernizing rainwater harvesting for the dry areas

Although there is renewed interest in indigenous rainwater harvesting, traditional practices and...
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What will happen if the world no longer has water?

Jordan could be the first country to run out of water, but it likely wouldn’t be the last. Summer...
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Jordan joins Mediterranean research effort to tackle water, food insecurity

Jordan has become the 19th country to sign up to an international research effort to tackle water...
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Jordan’s youth use innovation to ensure national food security

“We are trying to create a real life ‘Farmville’ in Jordan to ensure food security for all,” said...
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A sustainable future for Jordan

On 19 October 2017, the West Asia – North Africa Institute (WANA) and Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES...
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Seawater-grown food

An agricultural endeavor in Aqaba is using saltwater to alleviate Jordan's strain on food, energy...
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Water and sand: Is groundwater-based farming in Jordan's desert sustainable?

Sustainability of groundwater-based agriculture is questionable in Jordan’s highland due to...
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Local producers teach Ammanites food preservation methods

Mouneh food programme features some of the main food preservation techniques including salting,...
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Rural Family Society wins international award for greywater project

In a desert town infamous for its environmental adversities, a public school for girls is hosting a...
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Water map uses design to raise awareness on scarce resource

The theme of this year’s Amman Design Week triggered the imagination of five local designers to...
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Facing an even hotter, drier climate, Jordan testing desert agriculture

In a patch of barren land that hasn't yielded crops for centuries, engineers from the Sahara Forest...
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