The first white papers, which is produced as part of the series of white papers undertaken in partnership between FEMISE, RSS, ANPE, CRES, UNICT, UAB and ECITD in the WEF-CAP project, is entitled: Towards the Adoption of an Integrated WaterEnergy-Food Nexus approach in Jordan: Challenges & Opportunities by Dr.Maryse Louis, and Ms.Sophie Dahdouh, experts in Mediterranean socio-economics at Femise and Ms.Shada El-Sherif, green economy expert in Jordan and the MENA region in English & in Arabic.
Water, energy and food are essential resources for human survival and economic development. Jordan is among the most dependent countries in the world on foreign energy sources and has to struggle with a stark water scarcity, being one of the water poorest countries in the world. In addition to poor water resources for irrigation and limited agricultural land, an appraisal of food security in the country also reveals its vulnerability.
Despite these challenges, the Jordanian government is clearly determined to find solutions and to achieve its objectives of being placed one of the most vibrant and modernized economies of the region. This was reflected in the country’s vision of 2022-2033.
Dive in this white paper for more about Jordan WEF Integrated approach challenges and opportunities
Structure of the White Paper
- The Water-Energy-Food in Jordan: An overview
- 2.1. Climate-related challenges and national initiatives
- 2.2.Institutional & legal framework challenges
- Jordan’s “Better Future” through sustainable development
- Opportunities for a WEF-Nexus approach in Jordan
- Conclusion & recommendations
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