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World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought 2018: Smart Choices to Preserve our Land

The Arab region has limited land resources while it faces daunting challenges that include high population and urbanization growth rates, resource over-exploitation, diminishing water resources,...

ESCWA’s approach to Key Social Groups and Emerging Issues in the Arab region

ESCWA is an active regional partner in several United Nations initiatives addressing the situation of key social groups – notably youth, older persons and persons with disabilities – as well as...

Water-Energy Nexus Operational Toolkit: Technology Transfer Module

This module, implemented within a United Nations Development Account (DA) project on “Developing the capacities of ESCWA member countries to address the water and energy nexus for achieving...

Water-Energy Nexus Operational Toolkit: Renewable Energy Module

This module was prepared as part of the United Nations Development Account project on developing the capacity of ESCWA Member Countries to address the water and energy nexus for achieving...

Natural Gas Vehicle in Transportation in the Arab Region: Fact Sheet

The Arab region is highly dependent on fossil fuels as a transport fuel which has one of the highest growth rates of carbon dioxide emissions. Although the use of natural gas vehicles in the Arab...

Developing the Capacities of the Arab Countries for Climate Change Adaptation Using Integrated Water Resources Management Tools

The training modules were developed within the framework of the United Nations Development Account (UNDA) project on “Developing the Capacities of the Arab Countries for Climate Change Adaptation...

Climate Change Adaptation in Economic Development Using Integrated Water Resources Management Tools

The training modules were developed within the framework of the United Nations Development Account (UNDA) project on “Developing the Capacities of the Arab Countries for Climate Change Adaptation...

Climate Change Adaptation in Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Using Integrated Water Resources Management Tools

The training modules were developed within the framework of the United Nations Development Account (UNDA) project on “Developing the Capacities of the Arab Countries for Climate Change Adaptation...

Case Study on Policy Reforms to Promote Renewable Energy in Jordan

Having scarce natural resources, Jordan’s concerns over energy security and fossil fuel import dependency have intensified due to the political events in recent years. In fact, Jordan currently...

Case Study on Policy Reforms to Promote Renewable Energy in the United Arab Emirates

UAE is one of the major oil and gas producers; nevertheless, its journey to renewable energy started in 2006 in Abu Dhabi when the Government announced the creation of the Masdar Initiative in an...

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