Challenges and Opportunities Associated with the Sustainable Development of the Lower Jordan River Valley: A FoEME Perspective
In partnership with Humboldt University and University of Jordan, Water Energy and Environmental Center in University of Jordan, as well as GIZ and ESCWA, the German Jordanian university organized a conference inaugurated by HRH Prince Hassan Bin Talal tilted “Social Water Studies in the MENA Region” State of the Art and Perspectives on the 28th and 29th […]
“Jordan Valley Authority (JVA) Donor Coordination Meeting: Evolving Roles, Responsibilities and Needs in the Jordan Valley”
Representatives from Friends of the Earth Middle East “FoEME” attended a workshop titled “Jordan Valley Authority (JVA) Donor Coordination Meeting: Evolving Roles, Responsibilities and Needs in the Jordan Valley” that took place on Thursday, September 25th 2014. The workshop organized by USAID/ Jordan “Institutional Support and Strengthening Program “ISSP” presented the results of the Jordan […]
Friends of the Earth Middle East “FoEME” organized a three days Cross Border Farmers Tour that started on the 22nd of June. During the tour, Farmers and Mayors from Jordan and Palestine visited Israel to learn from its experience in waste water treatment and reuse in agriculture.
Amman, Jo On another move towards the rehabilitation of the Jordan River Basin, Friends of the Earth Middle East (FoEME) and its consortium partners from the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) and Global Nature Fund (GNF) in collaboration with the Royal Haskoning DHV held its Second Stakeholder Consultation meeting on June the 26th.
Tamar, Israel On Tuesday the 24th of June, representatives from the Jordanian South Ghor Municipality, Tamar Municipality in Israel and Themar Agricultural Cooperative Society from Jordan in collaboration with EcoPeace / Friends of the Earth Middle East (FoEME) signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the establishment of a “Model Farm”. The Model Farm will serve as a center […]
June 21, 2014 EcoPeace / Friends of the Earth Middle East (FoEME) is very glad to report that after many years of relentless work towards protecting the beautiful terraced landscape of Battir, yesterday afternoon UNESCO registered Battir as a World Heritage site in danger. Gidon Bromberg, Israeli Director at FoEME says: “at this difficult moment […]
Amman, Jo On Saturday, the 14th of June, 2014 representatives from Friends of the Earth Middle East “FoEME” attended a workshop on implementing the Arab Peace Initiative at the Jordanian- Palestinian level. The event that was organized by United Religious Initiative – MENA, a non-profit organization that aims at encouraging interfaith cooperation and inter-cultural understanding, […]
In 1845, Lieutenant William Francis Lynch of the United States and Confederate State Navies sailed on behalf of the US Hydrographic Office in an expedition to the Jordan River and the Dead Sea. Later, he wrote a book dubbed “Narrative of the United States’ Expedition to the River Jordan and the Dead Sea” where he […]
Organised by FoEME and conducted by ForumZFD On a dry Tuesday in Auja, a small West Bank village outside Jericho, the village’s traffic is doubled by 9 a.m. as cars pull in to the EcoCenter established by Friends of the Earth Middle East in 2010. Convening in the center’s main conference room, Palestinian non-profit […]
EcoPeace/Friends of the Earth Middle East organized and led an ambassadors tour to the Jordan Valley on Saturday the 7th of June, 2014. The purpose of the tour was to bring attention to the problems facing the Valley including Solid Waste Management, Sanitation, Agriculture and Farming Practices. FoEME, in this regard has produced a regional […]