The Palestinian Economy: Save the Jordan “River”

A European Union Plan to Rehabilitate the Jordan River is expected to help agriculture and tourism flourish in the region Two weeks ago, EcoPeace, “formerly known as” Friends of the Earth with branches in Israel, Jordan and the Palestinian Authority held in the East of the Dead Sea a conference to present a masterplan for […]

The Conference on Sustainable Development in the Jordan Valley: a Unique Forum for Regional Leaders to Connect amidst Political Divide

The November 10-12, 2014 International Conference on Sustainable Development in the Jordan Valley brought together over one hundred and fifty government officials from Jordan, Palestine and Israel, international diplomatic representatives, international development agency representatives, and basin experts. This regional conference was convened in the weeks surrounding the 20th anniversary of the Israeli-Jordan Peace Treaty, as […]

Second Stakeholder Consultation Meeting for the Rehabilitation of the Jordan River Basin

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.