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Water in the Middle East and in North Africa

Resources, Protection and Management

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Published by Springer .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Management of land & natural resources,
  • Water resources development,
  • Middle East,
  • Earth Sciences - Geology,
  • Science,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • North Africa,
  • Environmental Science,
  • Science / Earth Sciences / Hydrology,
  • Congresses,
  • Africa, North,
  • Management,
  • Water Supply

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsFathi Zereini (Editor), Wolfgang Jaeschke (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages369
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9054494M
    ISBN 103540207716
    ISBN 109783540207719

    Groundwater depletion in the Middle East from GRACE with implications for transboundary water management in the Tigris-Euphrates-Western Iran region. February Study prepared jointly by NASA and the University of California Irvine. 5 World Bank. Water, Food Security and Agriculture Policy in the Middle East and North Africa region, July This issue is the absolute scarcity of water that sustains the existence of life, the economy, and political stability. Due to a relatively arid and semiarid environment where 85 percent of the land is desert, the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) is the most water-stressed region in the world (World Bank ).

      The Middle East and North Africa region is particularly vulnerable to climate change because of its already scarce water resources, the high levels of aridity, and the long coastal stretch. Adaptation to the impacts of climate change must start from now to build up the resilience of the affected countries and communities within. "Climatic Change and Water Resources in the Middle East and North Africa" is dedicated to high-priority topics related to the impact of climate change on water resources in a water scarce region. The subject is described and discussed in three main .

    By the year , the Middle East and North Africa were importing fifty million tons of grain annually, satisfying the largest demand for water in the region—food : David B. Brooks. A strategy for managing water in the Middle East and North Africa (English) Abstract. Water has always been of central concern to life in the Middle East and North Arica (MENA). Early civilizations emerged along the Tigris-Euphrates and Nile, and the struggle for water shaped life in desert communities. But concerns of the past are dwarfed Cited by:


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"Water on Sand, edited by Alan Mikhail, is a diverse and engaging collection of works that bring environmental history to the forefront of the study of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) in a compelling way. The essays that compose the book cover a significant swath of time-from the twelfth to the twentieth centuries-as well as a vast 5/5(1).

Water availability has for millennia shaped the culture of the people in the part of the world now commonly referred to as the Middle East and North Africa. This huge region extends from the Maghreb, comprising Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Libya, and sometimes Mauritania, into the Mashriq, comprising.

The Middle East and North Africa is a global hotspot of unsustainable water use, especially of groundwater. In some countries, more than half of current water withdrawals exceed what is naturally available; 82% of wastewater is not recycled, presenting a massive opportunity to meet water demands; The region has the greatest expected economic.

Water has always been a source of risks and opportunities in the Middle East and North Africa. Yet rapidly changing socioeconomic, political, and environmental conditions make water security a different, and more urgent, challenge than ever before.

This report shows that achieving water security means much more than coping with water scarcity. Crazy Water, Pickled Lemons: Enchanting dishes from the Middle East, Mediterranean and North Africa [Henry, Diana] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Crazy Water, Pickled Lemons: Enchanting dishes from the Middle East, Mediterranean and North Africa/5(). With the Symposium on "Water of the Middle East and North Africa: Resources, Protection and Management" in Frankfurt on November 25 a platform was created, which enabled participants - scientists and politicians - from twelve countries to discuss the water problems facing the region.

Earth's surface is 71 percent water, but the Middle East and North Africa have access to barely any of it. The region is the most water-scarce in the world, home to just one percent of the world's. This booklet contains the overview, as well as a list of contents, from Beyond Scarcity: Water Security in the Middle East and North Africa.

doi: /. By Martin Keulertz and Eckart Woertz. This book discusses key issues concerning water, energy and food in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. It provides an interdisciplinary account of current developments in the most water-scarce and conflict-torn region in the world.

Key analysts on MENA water, agriculture and energy affairs have been drawn together to. Water conflict in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) primarily deals with three major river basins: the Jordan River Basin, the Tigris-Euphrates River Basin, and the Nile River Basin. The MENA region covers roughly million square km.

There are three major deserts in the MENA region: The Sahara Desert, comprising large sections of Libya and Egypt. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: ix, pages: illustrations, maps ; 25 cm: Contents: Water as a human right in the MENA region: challenges and opportunities --Human rights to water in North Africa and the Middle East: what is new and what is not; what is important and what is not --Right to water: the.

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This review discusses the paleowater availability in the Middle East and North Africa. The region is located at the geographical meeting of Eurasia, Author: Miryam Bar-Matthews. The Middle East and North Africa is home to 6% of the world’s population and less than 2% of the world’s renewable water supply.

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In a keynote speech for the World Water Week in Stockholm on 28 Augustour MENA Program Director Joost Hiltermann assesses the role of water in Middle East conflicts – even, potentially, when used in the cultivation of Yemen’s beloved stimulant, qat. The chronic water shortage in the Middle East North Africa (MENA) region is a perplexing issue, undoubtedly because various operational sectors, multi-institutions and stakeholders are inextricably interconnected.

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