AMMAN - Sweden, the Union for the Mediterranean and the Global Water Partnership – Mediterranean, on Monday, 8 May 2023, inaugurated integrated technical solutions for sustainable agriculture in Salt Governorate. These involve reuse of treated wastewater from Wadi Shuayb Wastewater Treatment Plant for irrigation, after its tertiary treatment through constructed wetlands, with pumping powered by renewable solar energy, and climate-resilient planting.
A new initiative exclusively funded by the Coca-Cola Foundation and implemented by GWP-Med is expected to save an estimated 3 million waters annually for the Municipality of Aglantzia in Cyprus through the use of recycled water and smart technology for green spaces irrigation.
During the 2nd Pinios Pilot Technical Workshop organised in the framework of the Horizon 2020 REXUS project, whereby GWP-Med is leading the Communication Work Package, local media featured interviews and articles by the projects partners and highlighted the participatory process of designing a sustainable future for the basin.
The 2nd Multi-stakeholder Consultation in Lebanon consolidated MedProgramme’s engagement towards sustainability in the Mediterranean Region through the promotion of synergistic efforts among the Water-Energy-Food-Ecosystems (WEFE) Nexus approach, the preparation of a strategy for Integrated Coastal Zone Management (ICZM) and conjunctive surface and groundwater management interventions.
High-level representatives from Tunisia’s central government and stakeholders actively engaged on fruitful discussions on transformative change in gender equality in water and climate resilient policies.
The installation of the innovative 'Zero Drop water cooler' marks the completion of GWP-Med's Zero Drop program in Folegandros, which boosted the island's water supply by an additional 42.000.000 litres of water annually.
Under the GEF/UNEP MedProgramme, a Nexus Policy Dialogue for Lebanon based on a Nexus Assessment, led by GWP-Med aims to promote tangible solutions contributing to the security of water, energy and food resources, while protecting valuable ecosystems and their functions.
GWP-Med is leading Work Packages on Policy & Governance, and Stakeholder Engagement in the new PRIMA Acquaount project aims at promoting IWRM at macro and micro levels through the use of innovative digital tools.