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JORDAN COUNTRY REPORT

This report aims at supporting the partner countries in gradually developing or extending their national environmental information systems in line with the SEIS principles in terms of content,

Managing groundwater sustainably

Groundwater is the most abundant source of freshwater on Earth The total volume of fresh groundwater stored on Earth is between 8 and 10 million km3, or 96% of non-frozen freshwater. Groundwater pr...

Guide to Hydrological Practices

Hydrology is the science that deals with the occurrence
and distribution of the waters of the Earth in
time and space, both above and below the land
surface, including their chemical, biological...

Environmental Issues in Jordan, Solutions and Recomm...

Jordan’s natural resources are limited to support population in a sustainable manner.
However, its environment is exposed to a number of threats. In order to best explain Jordan's
environmental d...

Impact of a domestic wastewater treatment plant on g...

An assessment of groundwater pollution in the area surrounding a domestic wastewater treatment
plant in northern Jordan has been carried out. Groundwater in the study area is classified as alkalin...

Climate Change from a Gender Perspective

A final report on the conference and technical discussions co-led by the USAID
Takamol-Jordan Gender Program, the Jordanian Ministry of Environment, and Arizona
State University from 31 January t...

Energy, Climate Change and Environment

Efforts to respond to climate change are changing the way the energy sector is developing, and the increased
ambition of the Paris Agreement on climate change, agreed at COP21 in December 2015, is...

مشروع توفير المياه والطاقة من خلال التصميم والبناء

Presentation on “Building a Smart Program for Saving Water & Energy through Design and Construction”: presentation that provides facts and advices around thermal insulation and solar water heaters....

نصائح حول تصميم وتركيب السخان الشمسي - رسم يباني

Provide facts and types of thermal insulations and how solar water heaters saves energy. This material was developed by Green Building Council as part of USAID grant to address water and energy iss...

حقائق ونصائح حول السخان الشمسي

Provide definition, design and the importance of solar heaters. This material was developed by Green Building Council as part of USAID grant to address water and energy issues in Jordan.