ReWater MENA project kicks off water reuse field trials in Lebanon: Results will inform the formulation of reuse norms and demonstrate the effectiveness of on-farm practices for safe water reuse

In July 2019, the Lebanese Agricultural Research Institute (LARI), a key partner of the ReWater MENA project in Lebanon, kicked off a two year-field trial in the Bekaa valley. Established at LARI’s Tel Amara station in central Bekaa, on the right bank of the Litani River, this pilot will serve…

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Examining Participatory Approaches to Water Reuse: Lebanese Experts Gear Up for Process Design at ReWater Event

With public participation seen as key to long-term results, IWMI’s ReWater MENA project is working with local partners to build skills and launch participatory processes. The SIDA funded- project in Lebanon recently facilitated a three-day training on «Public Participation» at the Lebanese Agricultural Research Institute (LARI), from 27 to 29…

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Field visit to Marsa Matrouh in Egypt

The ReWater MENA project team, accompanied by representatives from Lisode, conducted a field visit to a water and wastewater treatment plant in Matrouh on May 22, 2019. Matrouh is a coastal governorate located 440 kilometers northwest of Cairo, overlooking the Mediterranean Sea. The team met with Dr. Ibrahim Khaled, Chairman…

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Field visits to Jordan Valley

On March 27, 2019, IWMI’s ReWater MENA Project team, accompanied by colleagues from the Royal Scientific Society (RSS), made field visits in the Jordan Valley to assess potential for the development of water reuse models. The visit began in the middle Jordan Valley (Al Aghwar Al Wosta) in Dir Ghalla,…

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Jordan’s first National Steering Committee meeting held

On March 26, 2019, the ReWater MENA project held Jordan’s first National Steering Committee (NSC) meeting at the Royal Scientific Society (RSS). The meeting brought together representatives from the Ministries of Water and Irrigation, Agriculture, Environment and Health as well as the Water Authority of Jordan, Jordan Valley Authority, International…

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