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Opportunities and challenges to out-scaling the use of treated greywater for home farming in Jordan
Jordan is one of the driest countries in the world that struggles to cope with the limited freshwater resources to meet the growing demand from the economy and the domestic sector. To cope with this water shortage, Jordan ...
Letter of collaboration between ICARDA and Mercy Corps
Letter of collaboration for joint research activities between ICARDA and Mercy Corps
The use of the microcatchment water harvesting for fodder shrub production
The Badia constitutes about 90% of the total land area of Jordan, which is 89 342 km2. Its average annual rainfall is < 200 mm. The area with annual rainfall of 100–200 mm is considered the promising rangeland for ...
Microcatchment water harvesting systems for fruit trees and shrubs
This report will focus on results of 2004/05 and 2005/06 seasons in which the conventional handmade microcatchment was compared to the mechanized one through research done at the Jordan University of Science and Technology site.
Water Benchmarks of CWANA project: Monitoring and Evaluation Plan
The comprehensive project consists of three main projects: the Badia Benchmark Project in Jordan, which includes two satellite projects in Saudi Arabia and Libya, the Rainfed Benchmark Project in Morocco, which includes ...
WLI Newsletter: August issue
This newsletter highlights WLI project achievements, collaborations and upcoming meetings.
Rehabilitation and Integrated Management of Dry Rangelands Environments with Water Harvesting
The Central and West Asia and North Africa (CWANA) region encompasses large areas of arid and semi-arid zones. These zones may be defined as areas where rainfall, relative to the level of evapotranspiration, is inadequate ...
Selection and Characterization Of the Badia Benchmark research site
How suitable an area is for WH depends on local society, farming practices, and whether the area meets the basic technical requirements of the WH system in question. When planning such systems, appropriate data must be ...
Water benchmarks of CWANA - Second phase: 1st Annual Progress Report 2010-2011
1st Annual Progress Report 2010-2011 for the Community-Based Optimization of the Management of Scarce Water Resources in Agriculture in West Asia and North Africa project. Second phase
Selection and Characterization of Badia Watershed Research Sites
This report describes the use of improved methodologies developed for identifying water-harvesting sites. It also provides general guidelines for determining site potential in relation to various parameters. The approach ...