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R-KNOW at the 7th World Water Forum Daegu, Korea

RKNOW had the opportunity to be showcased at the 7th World Water Forum that took place in Daegu, Korea from April 11-17, 2015. Project partners from the different countries presented the R-KNOW network to show how it can become a worldwide knowledge market place for exchanging knowledge on practical and participatory integrated water management (IWRM) approaches. Case studies from the …

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New Policy for Hima Anjar Water Users Association

Through the support of the MAVA Foundation and as a part of the project “Restoring Hima Ecosystems Function through promoting sustainable community-based water management system”, SPNL succeeded  to develop a water policy for the Anjar Water Users Association (WUA) which insures the sustainable management of water resources and improved management of the Anjar spring. Around 6 policy workshop were organized in …

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Water Monitoring Workshop

As a part of the project ”Restoring Hima Ecosystem functions through promoting sustainable community -based water management systems “in Hima Anjar- Kfar Zabad IBA” Funded by MAVA foundation, SPNL organized a two day training workshop on the sustainable management of water resources in relation to agriculture productivity through water and soil monitoring on August 23-24 at Anjar Water Users Association. …

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Coping with Water Crisis

Through the generous funding of the USAID- OTI Lebanon project , SPNL in collaboration with the municipality of Anjar and Anjar Water Users Association (WUA) started the project “Safe Guarding Agriculture Based Economy in Anjar”. The following project has a three month duration, where it aims to support the community of Anjar ,especially farmers in coping with the water crisis …

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MAVA project success story continues in Hima Anjar

Through the generous support of the MAVA foundation, SPNL has been implementing since January 2013, the project titled “Restoring Hima Ecosystem functions though promoting sustainable community -based water management systems” in the Himas of Anjar and Kfar Zabad IBA”.   The first year’s project interventions focused on improving the agriculture water management in Hima Anjar through several interventions with the …

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The absence of rainfall in Lebanon: upcoming water crisis?

By Giulia Del Sarto Lebanon will face a water crisis this spring and summer due to unprecedented scarcity in rainfall. January 2014 – usually the rainiest month of the year – have witnessed an awkwardly sunny weather. Until January 21, rainfall rates in Lebanon had failed to reach the normal yearly average, according to meteorological figures at Beirut’s international airport. …

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SPNL Joins a New Regional Project on Water Resources Management

SPNL attended a regional meeting in Amman, Jordan on 7-9 October, 2013 for the project entitled “Regional Knowledge Network on Systemic Approaches to Water Resources Management”. It is a three year regional project funded by the European Union working in five countries (Lebanon, Palestine, Jordan, Egypt and Morocco) where its main goal is to promote systemic approaches to integrated water …

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Improving the Water Availability at Hima Upper Akkar

The Social, Ecological and Agricultural Resilience in the Face of Climate Change (SEARCH) project aims at developing and piloting a resilience framework for local action planning capacities and methodologies to increase climate change resilience through joint learning, planning and testing by stakeholders in demonstration sites. As part of the pilot project activities, SPNL and Mada in collaboration with IUCN are …

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MAVA Project Intervention in Anjar Contributes to Water Management

As a part of the project titled “Restoring Hima Ecosystem functions through promoting sustainable community -based water management systems which is implemented by SPNL in Hima Anjar- Kfar Zabad through a support by the MAVA foundation, the implementation of sustainable water management approaches in Anjar has been initiated in Anjar agricultural lands. The project aims to manage the over use …

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SPNL Secures a New Project on Water Resources Management

SPNL attended an Inception workshop on the 9th and 10th of June that was held in Rabat, Morocco for the launching of a new project “Regional Knowledge Network on Systemic Approaches to Water Resources Management” funded by the European Union. It is a three year regional project led by IUCN working in five countries (Lebanon, Palestine, Jordan, Egypt and Morocco) …

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