Addressing climate change in the Middle East and North-Africa (MENA) region

Project Duration
2008 - 2014
€1.5 million (EC contribution out of a total budget of €4.5 million)

Countries covered:

  • Algeria
  • Egypt
  • Jordan
  • Lebanon
  • Libya
  • Morocco
  • Palestine *
  • Syria *
  • Tunisia

Brief Description

Integrates climate change into the planning processes of different sectors (e.g. water, agriculture, energy, social) to make development more sustainable and to reduce vulnerability to climate change
Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, occupied Palestinian territory, Syria, Tunisia, Iran, Yemen, Djibouti

Actions in brief

 Funds a number of grant projects to perform analytical work or technical assistance. These are:

o    A TA in Support of Downscaling climate change in the MENA Region with Some Application of Case Studies
o    Reducing Vulnerability to Climate Change in Agricultural Systems in Lebanon, Jordan, Syria
o    Improving Food Import Supply Chains in Arab Countries
o    Economic Analysis of Large Scale CSP (Concentrating Solar Power) Development.
o    Cairo Congestion Study.
o    Adaptation to a Changing Climate in the Arab Countries.
Environment & Climate change