MEDA WATER – Resource management

Project Duration
2003 - 2008
€40 million (MEDA)

Countries covered:

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

Brief Description

Reinforces regional cooperation and develops proposals on water management, through capacity strengthening, training, information and know-how exchanges
Algeria, Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Occupied Palestinian Territory, Syria, Tunisia, Turkey

Actions in brief


  • Strengthens the capacity of civil society (Universities, NGOs, etc).
  • Promotes North – South academic exchanges on issues such as drought management, wastewater treatment, wastewater reuse, autonomous desalination, irrigation technology, dissemination technology.
  • Carries out pilot projects in villages in Egypt, Jordan and the West Bank to improve long-term access and rights to water by underprivileged populations.
  • Formulates guidelines and pilot projects to achieve greater acceptance of wastewater reuse.
  • Helps farmers manage their water resources themselves and villages to plan improvement of water availability and use.


Environment & Climate change