The MENA Region Initiative

As a Model of NEXUS Approach and Renewable Energy Technologies

MINARET

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The MENA Region Initiative

As a Model of NEXUS Approach and Renewable Energy Technologies

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About MINARET

The MENA Region Initiative As a Model of NEXUS Approach and Renewable Energy Technologies (MINARET) aims to address the unique sustainability challenges and opportunities of the MENA region by increasing local and regional sustainability capacities using the synergies between renewable energy technology and efficiency, water management, and food security.

The 4-year project kicked off in the first quarter of 2017 to be implemented in Jordan, Tunisia and Lebanon. The MINARET project intends to build the municipality’s resilience to climate change through adopting renewable energy resources and energy efficiency, water management techniques and food security.

Jordan Pilot Projects

MINARET Project created the plant nursery on municipality land ..

Lebanon Pilot Projects

Installation of a PV Solar farm in conjunction with a socio-economic element to reduce ..

Tunisia Pilot Projects

Replacement of inefficient lighting system at the Main Building of Monastir Municipality ..

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“High-Level Policy Dialogue” for Municipalities in Amman, Jordan

“High-Level Policy Dialogue” for Municipalities in Amman, Jordan

The Royal Scientific Society (RSS)/National Energy Research Centre (NERC) has held a policy dialogue event gathering key WEF Nexus stakeholders in Jordan. Energy experts and representatives from Ajloun and Ma’an municipalities, the Ministry of Environment in addition...

MINARET in Figures

square meter plastic house

cubic meters of treated wastewater used daily

annual savings

farmers benefited

water tanks installed

%

less energy LED street lights consume

tons of CO2 reduced

cubic meter underground tank

kWh in total energy savings