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.
MINARET In Figures
square meter plastic house
cubic meters of treated wastewater used daily
water tanks installed
less energy LED street lights consume
tons of CO2 reduced
cubic meter underground tank
kWh in total energy savings
The Association Voix de l’Enfant (Voice of the Child) in Monastir, Tunisia, founded in January 2007, is a civil society organization that helps to accommodate babies without parental protection and support, and offers support to single mothers. Through donations, the...
Nexus Workshop: Promoting Urban Nexus in the MENA Region - A Side Event at Cairo Water Week 2019 As part of the workshop organized by the Nexus Regional Dialogue in the MENA region in collaboration with the League of Arab States (LAS); upon the expressed interest of...
From Local Needs to Opportunities, How NEXUS is Shaping Communities. MINARET team presented a showcase in the World Water Week on 29 August 2019, about how MINARET enables communities to participate in transitioning their cities to renewable energy, and strengthening...