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
An eco-tourism hub was established in the Mumia area near the Karak valley; the centre’s purpose is to manage tourists and serve them by providing lodging, hiking services, and dining through organic and homemade products focusing on the dairy products Al-Karak is...
The “Village Small Loan Program” was launched in Jdeideh Municipality in the presence of The Baqaata Women’s Organization, municipality members, the Shouf Biosphere Reserve team members and media. The aim of this meeting was to inform the community of Jdeideh about...
MINARET represented in IUCN team held a training titled "Building the capacities of the MINARET project's task forces and the local authorities on water resources management and WEF Nexus approach" during 18 - 20 August 2020 at Karak Municipality – Jordan. The...