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.
People are without access to safe water worldwide
People do not have access to modern forms of energy worldwide
People go hungry everyday worldwide
The MINARET First Regional Platform on Water, Energy and Food NEXUS was organized in Monastir, Tunisia from 13-15 February, 2018 under the patronage of the ministry of environment and local affairs, with more than 200 participants including the mayor of Monastir; Mr....
As part of the activities of the MINARET First Regional Platform, an official visit to the municipality of Monastir took place on February 13, 2018 where Eng. Rafik Maatouk, Mayor of Monastir, welcomed MINARET's representatives and the Mayors of: Jdaidet El Chouf,...
An official visit was organized by MINARET Project representative and Parliamentarians from Jordan and Tunisia to the Tunisian Minister of Women and Family Affairs on February 14, 2018 as part of the activities of the MINARET First Regional Platform. An overview about...
Born out of the great hearts and spirit of His Majesty the Late King Hussein and HRH Prince Hassan in 1970, the Royal Scientific Society (RSS) aims to be the knowledge leader for science and technology locally and regionally. The RSS uses excellent scientific and engineering research to power economic development and social progress.
NERC is one of the main institutions in The Royal Scientific Society (RSS). RSS is a non-profit NGO established in 1970. It is the largest applied research institution, consultancy, and technical support service provider in Jordan, and is a regional leader in the fields of science and technology.
IUCN is the world’s oldest and largest global environmental organization, with almost 1,300 government and NGO Members and more than 15,000 volunteer experts in 185 countries. Almost 1,000 workers in 45 offices and hundreds of partners in public, NGO, support our work and private sectors around the world.
Horizons for Green Development (HFGD) is a Jordanian non-profit organization established in 2014 committed to empowering communities through sustainable development. As climate change heavily impacts our natural resources our mission is to contribute to alleviating water shortages, increased use of renewable energy and energy efficiency and improved food securities.
Sida is a government agency working on behalf of the Swedish parliament and government, with the mission to reduce poverty in the world. Through their work and in cooperation with others, they contribute to implementing Sweden’s Policy for Global Development (PGU).