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 the Egyptian Ministry of Water Resources and Irrigation (MWRI); MINARET took part in the Nexus workshop at Cairo Water Week 2019.
The Manager of Energy Efficiency & Solar Thermal Division at the National Energy Research Center at the Royal Scientific Society in Jordan; Engineer Muhieddin Tawalbeh, gave a presentation on MINARET Project (The MENA Region Initiative as a model of the NEXUS Approach to Renewable Energy Technologies) and the achievements throughout the 2 years of the project.
Success Stories of Urban Nexus in the MENA Region
In this session, the Mayor of Jdaideh El-Shouf in Lebanon; Mr. Hisham Fatayri, presented the achievements of MINARET Project in Lebanon, mainly in using solar pumping irrigation systems.
The achievements of MINARET Project in Karak municipality in Jordan and Monastir municipality in Tunisia were also presented, highlighting the mechanism of public participation in defining the needs of locals regarding water and energy.