Sustainable Development in the Jordan Valley: Final Report by Jeroen Kool

By Jeroen Kool

This booklet summarizes the NGO grasp Plan that offers a complete application to rehabilitate the reduce Jordan River and its tributaries in Jordan, Israel and Palestine. it's a nearby and civil society attempt designed to advertise the recovery of the valley’s environmental and ecological values inside a pragmatic monetary and monetary framework. The plan identifies 127 particular nearby and nationwide "interventions"(projects) till the 12 months 2050, in response to seven strategic making plans goals: toxins keep an eye on, sustainable water administration and river rehabilitation, sustainable agriculture, Jordan River basin governance, ecological rehabilitation, sustainable tourism and cultural background improvement, and concrete and infrastructure improvement. the full funding price is 4.58 billion USD, the plan ranks the interventions and identifies their feasibility in a brief, medium and long-term funding cycles contemplating the political environment.

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It will also receive 18 MCM/year from natural groundwater outflow in the Israeli part of the valley and 5–6 MCM/year in the Palestinian part of the valley. No groundwater contribution from the Jordanian side is foreseen. However, it is assumed that by 2050 Jordan will use the Jordan River instead of the King Abdullah Canal for conveying water from north to south to the point where brackish groundwater naturally infiltrates into the Jordan River, near the Harod Stream. a. 20–50 m3/s) per two years, to be achieved for instance by fully opening the Deganiya Dam for 24 h every other winter.

5 5 5 5 7 16 22 27 30 30 30 34 38 41 43 46 49 49 53 56 59 3 Projections and Objectives . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 Projections for 2025 and 2050. . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Strategic Planning Objectives . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 Introduction .

3 Jordan Valley . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Current land use of the northern part of the Jordan Valley . . . Current land use of southern part of the Jordan Valley south.

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