Environment & Energy


Assessment of Direct and Indirect Impacts of Climate Change Scenarios (Water Resources Study Vol 1)

The study aims at optimizing the water allocation in the ZRB through maximizing the net value added by considering the climate change scenarios developed by the team of the study The current water allocation suffers from unmet demands. In the future, more wastewater will be produced and moremore


Development of Policy Options for Adaptation to Climate Change and Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM)

The report is directed at drawing a picture of the prevailing legal and institutional framework of the water sector in Jordan in relation to climate change adaptation in the Zarqa River Basin (ZRB). To achieve this purpose, three tasks were conducted; (1) literature of pertinent documents onmore


Excutive Summary for Decision Makers On Prioritization of Adaptation Interventions and Adaptation Programme for the Zarqa River Basin

The report compiles the adaptation measures that are relevant to water availability and quality of water resources in ZRB that can be considered best-practice for adaptation to climatechange. By doing this it aims to support the efforts of the Government of Jordan through the Ministry ofmore


Fourth National Report on Implementation of the Convention On Biological Diversity

The area of Jordan is about 89,000 (km2), of which over 80% are semi-arid and arid areas. Due to its strategic location among three continents; Asia, Africa and Europe, Jordan treasure astonishing biological diversity, including terrestrial, wetland and marine ecosystems. The country has diversemore


Guiding Manual for Identifying the Best Adaptation Options

Climate is changing, and this issue is no longer subject of discussion among scientists, however, the question is, when and where we are going to affected, what are the potential impacts in terms of magnitude, extent and severity. This will pose huge challenges to nations, organizations,more


Opportunities and Barriers to Adaptation to Climate Change Risks.

This report summaries the results of the second task of the first objective of the project “Review opportunities and barriers to adaptation to climate change risks”. The main objective is to compile adaptation measures that are relevant to water availability and quality of water resources in ZRBmore


Second National Communication Report

The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan is a constitutional monarchy with a representative government. It is bordered by Syria to the north, Iraq to the east, Saudi Arabia to the east and south and the Palestinian territories and Israel to the west. The area of land mass is approximately 88,778 km2. Themore


The National Climate Change Policy of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan 2013-2020

  Jordan recognizes that climate change is a serious and pervasive threat to humanity. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), the highest scientific body of the UNFCCC responsible for evaluating the risk of climate change, affirmed in its Fourth Assessment Report (2007) that themore

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UNDP strengths national capacity to support sustainable, low-carbon, climate-resilient development biodiversity conservation, water scarcity with a focus on women.

UNDP assists the country in its transition to a low carbon economy and adaption of clean energy expansion including its choices of energy efficiency and renewable energy.

The support includes development of a National Appropriate Mitigation Actions (NAMAs) and a plan for the phased introduction of low-emission technologies, that encompass socio-economic aspects by improving the livelihoods of poor people.