JOB TITLE: Project Coordinator, Jordan River Rehabilitation Project, Friends of the Earth Middle East's Bethlehem Office ORGANIZATION BACKGROUND: Friends of the Earth Middle East (FoEME) is a unique…Continue
SUMMARY OF PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:Overall responsibility Coordinate and supervise the Palestinian adult activities in the Good Water Neighbors Project.Key areas of responsibilityUnder the…Continue
If you and your family were setting out to sea indefinitely on a small ship that would receive limited deliveries of potable water once a week, chances are you wouldn’t plant a garden of hibiscus and bougainvillea on deck. Why not? Because it would be impractical: these ornamental plants guzzle fresh water. They would be pretty to look at, but you’d soon chuck them overboard when you had to decide if you or the bougainvillea got the water that…Continue
This is the second blog in a series of three, which explore issues of energy in Jordan, Israel and Palestine. This entry was written by Shannon McGowan, FoEME intern at the Amman Office and studies International Environmental Policy at the Monterey Institute of International Studies.
Jordan faces multiple challenges within the energy sector, including increasing demand, energy costs, and dependency on foreign fossil…Continue