Sustainably developing the agri-food sector in Mashreq countries is of paramount importance for food security, job creation, expanded export potential, and social stability and inclusion.Digital technologies could create a new momentum for economic development by accelerating the structural... more
The data sets relate to the activity report named “Understanding Morocco’s Climate Futures – Using National climate change data sets to support planning and investment” which was presented and discussed during an e-workshop to the attention of Morocco’s national stakeholder on February 3, 2021.
In this interview, MENA Economic Update authors Ha Nguyen, World Bank Senior Economist for MENA, and Blanca Moreno-Dodson, Director of the Centre for Mediterranean Integration, explain just how trade openness in the region can be significant in achieving inclusiveness and alleviating poverty, and... more
Trade and integration — within MENA and with the rest of the world — will be critical to lowering poverty, empowering the poor, and igniting economic growth in the post-COVID era, according to the World Bank’s latest regional economic update.
The report, titled Trading Together: Reviving... more
Trade and integration—within the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region and with the rest of the world—will be critical to lowering poverty, empowering the poor, and igniting economic growth in the post-Covid era, according to the World Bank’s latest regional economic update.
The report,... more
The objective of this living report is to compile, analyze, and disseminate inspiring local solutions on how to address the challenges of climate change and its effects on migration through territorial resilience in the Mediterranean region. Internal (within the country) climate migration, rather... more
Ghadeer Arafeh and Faissal Aziz, two members of the Mediterranean Youth for Water (MedYWat), won a research grant of 100.000 euros from the IHE Delft Institute for Water Education for their project on “MENARA: Assessment of Wastewater Treatment Technologies and Promotion of Smart Irrigation Systems... more
Climate change threatens to drive 100 million more people into poverty in the next 15 years. The World Bank Group adopted a new Climate Change Action Plan that will help developing countries address this challenge and meet their COP21 climate commitments. Discover how the plan will support... more
The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region has never faced such significant stress on its ageing infrastructure like it does today, with one of the most telling being the substantial increase in the need for electricity. It is estimated that electricity demand in the MENA region will... more
Morocco’s vision of inclusive green growth is based on better management of natural resources to generate more jobs, value and wellbeing from existing assets.
The end of fossil fuel subsidies has favored an increase in renewable energy investments and allowed government spending... more
As world leaders come together at the UN General Assembly to adopt new sustainable development goals, climate change activists gear up for Climate Week in New York City and the Pope brings his message to the United Nations, a shared vision of our future is coming into clear focus.
If we are... more