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IUCN ROWA moves to new premises

IUCN ROWA has grown over recent years, currently consisting of more than 15 full time staff members. This growth only means moving to newer offices.

IUCN ROWA will relocate as of 1 April 2014 to:
Sweifiyeh – Hasan Baker Al Azazi St. #20

We warmly invite you to visit us at our new premises this spring!
View the MAP for our exact location.

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West Asia

Regional Office for West Asia (ROWA)

The IUCN West Asian region comprises of 13 countries including Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, the Occupied Palestinian Territory, the Syrian Arab Republic, Yemen and Iran in addition to the Gulf countries including Bahrain, Oman, Kuwait, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates. West Asia is part of three eco-regions that incorporate a variety of ecosystems, including Mediterranean forests, deserts, plains, rangelands, savannas, oases, mountains, rivers, lakes, springs, mudflats, swamps, marshes, mangroves, seagrass beds and coral reefs, all of which provide a wide array of ecosystem services and ecological corridors for migratory species through the region.
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West Asia

West Asia

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What's New?

local women working on medicinal plants

Demonstration projects in Morocco (As part of the SEARCH project)

During the SEARCH project, several actions dealing with the different aspects were prioritized and thereafter projects were proposed for the pilot action phase of the SEARCH project concentrating on aromatic and medicinal plants and constructing water catchments.   …  

06 Aug 2014 | Article

Rehabilitation of well

Demonstration projects in Lebanon (As part of the SEARCH project)

 Based on the clusters and the strategies developed through the SEARCH project processes in Lebanon, several actions dealing with the different aspects were suggested and prioritized upon specific objective criteria. Projects proposed for the pilot action phase of the SEARCH project were agreed upon and consolidated by the national and local stakeholders based on participatory approaches (workshops, focus groups…). The suggested projects also reflect the results of the vulnerability assessment to increase resilience of local target groups in the face of climate change. …  

06 Aug 2014 | Article

working with the locals

Demonstration projects in Palestine (As part of the SEARCH project)

 As a result of the joint planning process in Marj Sanour, water harvesting projects were suggested by the stakeholders. These projects mainly focus on harvesting rain and flood water in pools, cisterns, dams, and reservoirs.   …  

06 Aug 2014 | Article

Draught in Egypt

Demonstration projects in Egypt (As part of the SEARCH project)

In Egypt,  pilot projects were conducted in SEARCH chosen communities based in Minya and Beni Suef. Projects aimed at the rehabilitation and maintenance of sewage systems, raising awarness about climate change, plantation of economic trees, recycling agricultural waste, water saving irrigation systems and finally women empowerment.    …  

06 Aug 2014 | Article

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