Water DROP

Water Development Resources Opportunity Policies for the Water Management in Semi-arid Areas Project


Jordan was selected as one of six country sites where this global project will be implemented; namely Italy, Cyprus, Lebanon, Palestinian Authority and Spain. The three-year-project, aiming at developing an integrated Water Resources Management approach that will co-ordinate water cycle management across sectors with the enforcement of multi-stakeholder partnerships (public and private actors) to put in place the sharing of an innovative water management approach at the Mediterranean Basin level.


The project plans to enhance the water resources management in the territories at the Mediterranean Basin level contributing the promotion of a sustainable improvement of governance processes at local level.

It will develop four pilot actions in four countries to allow, on the basis of local experiences, the adoption of appropriate methodologies and technologies for the Water Cycle Management and the models are extendable at a Mediterranean level.

In order to achieve this specific objective, the Water-DROP Project has been designed on the consideration that the main impacts to be produced concern a technical-methodological aspect, an implementation and capacity building aspect, and a normative aspect.

  • Implemented by: IUCN Regional Office for West Asia (ROWA)
  • Funded by: ENEA - Italian National agency for new technologies, Energy and sustainable economic development