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Sustainable Development in the Jordan Valley

Final Report of the Regional NGO Master Plan

Authors: Kool, Jeroen

  • Identifies specific risks based on the current status of the environmental situation in the Jordan valley by country (Israel, Jordan, and Palestine)Identifies 127 specific regional and national "interventions"(projects) until the year 2050
  • Delivers specific information on each intervention in regards to location, type of intervention, objectives, results and impact, organizational responsibilities, costs and revenues, and implementation period
  • Includes 64 short term interventions that can move forward under prevailing constraints, they would provide a significant boost to the economy of the valley with an injection of half a billion US dollars
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This book summarizes the NGO Master Plan that provides a comprehensive program to rehabilitate the Lower Jordan River and its tributaries in Jordan, Israel and Palestine. It is a regional and civil society effort designed to promote the restoration of the valley’s environmental and ecological values within a realistic financial and economic framework. The plan identifies 127 specific regional and national "interventions"(projects) until the year 2050, based on seven strategic planning objectives: pollution control, sustainable water management and river rehabilitation, sustainable agriculture, Jordan River basin governance, ecological rehabilitation, sustainable tourism and cultural heritage development, and urban and infrastructure development. The total investment value is 4.58 billion USD, the plan ranks the interventions and identifies their feasibility in a short, medium and long term investment cycles considering the political environment.

Table of contents (6 chapters)

  • Introduction

    Kool, Jeroen

    Pages 1-4

  • The Jordan Valley

    Kool, Jeroen

    Pages 5-60

  • Projections and Objectives

    Kool, Jeroen

    Pages 61-69

  • Meeting the Strategic Planning Objectives

    Kool, Jeroen

    Pages 71-89

  • The Year 2050

    Kool, Jeroen

    Pages 91-107

Buy this book

eBook  
  • ISBN 978-3-319-30036-8
  • This book is an open access book, you can download it for free on link.springer.com
Hardcover 51,99 €
price for Spain (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-319-30035-1
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
  • The final prices may differ from the prices shown due to specifics of VAT rules
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Sustainable Development in the Jordan Valley
Book Subtitle
Final Report of the Regional NGO Master Plan
Authors
Series Title
Hexagon Series on Human and Environmental Security and Peace
Series Volume
13
Copyright
2016
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-30036-8
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-30036-8
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-30035-1
Series ISSN
1865-5793
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XLII, 239
Number of Illustrations and Tables
2 b/w illustrations, 179 illustrations in colour
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