Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xlii
  2. Jeroen Kool
    Pages 1-4 Open Access
  3. Jeroen Kool
    Pages 5-60 Open Access
  4. Jeroen Kool
    Pages 61-69 Open Access
  5. Jeroen Kool
    Pages 71-89 Open Access
  6. Jeroen Kool
    Pages 91-107 Open Access
  7. Jeroen Kool
    Pages 109-111 Open Access
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 113-239

About this book

Introduction

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.

Keywords

Sustainable Economic Development Water Conservation and Management Jordan Valley Sustainable Agriculture Urban and Infrastructure Development

Authors and affiliations

  • Jeroen Kool
    • 1
  1. 1.Royal HaskoningDHVAmersfoortThe Netherlands

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-30036-8
  • Copyright Information The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s) 2016
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Earth and Environmental Science
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-30035-1
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-30036-8
  • Series Print ISSN 1865-5793
  • Series Online ISSN 1865-5807
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