Funding: Scientific Research Fund (Jordan)
The Jordan Rift Valley margins were always the focus of settlement in Jordan. Many factors have contributed to this, but two stand out in this regard. The first is that the most reliable sources of water, in the form of springs, are... Read more
Funding: ENPI-CBCMED (EU)
The MESCAPES project aimed to raise awareness about the concept of landscapes in the eastern Mediterranean, and to introduce an innovative methodology known as landscape character assessment (LCA) as a tool for effective landscape management in the partner countries. The partner countries were Cyprus (... Read more
Funding: The Consulting Engineering Center (CEC)
The recent placement of Wadi Rum natural reserve on the World Heritage List places important obligations for the sustainability of the area. This includes obligations to the World Heritage Center as well as for the needs of the local community and the visitors of the area.
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Status: In preparation
Funding: In search
Since the abandonment of the phosphate mine sites in Russeifa in the 1980’s, the entire landscape has been a dilemma for the authorities and the inhabitants of the area. The area had been mined since the 1940’s, leaving behind tunnels, open pits and piles of crushed overburden, rendering the area... Read more
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