WeWorld-GVC, partner of the MENAWARA project, has organized a meeting to support the creation of treated wastewater user association in Beit Dajan, Palestine. The meeting took place in the venue of the village council with the participation of twenty farmers and representatives of the Ministry of Agriculture.
WeWorld-GVC presented the long term vision of establishing a user’s entity and the benefits that will be obtained in term of wastewater reuse management and maintenance of the irrigation systems.
The Ministry of Agriculture confirmed its support to this initiative.
MENAWARA project (Non Conventional WAter Re-use in Agriculture in MEditerranean countries) is designed to enhance access to water through the treatment of wastewater to be re-used as complementary irrigation and to strengthen the capacity of governmental institutions, non-state actors operating in the sector, technicians, and farmers in Italy, Spain, Palestine, Jordan and Tunisia. It will last until August 2022 and has a total budget of €2.4 million (EU contribution: €2.2 million).