This report is the response to a DEWPoint helpdesk enquiry on regional
initiatives tackling climate change issues in the MENA region. It first
provides a short description of, and web links to, initiatives covering
the MENA region and makes the distinction between funds, government and
inter-government organisations, NGOs and their networks, academic and
research initiatives, and programs funded by donors. The report then
looks at initiatives in Iraq, the Occupied Palestinian Territories,
Yemen and Morocco. The initiatives described are varied in scale and in
scope: they are implemented at the country level, regionally or
globally, and cover areas such as research, capacity building,
communication, knowledge transfer, policy, climate adaptation and
This report was produced by DEW Point, a Resource Centre for
Environment, Water and Sanitation, that was funded by DFID and managed
by a consortium of companies led by Harewelle International Limited. The
Resource Centre closed in 2012.
Parker, J.; Mercer, S.; Carlier, I. Mapping climate change initiatives in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. Final Report, September 2010. DEW Point, Blisworth, UK (2010) 15 pp.