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News Launching the Arab Water Academy as a Center of Excellence

The World Bank Middle East and North Africa Region leveraged a new partnership with the Islamic Development Bank, the Arab Water Council, the Abu Dhabi Environmental Agency, USAID to launch the Arab Water Academy as a center of excellence to deal with one of the most challenging priorities that Arab societies face today. The Academy is co-hosted by the Environment Agency - Abu Dhabi (EAD) and the International Centre for Biosaline Agriculture (ICBA).

As one of the institutions supporting this innovative partnership, the World Bank will work with others to build expertise and capacity in a number of fields including the economy of water; integrated water resources management; water security and sustainable management of water; governance and policy implementation.  

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Source of information World Bank in the MENA region
Geographical coverage Algeria, Tunisia, Morocco, Libya, Mauritania, Syria, Lebanon, Egypt, Palestine, Jordan, Iraq, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Qatar, Bahrain, Yemen, Kuwait, United Arab Emirates, Sudan, Somalia, Djibouti, Comores
News date 19/08/2008
Working language(s) ENGLISH