Tayyarat - تيّارات
Tayyarat (“currents” or “streams” in Arabic) brings you opinions, stories and insights into water and energy around the Mediterranean.
The connections between religion and the city are undeniable; from the influence on the use of space with religious structures to city management.
Five representatives from different sectors within the water and media landscape came together in a session moderated by AMWAJ to […]
Hassanein, nicknamed Farid, is a fisherman based in the Giza area of Cairo. He has inherited the practice from his […]
You have probably heard it before. “The youth are the leaders of tomorrow”. “Today’s youth are tomorrow’s hope”. And, let’s […]
Role of Women in Water Governance in Yemen.
During the end of the 11th century CE, an ingenious method of watering and water supply was used. It is related to the watersheds khettara system, which apparently contributed significantly to the existence and development of oases in this area. The social circumstances and behaviors also changed their features along with the changing water management system.
منذ أكثر من 50 عاما، درست الحكومة اللبنانية والمجتمع المدني والأوساط الأكاديمية وشركاؤها الدوليون الطريقة الأكثر فعالية من حيث التكلفة والاستدامة والأقل تأثيرا لضمان مياه الشرب المأمونة لسكان لبنان، وخلصت الاستراتيجية الوطنية اللبنانية للمياه، التي استندت إلى عملية جرت تحت إشراف وطني، إلى أن بناء سد في موقع بسري هو أحد االركائز الاساسية التي تمكن لبنان من إستغلال موارده المائية ويستخدمها بفعالية.
The Beirut River and the surrounding neighborhoods have long suffered from short-sighted policy and blatant mismanagement. The ecosystem was disrupted, and natural habitats have been destroyed. The #BeirutRiverForest project consists of planting trees on the banks of the river, as well as engaging with local associations, schools, and companies in developing a blueprint for the potential ‘green corridor’ of Beirut to emerge.