About the Water Project
Fanack Water provides accessible, well-researched information on the state of water resources in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region through peer-reviewed country files and special reports, as well as interviews and opinion pieces on latest developments in the water sector of each MENA country.
Country Files make the complex issue of water resources in the MENA region accessible to a wide readership. These files are enriched with visualised data on surface and groundwater, water quality, and water use, as well as the analysis of efforts to improve water management and governance systems. So far, the country files for Jordan, Israel, Lebanon, Palestine, Turkey, Iran, and Iraq were published, and the country files for UAE, Sudan, and Egypt are in preparation.
Special Reports focus on specific political issues, projects and technologies regarding the water resources in the MENA region. Similar to the country files, the special reports also include visualised data on the topic of the report. The reports that have been published so far are on the Red Sea – Dead Sea Project and Gaza’s water crisis, whereas special files for Turkey, Iraq, and Iran are in preparation.
Interviews and Opinions address the water issues in the MENA region through interviews with experts and short opinion pieces on the latest developments.
Contributions to Fanack Water are kindly invited.
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Fanack is an independent media organisation, not funded by any state or any interest group, that distributes in the Middle East and the wider world unbiased analysis and background information, based on facts, about the Middle East and North Africa.
The website grew rapidly in breadth and depth and today forms a rich and valuable source of information on 21 countries, from Morocco to Oman and from Iran to Yemen, both in Arabic and English. We currently reach six million readers annually and growing fast.
In order to guarantee the impartiality of information on the Chronicle, articles are published without by-lines. This also allows correspondents to write more freely about sensitive or controversial issues in their country. All articles are fact-checked before publication to ensure that content is accurate, current and unbiased.