The MENA Region Initiative as a model of NEXUS Approach and Renewable Energy Technologies – (MINARET)

This project is implemented
 by the Royal Scientific Society/National Energy Research Center (RSS/NERC) in Partnership with FPEC/Horizons for Green Development and IUCN in Jordan, Tunisia and Lebanon with an overall objective to Strengthen regional cooperation within the MENA region through implementing NEXUS approach integrated with renewable energy technologies at municipality’s level to mitigate climate change impacts and combat poverty.

Due to Future Pioneers strong experience with local authorities and local communities, they were handed leading responsibilities of institutional capacity building, advocacy and creating local initiatives in cooperation with local CSOs in Jordan, Tunisia and Lebanon.

Project Details


Environment and climate change


Jordan, Lebanon, Tunisia





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socio-economic empowerment

Jordan is facing difficult time economically with high unemployment rates in particular among women and...

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environment and climate change

The effects of climate change hit Jordan hard due to its geographical location in a...

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Jordan is the world’s 4th poorest country in terms of water resources with an average...

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community dialogue

The arrival of more than 2 million Syrian refugees to the neighboring Jordan has caused...

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civic engagement

Civic engagement and citizen participation of women, youth and marginalized groups is crucial for the...

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human rights of marginalized groups

About 20 per cent of Jordanians live in remote rural communities, and approximately 19 per...

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