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Hydropolitical Baseline of the Upper Jordan River

DEV Key Contact: Mark Zeitoun

Project Dates: 2011 - 2012

Project Status: Complete

Funder: Association of the Friends of Ibrahim Abd el Al

The study establishes the hydrological and political baseline of the Upper Jordan River tributaries. The historic and current record of control and use of the flows is asymmetric in the extreme, and interpreted to perpetuate the water conflict between Lebanon, Syria and Israel. 


Selected Outputs:


DEV Researchers:

  • Mark Zeitoun
  • Muna Dajani
  • UEA Water Security Research Centre


External collaborations:

  • Karim Eid-Sabbagh (SOAS)
  • Michael Talhami (Independent)
  • London Water Research Group
  • IDS water justice programme