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Hydropolitical Baseline of the Upper Jordan River

DEV Key ContactMark 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:

Zeitoun, Eid-Sabbagh, Dajani and Talhami (2012) Hydro-political Baseline of the Upper Jordan River. Beirut, Association of the Friends of Ibrahim Abd el Al.

Executive Summary in Arabic


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