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The Yarmouk Futures Programme seeks to facilitate the emergence of law-based, equitable and sustainable transboundary water arrangements, with a focus on the Yarmouk tributary of the Jordan River. 

To do so, the Yarmouk Futures Programme will generate knowledge, build capacity, and develop common understanding of the most pressing issues surrounding water use in and around the basin. This will be accomplished through research projects; technical, legal and negotiations training; and infographics, videos, public lectures, and media pieces. These will be made public on the dedicated ‘Future of the Yarmouk’ website. 

The centre-piece of the Yarmouk Futures Programme is the establishment of the Centre for Water Cooperation and Diplomacy, at the Jordan University of Science and Technology. 
Running from July 2019 until December 2021, the Yarmouk Futures Programme is jointly supported by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation, the Jordan University of Science and Technology, and the University of East Anglia.