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Main sources of information

Bani Hani, M. 1995. Water policy reform in Jordan. Paper prepared for the 12th FAO Regional Land and Water Commission, Beirut, December 1996.

Bani Hani, M. 2005. Management of irrigation water in Jordan. AARDO – International Workshop: Role of modern irrigation techniques in improving food security.

Directorate of Information and Computer (DIC). 2004. Agriculture - Annual Report.

Department of Planning and Information (DPI). From 1960s up to 2005. Planning and information data in the Jordan Valley.

Directorate of Planning and Water Resources. 1999, 2005. Annual water budget. Edited by MWI.

Directorate of Water Resources and Use and Control Center. 2004, 2005. Water resources in the Jordan Valley.

El Naser, H. and Elias, Z. 1993. Jordan’s water sector. Country paper presented at the regional symposium on water use and conservation, organized by ESCWA and CEHA.

FAO. 2008. Project Design & Management Training Programme for Professionals in the Water Sector in the Middle East

FAO/ESCWA. 1994. Land and water policies in the Near East Region. Case studies on Egypt, Jordan and Pakistan. Amman, Jordan.

FAO/RNE. 2005. Irrigated agriculture rigidities to marketing opportunities: Jordan case study. Prepared by M. Bani Hani.

Green Cross Italy. 2006. Water for Peace. The Jordan River Basin

Jordan Valley Authority (JVA). 2001. Jordan Valley Development Law No.19 (1988) adjusted Law No. 30 (2001). Amman, Jordan.

Milich, L and Varady, G. 1998. Openness, sustainability, and public participation in transboundary river-basin institutions. The Israel-Jordan Joint Water Committee (IJJWC)

Ministry of Agriculture (MOA). 2005. The national strategy for agricultural development.

Ministry of Water and Irrigation (MWI). 2002. Wastewater reuse. Water demand management forum. 35 pp.

MWI. 2002. Water sector planning & associated investment Program, 2002 – 2011. Amman, Jordan.

Qasem, S. and Shatanawi, M. 1993. Policies and strategies for the optimization of development and performance of irrigated agriculture in Jordan. Ministry of Agriculture.

PRIDE and Chemonics International. 1992. A water management study for Jordan. USAID/Ministry of Water and Irrigation.

Salameh, H. 1991. Jordan’s water resources and their future potential. Proceedings of the Symposium 27-28 October 1991. Published by Friedrich Ebert Stiftung. 1992. Amman, Jordan.

The Jordan Times. 2008. Jordan, Syria to discuss Yarmouk basin, Wihdeh Dam storage. Article 04/09/2008

Wangnick Consulting. 2002. IDA Worldwide desalting plants inventory. Report No. 17. Sponsored by the International Desalination Association (IDA).

World Bank. 1993. Jordan river basin study. The Regional Office for Integrated Development.


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