|EuroMeSCo Policy Brief 64: This is (Not) Rocket Science: Using Space-Based Solutions for More Sustainable Management of Water Resources in Jordan|
|Written by Mikolaj Janowski, Karolina Jaworska, Krzysztof Kanawka, Michal Moroz, Agnieszka Rybaczyk, Katarzyna Sidlo|
The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan is one of the most water scarce countries in the world. The constant growth of its resident refugee community, the high native population growth, and climate changes are further depleting its already limited water reserves. The present paper discusses the results of a study aimed at solving Jordan’s water-related problems using space-based technologies. It presents suggestions for the successful implementation of the proposed solutions, identifying the possible bottlenecks and obstacles on both the legislative and technical, as well as socio-economic ends, and presents ways the proposed undertakings would benefit the country.
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