This is a report on the mid-term evaluation of two inter-related water activities funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and managed by USAID’s Middle East Bureau/Technical Services (ME/TS) out of Washington, DC. These activities are:
- Monitoring Agriculture and Water Resources Development (MAWRED), implemented by the International Center for Biosaline Agriculture (ICBA) in Morocco, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Yemen, Iraq and Tunisia over the period March 2009 to December 2016, for a total cost of approximately $3.0 million. This activity will be referred to hereafter as the ICBA/MAWRED activity.
- 2. Water Information System Platforms (WISP) for Use in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Region, implemented by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s (NASA) Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC) in Lebanon, Jordan, Egypt, Morocco and Tunisia over the period April 2011 to September 2017, for a total cost of $2.8 million. This activity will be referred to hereafter as the NASA/WISP activity.