Official website for the Inter-Islamic Network on Water Resources Development and Management, Amman, Jordan (INWRDAM)
INWRDAM was established in 1987 by the Organization of the Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Standing Committee on Scientific and Technological Cooperation, Islamabad, Pakistan (COMSTECH). The Headquarters of INWRDAM are located in Amman, Jordan and hosted by the Government of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan through the Higher Council for Science and Technology, Amman, Jordan (HCST).
As a think tank INWRDAM focuses on policy and applied research and conducts dialogues - through which it seeks to advance ideas, concepts and policy direction to inform policy making and program formulation processes towards shaping the contours of water resources development and management in the member countries.
INWRDAM is a non-political and non-profit autonomous body having international legal status.INWRDAM is one of the technical organs of COMSTECH and OIC specialized in the identification of water resources management and development programs.
Greywater Site and Beneficiaries Selection Criteria Developed by INWRDAM
INWRDAM developed site and beneficiaries selection criteria for greywater treatment and reuse in rural and peri-urban areas in water scarce countries in the Middle East region. These criteria were developed based on INWRDAM experience in implementing several applied research projects on greywater reuse in Jordan over the past decade. These criteria are:
Expert Group Meeting on Climate Change
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 25-28 October, 2010
INWRDAM conducted an Expert Group Meeting on: "Climate change and possible impacts on water resources in OIC member countries" during 25-28 October, 2010, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (Meeting). This Meeting organized in cooperation with the Department of Irrigation and Drainage, Malaysia, and funded mainly by the Islamic Development Bank, Jeddah, Suadi Arabia.
Under the patronage of H.E. Prof. Dr. Adel Tweissi, President of INWRDAM and Secretary General of the Higher Council for Science and Technology, Amman, Jordan, INWRDAM held its Seventh Governing Body Meeting (GBM) in Amman, Jordan during April 27th – 28th, 2010. The Focal points of INWRDAM from Bahrain, Bangladesh, Egypt, Iraq, Lebanon, Malaysia, Oman, Pakistan, Tunisia, Turkey, Uzbekistan and COMSTECH attended the GBM.
Dr. Murad Jabay Bino, the Executive Director of INWRDAM was elected as a Director in the Executive Board of the International Water Resources Association (IWRA) for the term of 2010-2012.
Based on experiences from the MENA region, the EMPOWERS Partnership is proud to launch and share with the water and development communities a set of five publications related to local water governance.