[CROSSDEV] Ingredients for Sustainable Tourism in Aqaba: history, nature and architecture
In Jordan, Aqaba is known for its eclectic cuisine, lively local scene, as well as for its culturally diverse and significant history. Anyone interested in pristine beaches and vast corals inhabited by hundreds of exotic fish species will discover a perfect escape in Aqaba, as the city boasts warm climate and sea all year round.
Innovative energy retrofitting in historic public buildings: start of the BEEP project
On October 15 and 16, the kick-off meeting of the BEEP project took place in Rome. BEEP project (BIM for Energy Efficiency in the Public sector) aims at strengthening the use of Building Information Modeling (BIM) to enhance energy efficiency in buildings. The testing of this emerging technology on built heritage will be performed to demonstrate its scalability to the entire building stock.
Call for tenders: provision of consulting, mentoring and training services for the implementation of the MedTOWN project
The Agricultural Development Association (PARC), Palestinian partner of MedTOWN project, has published a call for tenders for the provision of consulting, mentoring and training services.
The deadline for sending bids is 15th of March 2020.
Palestine: Med-EcoSuRe project performs an energy audit at the An-Najah National University
As part of the Med-EcoSuRe project, 3 different buildings of the An-Najah National University, the largest one in Palestine, have recently undergone an energy audit in view of identifying opportunities to reduce energy expense and carbon footprint.
More specifically, the following items were investigated:
New solutions for water-use efficiency in Tunisia: study visit of the PROSIM project visit in the Mahdia pilot area
The PROSIM project aims at implementing innovative solutions for water-use efficiency and use of non-conventional water in agriculture, thus reducing water stress in selected areas of the Mediterranean basin, such as Mahdia in Tunisia.
In this region, a reverse osmosis desalination system will be installed to manage 400m3 of water per day, making it possible for a minimum of 30 local farmers to improve the quality of the water used and increase the productivity of their crops.
A new life for Mediterranean artisanal salinas: MedArtSal project launched in Rome
The eight partners of the project “Sustainable management model for Mediterranean Artisanal Salinas (MedArtSal)” gathered in Rome (Italy), on 17 January 2020, for the kickoff meeting of this initiative funded by the European Programme ENI CBC MED 2014-2020.
Job vacancy: MedSNAIL is looking for a project manager in Tunisia
The University of Sfax, the Tunisian partner of the MedSNAIL project, is looking for a European project manager to support the implementation of the project.
The deadline for applications is 7th of February 2020.
For more information, please visit this link in French.
The BESTMEDGRAPE project is looking for staff at the University of Cagliari
The University of Cagliari (Italy), Lead Beneficiary of the BESTMEDGRAPE project, is looking to fill in the following positions:
Towards Zero Waste cities in the Mediterranean: launch of the MED-InA project in Tunisia
On the 17th of January 2020, La Marsa Municipality and the MEGARA network of sustainable cities organized the local kick-off meeting of the MED-InA project in Tunisia.