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Changing land use patterns in the East Ghor Canal Project, Jordan

Ali H. D. Anbar

Changing land use patterns in the East Ghor Canal Project, Jordan

by Ali H. D. Anbar

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Published by Department ofGeography, University of Southampton in Southampton .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementAli H.D. Anbar.
SeriesDiscussion paper / Department of Geography, University of Southampton -- no.24
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Open LibraryOL14849452M

While there was no formal agreement on the Johnston plan, there emerged a tacit understanding (with the help of US financial assistance) between Israel and Jordan, who developed, respectively, the National Water Carrier (Israel) and the East Ghor Canal (Jordan), which contributed to the draining of the Jordan River (Shapland ). The Peace Canal Project: A Multiple Conflict Resolution Perspective for the Middle East Boa2 Wachtel SECTION V--APPROACHES TO RESOLVING THE WATER CONFLICTS Economic and Political Adjustments to Scarce Water in the Middle East Tony Allan A Novel Approach to the Allocation of International Water Resources H. Zarour and J. Isaac

The Jordan Valley intersects several historic trade routes. The Middle East is, after all, “the middle”, the place where Africa, Asia and Eu-rope meet. The Jordan Valley cuts north to south across much of this “middle.” One might expect then that the Jordan Valley would File Size: 4MB. The northern Ghor, lying north of the Dead Sea, The northern Ghor is the main agricultural area in Jordan; the principle crops are intensively cultivated fruit and vegetables, irrigated from canals which divert water from the Yarmouk, Zarqa and other rivers.

Full text of "The Land and the Book, Or, Biblical Illustrations Drawn from the Manners and Customs, the Scenes See other formats. Irrigation schemes and soil and water conservation programs have received emphasis in Jordan's economic development. The km (mi) East Ghor Canal, substantially completed in and reconstructed in the early s after heavy war damage, siphons water from the Yarmuk River and provides irrigation for ab hectares (32, acres).


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Changing land use patterns in the East Ghor Canal Project, Jordan by Ali H. D. Anbar Download PDF EPUB FB2

The crops we saw were irrigated by the East Ghor Canal (now known as the King Abdullah Canal), which takes water from the Yarmouk River on Jordan’s northern border and carries it to farms in the south. The canal runs just east of the Jordan, roughly paralleling the river’s course most of.

The land reform policy (East Ghor Canal Project Law) was implemented ininformed by the construction of the canal. The contradiction between the land reform policies and the traditional heritage law resulted in the current land fragmentation.

water supplies in the Middle East. The study area, as defined in this report, includes Israel, Jordan, and the West Bank and Gaza Strip. The committee was to focus on "methods developed in the Middle East and elsewhere for enhancing water supplies and avoiding overexploitation of water resources, and on the relationships between water supply.

Royal Scientific Society. Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. The Impact of the East Ghor Canal Project on Land Consolidation, Distribution, and Tenure. By Hezleton, Jared E. Amman: Economic Research Department, Cited by: 1. Royal Scientific Society. Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan.

The Impact of the East Ghor Canal Project on Land Consolidation, Distribution, and Tenure. By Hezleton, Jared E. Amman: Economic Research Department, Also inJordan constructed a channel that diverted water from the Yarmouk River, a main tributary of the Jordan River, to the East Ghor Canal.

Syria has also built reservoirs that catch the Yarmouk's waters. Environmentalists blame Israel, Jordan and Syria for extensive damage to Country: Jordan, Israel, Syria, Palestine. Changing land patterns in the East Jordan valley. Amman: Development principles for the East Ghor Canal Scheme.

Washington: US Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land use and water use in the Jordan valley. Workshop: water, land, agriculture, and policies.

During the dry summer months, water could be pumped back through the Yarmuk into the mile long Ghor Canal that irrigates the Jordanian side of the Jordan River/ An official Israeli statement suggested that an amount of approximately million cu m per year of Jordan River water could be put to use by constructing additional.

Anbar, A.H. Changing Land Tenure Patterns in the East Jordan Valley. Paper presented at the workshop on Some Aspects of Agricultural Modernization and their Socio-Economic Impacts, 18–23 May, Amman.

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These bodies include fish ponds (mainly in Israel), wastewater treatment plants (e.g., the Shifdan plant in Israel), water carrying systems' open canals and reservoirs (the National Water Carrier in Israel and the Ghor Canal in Jordan), and other open air reservoirs (e.g., floodwater reservoirs in Jordan and Israel).

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Page. Yarmuk River water resources: Planned allocation, and estimates of the allocation in Proposed water development plans, Jordan’s East Ghor Canal is the other large diversion project in the Jordan River Basin. As part of the Greater Yarmouk Project discussed above, the East Ghor Canal was financed by Jordan and the United States, with cooperation from Syria, Jordan’s co-riparian on the Yarmouk.

These clashes began in - when the countries established unilateral plans for the distribution of the water - and continued until the last military confrontation among the riparian inwhen Israel attacked Jordan's East Ghor Canal.

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Writer wrote a book about how a family living in a forest plansto kill everyone and take over the land. Although Jordan was also about to begin extracting Yarmuk water for its East Ghor Canal, it was the Israeli diversion that prompted President Nasser to call for the First Arab Summit in Januaryincluding heads of state from the region and North Africa, specifically to discuss a joint strategy on water.

Pursley, “The Stage of Adolescence,” ; Nathan J. Citino, “The Ghosts of Development: The United States and Jordan’s East Ghor Canal,” Journal of Cold War Stud no. 4. The Jordan Valley is a strategic location that functions as a west–east corridor from the Mediterranean Sea, Israel and Palestine to Jordan and other neighboring countries.

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