Research

Sources for Research on West Bank land, water and agriculturual use and resources as well as economic and social analysis of West Bank agriculture…

Palestinian National Authority Central Bureau of Statistics

“To produce and disseminate coherent, objective, high quality, and timely official statistics to meet current and future needs of users at the national and international level in a transparent and appropriate manner using best statistical practices”

http://www.pcbs.gov.ps/Default.aspx?tabID=1&lang=en

Palestinian National Authority Statistical Atlas of Palestine

“Since the foundation of the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics (PCBS) in 1993, it endeavors to provide recent and precise data that cover statistical indicators.  PCBS had conducted many periodic surveys in addition to the population, housing and establishment census 1997 to build a comprehensive information system that represents a true and clear picture of the Palestinians political, economical, social and land situation.

PCBS persists to provide data on statistical indicators to all interested users in various ways and methods: publications, books, conferences, workshops, international network (Internet) or by any other available method in order to reach as many users as possible. ”

http://atlas.pcbs.gov.ps/atlas/Default.asp

The Applied Research Institute – Jerusalem: Towards a Sustainable Palestine

ARIJ’s mission is promoting sustainable development in the occupied Palestinian territories and the self-reliance of the Palestinian people through greater control over their natural resources. ARIJ aims to assess alternative options, policies and strategies to conserve natural resources, which can be used as the basis for formulating recommendations and informing strategic decision making to improve the management of these resources and assist in their sustainability
Specifically, the institute aims to augment the local stock of scientific and technical knowledge and to introduce and devise more efficient methods of resource utilization and conservation, improved practices, and appropriate technology.”

http://www.arij.org/

The World Fact Book: The West Bank

“The World Factbook provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 266 world entities.”

https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/we.html

Map Something: Water Use

“Neogeography combines the complex techniques of cartography and GIS and places them within reach of users and developers.”

http://mapsomething.com/demo/waterusage/index.php

Palestinian Ecological and Agricultural Organizations

Lists of organizations that perform research, projects, development, advocacy etc.

http://www.vispo.com/PRIME/palecoagra.htm

ANERA Report on Agriculture in the West Bank & Gaza

“American Near East Refugee Aid (ANERA) advances the well-being of people in the West Bank, Gaza, Lebanon and Jordan. Through partnerships and close consultation with local groups and communities, ANERA responds to economic, health and educational needs with sustainable solutions and also delivers humanitarian aid during emergencies.”

http://www.anera.org/newsResources/documents/AgReport.pdf

 Ma’an Development Center: Sustainable Human Development for the Palestine Community

The Status of Palestinian Agriculture in the Jordan Valley

http://www.maan-ctr.org/pdfs/FSReport/spotlight/Spotlight10.pdf

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