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Olitreva

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To reinforce RTD capacities of (ARIJ) in the sustainable management of OMW in the West Bank, by increasing networking and cooperation with European centres of top-level research and scientific excellence working in the same field.
 
 

Alquds Info

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To maintain the viability of the two-state solution with Jerusalem as the capital of two states. More specifically, the project aims to strenghthen the resilience of Palestinian East Jerusalem residents and preserve the Palestinian character of the city. The project’s target groups are the communities of Jerusalem old city, Silwand & Ath Thuri, Jabal al Mukabbir, As Sawahira al Gharbiya, Beit Safafa & Sharafat, Sur Baher & Umm Tuba, kafr 'Aqab, Beit Hanina, and Shu'fat with a total estimated population of 229,360 people.
 
 

FTI

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Financial Transparency Index (FTI) measures and promotes budget transparency at municipal level Palestine. An evaluation of the financial transparency of 30 Palestinian Municipalities in 2018 and 24 Municipalities in 2020, across the West Bank took place, using the FTI. The approach draws on the International Budget Partnership’s (IBP) subnational open budget survey (OBS), with minor changes in order to adapt the tools to the context in the OPT. The approach measures municipal transparency created an index ranking performance and used the findings to promote and enhance transparency. The FTI measured the availability and accessibility of financial information to citizens, in addition to evaluating the tools used in providing information and follow-up mechanisms, if any. The FTI is split into four main sections. The first section examines the availability and accessibility of budget documents. The second section examines transparency and participation in the budget preparation phase. The third section examines transparency and participation during execution of the budget, including citizens’ budgets and procurement systems. Lastly, the fourth and final section examines transparency and participation in the review and audit phase.
 
 

Forest Trees of Palestine

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Forest Trees of Palestine website provides information and identification of the forested tree species and their eco-georgraphic distribution in the West Bank, using the GIS applications with a special emphasis on establishing a herbarium and a database of the surveyed plant specimens. It has been developed by ARIJ, under the "Inventory of the Palestinian Forest Trees" project. 
 
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POICA

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The POICA website is an up-to-date source of information concerning the practices of the Israeli occupation on Palestinian land, including invasions, house demolitions, land confiscations, and settlements building. It provides this information in a monthly order, offering daily updates of everything that is taking place in the different Palestinian areas.
 
POICA  receives a great number of hits on the ARIJ website, and it publishes more than 400 case studies per year.
 
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40 Years of Israeli Occupation Atlas

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40 years of Israeli occupation website includes information about all the events that took place during Israel's occupation to Palestine. It gives a brief introduction to the Palestinian problem, then presents the major events related to the June 1967-war, status of the Palestinian Territories and the Palestinian society under Israeli occupation, Israeli - Palestinian peace process, and Israeli colonial activities in the OPT. The website also includes interactive maps highlighting all the changes that took place in the OPT due to Israeli occupation.
 
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Village Profile

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The Village Profile website provides essential detailed information about all villages of Hebron, Tubas and Bethlehem governorates. It allows a full access to fact sheets, profiles and photos for each of these.  It also includes the location and physical characteristics  of each village, in addition to history, religious and archeological sites, population, education, health status, and economic activities. The website also provides information and fact sheets about all Palestinian governorates. It is a great source from which accurate and updated information can be obtained. Bethlehem
 
Bethlehem Village Profile section of the website has been newly launched and is ready to be used.
 
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Localizing Agenda 21

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Localizing Agenda 21 website was made to provide information about the Bethlehem 21 project which was implemented to provide and develop the capacities of local and national authorities with the required support to create more sustainable communities by applying an integrated and participatory approach to local policy making. All information related to this project can be found here.
 
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Israeli Military Orders Database

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The Israeli Military Orders Website is a database of Israeli issued military orders. It covers only a small proportion of the extensive Israeli directory of military orders issued over the past four decades to control the West Bank and the Gaza Strip. Many of the Israeli military orders it includes were issued to confiscate Palestinian lands and build the under construction Israeli Segregation Wall or demolish Palestinian houses under the pretext of "building without license". 
 
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Virtual Tour Of Jerusalem

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The Virtual Tour of Jerusalem website provides a dynamic mapping system of Jerusalem. Its homepage provides web access to geographically referenced data covering a wide variety of themes for Jerusalem. It also provides different information about the geopolitical situation of Jerusalem, in addition to all the historic and religious sights of the old city.
 
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Israeli Settlements Outposts Database

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The Israeli Settlements Outposts Website is a database of Israeli outposts in the West Bank. It includes information about all these settlement outposts, providing the name, district and the number of units built in each. It also includes interactive maps that emphasize the segregation wall, main roads, Israeli military bases, Israeli planned Eastern segregation zone, in addition to areas A, B and C.
 
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Dead Sea Project

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The Dead Sea website was developed as part of the Dead Sea project funded by the European Commission. The website highlights the problem concerning the decline of the Dead Sea's water level, and the reasons behind it. It also shows the results that have been achieved by the project, including data and maps about the population distribution in the Dead Sea area, surface water harvesting, water uses and other topics. It gives a comprehensive idea about the future of the Dead Sea offering options for a more sustainable water management.
 
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Food Security Information System in Tubas, Bethlehem, and Hebron Governorates (FSIS)

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The FSIS project is conducted by the Applied Research Institute ~ Jerusalem (ARIJ) and funded by the Spanish Cooperation during the period 2009-2010. It aims at investigating food insecurity and vulnerability in Tubas, Bethlehem and Hebron governorates by providing quantitative and qualitative data about people and areas suffering from food insecurity and through developing a food security information system to assist in pilot decision-making process for future planning and implementation of developmental programs, awareness programs and relief interventions to ensure sustainable food security of most needy families in the targeted areas. The Strategic goal of this project is to improve the food security of poorest rural households in Tubas, Bethlehem and Hebron governorates, which are amongst those most targeted and affected governorates in the West Bank from sharp deterioration in the socio-economic conditions.

يقوم معهد الأبحاث التطبيقية – القدس (أريج) وبدعم من التعاون الاسباني – القدس بتنفيذ مشروع بعنوان " نظام معلومات الأمن الغذائي في محافظات طوباس وبيت لحم والخليل" والذي يهدف إلى دراسة انعدام الأمن الغذائي وسوء التغذية لما يقارب 70 تجمع فلسطيني في محافظات طوباس وبيت لحم والخليل، وذلك من خلال تطوير نظام معلوماتي للأمن الغذائي للمساهمة في عملية التخطيط المستقبلي السليم وتطبيق البرامج التطويرية والبرامج التوعية ونشاطات الإغاثة.
 

http://foodsecurity.arij.org/
 

The Socio-economic and Food Security Atlas in the oPT

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The Socio-economic and Food Security Atlas in the oPT (SE-FSA) is a joint project for the World Food Programme (WFP) and the Applied Research Institute-Jerusalem (ARIJ) to develop a Food Security Decision Support System (FS-DSS) in the oPT in cooperation with all potential stakeholders. The SE-FSA will provide a systematic spatial analysis of the demography, socio-economic, education, agriculture, environmental and water, food security, nutrition, and health sectors in the oPT, West Bank and Gaza Strip at Governorates level for the Atlas production.

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The Regional Partnership of Culture and Development (RPCD)

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This research is being conducted in partnership between the Applied Research Institute Jerusalem (ARIJ) from Palestine as a main applicant (Leader) and the Royal Scientific Society (RSS) from Jordan as a contributor.

The research aims at developing the agricultural system to improve food security in the Jordan Valley region in the light of drought, climate change, water scarcity and land deterioration. Such an objective cannot be achieved without establishing a solid foundation of information that shall be built into an integrated database. The database is one of the significant tools used to enhance our understanding of the current situation of the agricultural system, resources management, technology adoption and crop diversification to support the plant study and research to improve the capacity of this system on food security and economic approach.

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