Contractual Research Projects (AGU)

The Global Environmental Outlook Process (GEO), West Asia, UNEP

  • Member of the Arabian Gulf University GEO team, (Arabian Peninsula’s GEO Collaborating Center), 1998-present.
  • GEO 2 (2000): Member, Chapter 2: State of the Environment Section (SOE), freshwater: Arabian Peninsula, 1998-2000.
  • GEO 3 (2002): Member, Chapter 2: State of the Environment Section (SOE), freshwater: Arabian Peninsula; Member and representative of West Asia in the Core Scenarios Team (Chapter 4: Outlook), Coordinator and Editor of West Asia Environmental outlook, 2000-2002.
  • GEOYEAR BOOK 2003 (2004): Project Coordinator and contributor in the freshwater section of the report.
  • GEO 4 (2007): Project Supervisor; Lead Author and Team Leader, Chapter 9: The Future Today, West Asia Section; andLead Author and Team Leader, Chapter 6: West Asia Region.

UNDP/GEF Climate Change Enabling Activity Project: The Kingdom of Bahrain, First Communiqué [Download]

  • Project Coordinator, 2003-2005.
  • Group Leader, Activity: Strategy to Raise Public Awareness.

Arab Environmental Outlook (ARAB GEO), UNEP and the Arab League

  • Project Supervisor and Coordinator, 2007-2010;
  • Project Task Force Member;
  • Lead Author for Chapter 11: The Future Today (Environmental Scenarios);
  • Co-Lead Author for Chapter 2: Water;
  • Contributing Author for the Decision makers Summary and Alternative Environmental Policies.

GEF Climate Change Project, The Kingdom of Bahrain, Second Communiqué

  • Project Coordinator, 2008-2011.
  • Group Leader, Activity: Impact of Climate Change on Water Resources: Adaptation and Vulnerability.

UNEP Shared Freshwater Vulnerability to Climate Change in West Asia, UNEP/ROWA

  • Project Coordinator, 2008-2011.
  • Co-Lead Author.

Arab Water Report, UNDP

  • Project coordinator (2009-2011)
  • Co-Lead Author.

Capacity Development of Parliamentarians in the Kingdom of Bahrain on IWRM, UNDP Bahrain

  • Project coordinator (2010-2012)
  • Lead Author of the Manual (three chapters: Chapter 1: Status of Water Resources in Bahrain; Chapter 3: Water Governance in Bahrain; Chapter 4: Role of Parliamentarians in the implementation of IWRM in Bahrain)
  • Lecturer for the manual implementation workshop (April 12, 2012 at Bahrain National Parliament for a number of MPs).

The State of the Marine Environment Report (SOMER), Regional Organization for the Protection of the Marine Environment (ROPME), 2011-in progress

  • Author of the Future Scenarios Chapter of the report