“Imagine the southern Mediterranean tomorrow… 245 million people living in urban areas. A huge challenge for this region of the world.
The Union for the Mediterranean, the European Union, the French Development Agency and the European Investment Bank have joined forces to achieve a successful transition towards sustainable Mediterranean cities.
The Urban Projects Finance Initiative (UPFI) supports project promoters in the southern and eastern Mediterranean, helping them to prepare and to finance ambitious urban development projects, which aim to create jobs, to reduce poverty and to upgrade the urban fabric.”
In June 2017, the technical assistance and feasibility study mission to the Jordanian Ministry of Municipal Affairs was extended to further analyse and select the secondary cities that will benefit from the programme, as well as to carry out an initial social and environmental impact study of the investments foreseen in the RLDP 2.