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December 2013 "Trading your neighbor’s water".-Israeli appropriation of Palestinian water resources for export products: compiling existing data of water consumption of settlements exports"

Posted in December 2013 "Completed Projects"

Rosa Luxemburg Foundation Contracting Party: German Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development ( BMZ) Funding Agency:
Starting Date     September, 2013 
Ending Date:    December, 2013


The aim of the project is to provide an overview over the current existing data and research on the Israeli export of the Palestinian virtual water which violates the international law that prohibits the occupying power for exploiting an occupied territory resources. The study will be a compilation of the desegregated data available in various publications and languages and will focus on Israeli settlements in Jordan Valley and northern Dead Sea and exports that require water to be produced. This study will be part of a long term effort to influence the European Union guidelines on settlement labeling which are expected to be published by the end of 2013.

 

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