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Lake Bardawil and Sinai Desert Restoration Project

        2. BSI PARTNERS AND SCIENTIFIC & TECHNICAL SUPPORTERS                                     3.   STATUS QUO

        BSI can rely on a strong network of technical and scientifical partners off which the most important ones are   3.1 Location and climate
        presented below.
                                                                                                  The Sinai Peninsula is situated in Egypt, with the Mediterranean Sea and Lake Bardawil to the north. The
        2.1. The Bardawil & Sinai Initiative coalition partners                                   Sinai has an area of approximately 61,000 km and is characterised by dune fields and sand sheets in the
                                                                                                  north and mountainous landscape towards the south, reaching an elevation of 2,642 m above sea level at
                                                                                                  the tip of Mount Catherine. The has an Mediterranean climate in the north (precipitation of 120 mm/yr)
                                                                                                  and desert climate towards the south (precipitation of 32 mm/yr). Maximum summer temperatures in the
                                                                                                  north and south vary between 28°C to 37°C and 31°C to 42°C, respectively. Winter day-time temperatures
                                                                                                  are usually between 10°C to 20°C, occasionally dropping below 0°C during night-time.

                                                                                                                                                     Mediterranean Sea


            Project Initiators         Implementation Strategist          Funding Strategist
                                                                                                        Mediterranean Sea
        2.2. Technical Supporters

        2.3. Scientific Supporters
                                                                                                                                  Peninsula                              Red Sea
                                                                                                         Africa              Sea            Mediterranean Sea

                                                                                                                                                                     Lake Bardawil

                                                                                                                                                                              Sinai Peninsula

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