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One main shift has been witnessed in the recent reforms in energy and water pricing in the region, including the main oil producing countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council.All Arab countries signed the Paris Climate Agreement, and 14 of them ratified it so far.Arab countries also witnessed a significant transition toward green economy. The economy can be diversified and revitalized by creating new activities and opportunities such as: renewable energy, new renewable water sources through wastewater treatment and the reuse of treated water and desalination, sustainable and organic farming, green industrial products, sustainable communities, green buildings, green public transport and eco-tourism, together with integrated solid waste management systems that can generate energy, produce organic fertilizer and reuse materials.This was complemented by the introduction of the "Citizen Account" system, which provides direct financial support to low- and middle-income earners, thus compensating for the increase in prices.We can understand the importance of this measure when we know that 90 percent of the global subsidies on electricity, fuel, water and food went to the rich, who are the biggest consumers.
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