Za’atari Refugee Camp: Co-Creating Solutions

In one of the biggest refugee camps on the planet, Grantham Centre Director Tony Ryan works with academics, experts and refugees to help them grow food and develop amenities using pioneering techniques. Recycling materials from the camp – such as mattresses, bikes and yogurt pots – they have created a host of home improvements and innovations, including windmills, air conditioning, solar powered water heater and wheelchairs.

History of the project

Old bikes into new solutions

Growing food without soil


Plans for a sustainable future