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2009

Sustainable arid land management / Water Harvesting in That Rass (Jordan)

Jordan

Titre : Sustainable arid land management / Water Harvesting in That Rass (Jordan)

Pays : Jordan

Numéro projet : JOR/OP4/Y2/CORE/09/11

Domaine : Biodiversity Land Degradation

Durée : 2009/2010

Bénéficiaires : That Rass Cooperative

Présentation
The project aims to help reduce land degradation through increasing sustainable water conservation practices, and environmental awareness that will help nurture environmental aspects within the local community, and thereof help combat water scarcity in That Rass.

Project Specific Objectives :
Reducing land degradation, along with improving the livelihood and living conditions of the local community, by using a revolving fund that is given to help initiate water conservation projects.
Enhance the awareness of the local community about water harvesting practices.
Enhance the status of the local community through upgrading their skills and income, which will later be connected to activities already functioning in the society.
Sustainable water use in agriculture, by educating the local community about drip irrigation.

Caractéristiques et résultats
That Rass cooperative is situated in the Karak governorate. The cooperative was established in 2004 with 54 members to date of which 25 are women. The cooperative concentrates on helping the local community by creating small projects that help in income generation and helps fight poverty in the area. Increasing environmental and social awareness within the local community and the cooperative has been found to be essential, where awareness and employment opportunities are thought to be later increased through environmental income generating projects.
The project aims to help reduce land degradation through increasing sustainable water conservation practices, and environmental awareness that will help nurture environmental aspects within the local community, and thereof help combat water scarcity in That Rass. Project Specific Objectives : - Reduce land degradation, along with improving the livelihood and living conditions of the local community, by using a revolving fund that is given to help initiate water conservation projects. - Enhance the awareness of the local community about water harvesting practices. - Enhance the status of the local community through upgrading their skills and income, which will later be connected to activities already functioning in the society. - Sustainable water use in agriculture, by educating the local community about drip irrigation.

Financement
Grant Amount (GEF Small Grants Programme) : US$ 30,000.00
Co-Finanshing Cash : US$ 10,537.00
Co-Finanshing in-Kind : US$ 2,472.00

GEF Small Grants Programme

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