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Natural and Agricultural Resource Management in Wadi Rajib (Jordan)


Titre : Natural and Agricultural Resource Management in Wadi Rajib (Jordan)

Pays : Jordanie

N° projet  : JOR/SGP/OP5/Y3/STAR/LD/13/01

Durée : Start Date : 11/2013 End Date : 5/2015

Wadi Rajib located in Ajloun is famous for its rich biodiversity and water springs, however in summer season local community of Wadi Rajib who are mostly farmers suffer from the shortage of water due to evaporation process and expand of agricultural practices in the area

Résumé du projet
This project aims to : Enhance efficiency of rainwater usage through supporting farmers and local community members to execute small applicable projects ; Enhance income of farmers and local community members and land productivity through several training ; Develop the CBO production of soap knowing that all soap raw materials are available in the area such as herbs, olive oil, etc.
Local community members were involved in the project from the very beginning as the CBO conducted several meeting with them in order to detect their needs to be addressed in the project proposal. 56 local community individuals ; 20 males and 36 female benefited from and/ or participated in the project SO FAR (updated on 21/8/2014) either from small applicable project or capacity building workshops.

Grant Amount : US$ 21,000.00
Co-Financing Cash : US$ 10,300.00

Bénéficiaire  : Wadi Rajib Women Cooperative

GEF Small Grants Programme

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