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Jerash NGOs Coalition for Forest Protection


Titre : Jerash NGOs Coalition for Forest Protection

Pays : Jordan

Numéro projet : JOR/SGP/OP6/Y2/CORE/LD/16/06

Domaine : Land Degradation

Durée : 2/2017 — 4/2018

Bénéficiaire : Dibeen Society for Environmental Development

The project aims at raising the awareness of local community in and surrounding Dibeen Nature Reserve and Jarash national forest where illegal wood cutting for heating poses a major challenge for Forest and Reserve management. The project will also create a regional platform between Jordan and Palestine focusing on forest conservation. In addition, the project will building the capacity of members CBOs and awareness program on forest protection targeting Dibeen local community.
Youth from the local community surrounding Dibeen reserve will targeted in the following project activities : • 3 specialized awareness sessions on the forest protection. • 3 awareness sessions targeting the youth conducted in order to come up with creative tools to spread the environment protection culture with special focus on forest protection. • A specialized workshop on the use of creative techniques (theater, poetry, etc as a dialogue platform) to spread the concept of forest protection among youth. • Establishment of community “Forest Protection” network consisting of individual (including youth) and institutions from the local community. In addition to raising the capacity of network members through 3-5 community meetings. • 3 plantation campaigns in cooperation with civil society and governmental institutions.

Grant Amount (GEF) : US$ 40,000.00
Co-Finanshing Cash : US$ 9,390.00

GEF Small Grants Programme

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