Participation of Women in Integrated Pest Management (IPM)/ Mafraq
Participation of Women in Integrated Pest Management (IPM)/ Mafraq
This project is a repetition of the Deir alla women group IPM project and was inititated after the women group in Mafraq attended training activities in Deir alla. the project is also assisted technically by GTZ. The agricultural situation in Mafraq and the socio-ecomic situation of women in this area are different from those in the Jordan Valley and prompted the use of different approaches.
 
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Project Snapshot

Grantee:
Al Majd Women Organization for Social Development/ Mafraq
Country:
Jordan
Area Of Work:
Biodiversity
Grant Amount:
US$ 24,000.00
Co-Financing Cash:
US$ 3,000.00
Co-Financing in-Kind:
US$ 56,280.00
Project Number:
GEF-JOR-95-G52-15
Status:
Satisfactorily Completed
Project Characteristics and Results
Gender Focus
Poor women farmers are enabled to make decisions in the farms they work in. They became very good advocates of the technology although most of them are practicically un-educated.
Emphasis on Sustainable Livelihoods
The economic factor connecting use of IPM technology to savings is a major element of the project.
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SGP Country office contact

Mr. Anas Abdel Raouf Khasawneh
Phone:
00962/6/5100420 Ext: 246
Fax:
00962/6/5100430
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Address

UNDP Jordan/ shmeisani, Ishaq Al Edwan street/ P.O.Box 941631
Amman, Arab States, 11183