Community Watershed Management
Community Watershed Management
As part of the land and soil conservation measures undertaken in Wadi Ben Hammad, a women NGO reintroduced traditional water harvesting techniques i.e. rain collection wells in the community of the townof Rakin, south of Jordan. The NGO used a loaning system whereby beneficiaries pay back part of the cost of constructing the well provided by th NGO.
 
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Project Snapshot

Grantee:
Rakin Women Charitable Association
Country:
Jordan
Area Of Work:
Biodiversity
Grant Amount:
US$ 30,000.00
Co-Financing Cash:
US$ 1,412.00
Co-Financing in-Kind:
US$ 114,976.00
Project Number:
GEF-JOR-95-G52-14
Status:
Satisfactorily Completed
Project Characteristics and Results
Promoting Public Awareness of Global Environment
Many awareness activities connecting local to global environmental issues were conducted by the project.
Capacity - Building Component
The NGO has acquired the necessary skills and knowledge to manage community environmental projects and are already expanding their work.
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SGP Country office contact

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

Address

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