Bee-keeping and Herb Planting in Damia
Bee-keeping and Herb Planting in Damia
In Damia, Jordan Valley, the Damia Youth Club will implement this project, which aims to contribute to the conservation of the Jordan Valley unique eco-system through supporting households in Damia to implement income-generating activities that use natural resources in a sustainable manner. The activities include bee-keeping and herbal planting in home gardens. All households in Damia have been provided with a water supply network, through support from Care International, which would enable them to undergo the above activities in their home gardens. The Club will also implement part of the activities in the Palm Plantation, which was established and has been successfully managed by the Club with previous support from GEF SGP.
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Project Snapshot

Damia Youth Club
Area Of Work:
Land Degradation
Grant Amount:
US$ 50,000.00
Co-Financing Cash:
US$ 84,745.00
Co-Financing in-Kind:
US$ 3,531.00
Project Number:
Satisfactorily Completed
Project Characteristics and Results
Notable Community Participation
The local community of Damia village are directly involved in implementing the project activities as part of these activities will be implemented within their households.
Policy Influence
This project will contribute both to the integrated management of land and water resources in the unique ecosystem of the Jordan Valley, and will sustain the livelihoods of the local community in Damia village with the specific objectives: - To improve family income through planting productive home gardens with medical herbs and palm seedlings, as well as beekeeping. - To train beneficiaries in order to become able to grow and maintain their home gardens. - To make use of the irrigation water made available through the Care International project that connected all households in the village to networks of irrigation water. - To train beneficiaries on permaculture and safe use of pesticides by using integrated pest management.
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Grantee Contact

Mr System Administrator


Damia village
Jordan Valley ,

SGP Country office contact

Mr. Anas Abdel Raouf Khasawneh
00962/6/5100420 Ext: 246


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