Sustainable Management of Natural Resources and Agro-biodiversity in Wadi Arjan/ Ajloun
Sustainable Management of Natural Resources and Agro-biodiversity in Wadi Arjan/ Ajloun
The overall objective of this project is to contribute to the conservation of biodiversity in the valley through developing local eco-tourism, better management of natural resources and raising awareness regarding issue of conservation and sustainable natural resource management, simultaneously improving the living conditions of the area’s local community. The project will specifically focus on developing locally managed eco-tourism in the project area, improve land management to control degradation, thus improving livelihoods of the local farmers, improving efficiency and availability of irrigation water and raise community awareness of the importance of eco-tourism and sustainable environmental practices.
 
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Project Snapshot

Grantee:
Arjan Cooperative
Country:
Jordan
Area Of Work:
Biodiversity
Grant Amount:
US$ 44,000.00
Co-Financing Cash:
US$ 31,666.00
Co-Financing in-Kind:
US$ 8,996.00
Project Number:
JOR/SGP/OP4/CORE/08/05
Status:
Satisfactorily Completed

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Project Characteristics and Results
Inovative Financial Mechanisms
Part of the activities of the project will be supported through a revolving fund mechanism which guarantees broadening of beneficiary base and sustaining project activities.
Policy Influence
The Arjan Project aimed at influencing and contributing to the conservation of biodiversity in the valley through developing local eco-tourism, better management of natural resources and raising awareness regarding issue of conservation and sustainable natural resource management, simultaneously improving the living conditions of the area’s local community. Its main goals are as follows: - Developing locally managed eco-tourism in the project area - Improving land management to control degradation, thus improving livelihoods of the local farmers - Improving efficiency and availability of irrigation water - Raising the community awareness of the importance of eco-tourism and sustainable environmental practices
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Grantee Contact

Mr. Kamal Dweikat
Phone: +962 7 77531836
 

Address

Arjan Village
Ajloun ,
 

Website

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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