Community Palm Plantation
Community Palm Plantation
The proponent has been working in coopertion with the concerned authorities to manage the land adjacent to the Jordan River in the village of Damia- previously a border town that had been neglected after the peace treaty with Israel- planting palm trees involving the local community in the process. The project address a priority issue for Jordan which is the managment of the Jordan River basin, and it will provide a model to be emulated by private land owners in the Jordan Valley. Planting has been very successful and additional areas have been planted.
 
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Project Snapshot

Grantee:
Damia Social Youth Club
Country:
Jordan
Area Of Work:
International Waters
Grant Amount:
US$ 43,000.00
Co-Financing Cash:
US$ 46,000.00
Co-Financing in-Kind:
US$ 17,000.00
Project Number:
GEF-JOR-95-G52-17
Status:
Satisfactorily Completed
Project Characteristics and Results
Gender Focus
A female agricultural engineer has been assigned to manage the project with appropriate training provided to her and to other members of the NGO.
Capacity - Building Component
NGO's capacities to implement environmental development projects of such a scale are being strengthened. They have already applied for a medium-size GEF project to extend 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