Natural Resource Management and Agro-biodiversity Protection in Bseira
Natural Resource Management and Agro-biodiversity Protection in Bseira
Fatima Az Zahra’ Women Charity Society in Bseira, Tafileh governorate will implement this project, which aims at building the capacity of Bseira’s community, especially the women sector, in the field of integrated resource management, protection of agro-biodiversity important species and control of land degradation in a way that reflects positively on the household economy in the town.

Activities to be implemented under the project include training and implementation of small projects in the fields of agro-biodiversity protection, medicinal plants, dried fruits and jams production and marketing, gray water use and soil conservation measures for the purpose of rehabilitating orchards and home gardens in and around Bseira town. Support to the individual projects will be provided on a revolving loan basis, in order to insure sustainability of the project.

Situated over the remains of what used to be ancient Edom’s capital, Bseira is one of the Tafileh governorate small towns around Dana Nature Reserve falling under the same unique eco-system. Dana Nature Reserve will be providing technical assistance and support to Fatima Az Zahra’ Society in the implementation and follow up of this project.
 
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Project Snapshot

Grantee:
Fatima Az Zahra' Women Charity Society
Country:
Jordan
Area Of Work:
Biodiversity
Grant Amount:
US$ 50,000.00
Co-Financing Cash:
US$ 16,000.00
Co-Financing in-Kind:
US$ 11,369.00
Project Number:
JOR/03/09
Status:
Satisfactorily Completed
Project Characteristics and Results
Capacity - Building Component
A comprehensive management and financial training program will be organized in cooperation with the Royal Society for the Conservation of Nature (RSCN, Dana Nature Reserve. Training on management of food processing workshops and marketing of products will also be provided to the NGO and community members.
Notable Community Participation
Community participation will be insured through involving the local community in the training and awareness activities and through the revolving loaning programs, which will be initiated to support the different activities.
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Grantee Contact

 

Address

Bseira village
Tafileh , Tafileh governorate ,

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