Water Harvesting and Agro-biodiversity Protection in Wadi Rayyan
Water Harvesting and Agro-biodiversity Protection in Wadi Rayyan
Also in the north of the Kingdom, in Jdeita village which is located between the forests of Birqish to the west and Wadi Rayyan to the east, Jdeita Charity Society will implement the “Water Harvesting and Biodiversity Protection in Wadi Rayyan and Birqish Reserve” project. The project will contribute to the conservation of the special agro-biodiversity of Wadi Rayyan, and support farmers working in the Wadi to protect their lands and maintain their agricultural products through improving the irrigation efficiency and construction of rain-collection cisterns, introduce soil conservation measures, in addition to supporting local community members to implement sustainable alternative means of livelihood such as bee-keeping.
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Project Snapshot

Jdeita Charity Society
Area Of Work:
Land Degradation
Grant Amount:
US$ 28,000.00
Co-Financing Cash:
US$ 2,387.00
Co-Financing in-Kind:
US$ 2,896.00
Project Number:
Satisfactorily Completed
Project Characteristics and Results
Promoting Public Awareness of Global Environment
All sectors of the community (farmers, youth, women ...) will be involved int e awareness activities that will be organized in cooperation with various agencies.
Inovative Financial Mechanisms
Cash conritribution through payback of the value of loans will go into supporting other activities to beneifit other members of the community.
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Grantee Contact

Mr. Yahya Milhem
Phone: 962 2 6500474


Jdeita Village
Irbid Governorate ,

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