Herbal Plants Project in al Ghuwairiyeh Area/ Zarqa Governorate
Herbal Plants Project in al Ghuwairiyeh Area/ Zarqa Governorate
In Al Ghuwairiyeh area in Zarqa, which suffers several environmental, social and socio-economic problems, the Soldier’s Families Welfare Society will implement the Herbal Plants Project. The project involves the establishment of a small herbal plant production unit over a piece of land close to the Society’s headquarter in Al Ghuwairiyeh, train women and provide them with job opportunities, promote planting of herbal plants in the community and establish a model for sustainable land management to other communities in the governorate. The National Center for Agricultural Research and Technology Transfer (NCARTT) will provide the technical assistance to this project.
 
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Project Snapshot

Grantee:
The Soldier’s Families Welfare Society
Country:
Jordan
Area Of Work:
Land Degradation
Grant Amount:
US$ 28,200.00
Co-Financing Cash:
Co-Financing in-Kind:
US$ 30,479.00
Project Number:
JOR/05/14
Status:
Satisfactorily Completed
Project Characteristics and Results
Emphasis on Sustainable Livelihoods
Several job opportunities will be created by the project for local community members. Training to be provided to women in the area will improve their capabilities enabling them to improve their livelihoods.
Notable Community Participation
The NGO operates a successful social center in the project area and provides several health and socio-economic services to the local community. this project will enhance the services provided so far and will involve women from the project area adjacent to the Center directly in project activities.
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Grantee Contact

Mr System Administrator
Phone: 0797139110
 

Address

Zarqa
Zarqa , P.O.Box 6272

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