Wild Flowers of Jordan
Wild Flowers of Jordan
The proponent conducted a field survey, documented, classified and published its results in a book entitled "Field Guide to Wild Flowers of Jordan and Neighboring Countries". The book contains almost 500 colored photographs of wild flowers with brief description of each. It serves as a valuable reference for both academics and laypersons who are interested in knowing about plants in their country. The NGO conducted an outreach campaign along with the field survey.
 
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Project Snapshot

Grantee:
Jordanian Society for Biological Sciences
Country:
Jordan
Area Of Work:
Biodiversity
Grant Amount:
US$ 40,000.00
Co-Financing Cash:
US$ 5,000.00
Co-Financing in-Kind:
US$ 15,000.00
Project Number:
GEF-JOR-92-G51-07
Status:
Satisfactorily Completed
Project Characteristics and Results
Promoting Public Awareness of Global Environment
As a result of field work conducted under this project, 18 new plant species have been recorded for the first time in Jordan. The outreach campaign helped to draw attention to biodiversity protection on the local and the global levels. The NGO organized several specialized conferences on biological sciences, two of them were on the Arab region level and were inaugurated under royal patronage. Lectures and field visits organized by the NGO focused on several important environmental issues such as vegetation, conservationa and identification of species and the concepts of ecological systems and their elements in general.
Gender Focus
Project participants whether coordinators of this project or target groups were of both sexes who were equally active in their participation in all project phases.
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Grantee Contact

Prof. Dawud Al-Eisawi& Dr. Sawsan Oran
 

Address

P.O.Box 13322
Amman , Amman ,

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