Jordan
The most unique aspect of SGP is that it genuinely trusts the community to undertake interventions that have long-term, global and local objectives which transcend immediate benefits, using modest funding and resources.
Ms. Khawla Fayyad
Education Monitoring and Evaluation Expert
UNICEF / Ministry of Education
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Country Programme Snapshot

Start Date 1992
# of Projects 198
Total Grant Amount US$ 6,432,000
Total cash Co-Financing US$ 4,575,007
Total In-Kind Co-Financing US$ 8,076,148

Country Portfolio by Area of Work

Biodiversity
Chemicals
Climate Change Mitigation
Community Based Adaptation
International Waters
Land Degradation
Examples of Successful Projects
Sustainable Rural Agro-development for the Blind in Jordan
Sustainable Rural Agro-development for the Blind in Jordan

Goal: Aimed at contributing to the overall effort of protecting biodiversity through involving one of the marginalized groups of the community.

Main Activities: Training workshops, awareness sessions and tours to Jordan's Nature Reserves designed for the blind and their families.

Key Results: 1st project in 2006 , "Environmental and Educational Exhibit for the Blind" , XX hectares under sustainable management. XY species protected

Contact

Mr. Anas Khasawneh
National Coordinator
Phone:+ 00962/6/5100420 Ext: 246
Fax:+ 00962/6/5100430
Email: anas.khasawneh@undp.org
 

Address

UNDP Jordan/ shmeisani, Ishaq Al Edwan street/ P.O.Box 941631 , Amman , Arab States 11183
 

WebSite

http://www.jo.undp.org