* Quality Assured Data from SGP’s Annual Monitoring Process as of June 30, 2021.
Sons of Dana and Qadisiyya Nature-based Tourism Development Project
To promote eco-tourism in Dana and complement the efforts of the Royal Society for the Conservation of Nature in the area, the sons of Dana and Qadisiyya Eco-Tourism Cooperative will implement a Nature-based tourism development program. The project will achieve its objectives through training members of the cooperative and the local community on the management of eco-tourism projects and renovating a hotel owned by the cooperative. This project falls under the GEF Small Grants Programme efforts of promoting eco-tourism and providing alternative means of livelihood to local communities living around globally significant protected areas.
 
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Project Snapshot

Grantee:
Sons of Dana and Qadisiyya Eco-tourism Cooperative
Country:
Jordan
Area Of Work:
Biodiversity
Grant Amount:
US$ 27,970.00
Co-Financing Cash:
Co-Financing in-Kind:
US$ 35,735.00
Project Number:
GEF-JOR-98-G52-13
Status:
Satisfactorily Completed

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Project Characteristics and Results
Capacity - Building Component
The project will build the NGOs capacity to manage eco-tourism activities while providing alternative means of livelihood to communities living in and around protected areas.
Notable Community Participation
TheDana and Qadisiyya people are the direct benificiaries of this project. They will be trained and they will run their project themselves with help from Dana Reserve Management.
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