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Hima Bani Hashem Villages

IUCN at the Global Soil Week

 During this year’s Global Soil Week that is held between the 19th and 23rd of April in Berlin Germany, IUCN is presenting the findings from economic valuation studies conducted in Jordan, Mali and Sudan at a side event on how to integrate economic arguments into decision making processes organized by the Center for Development Research (ZEF) and the Economics of Land Degradation Initiative (ELD). The studies were produced jointly by the IUCN Global Economics Programme and the IUCN Global Drylands Initiative, funded through ELD. …  

21 Apr 2015 | Article

Fadi Shraideh

New Regional Director Appointed for ROWA

IUCN ROWA would like to announce the new appointment of a Regional Director, Mr Fadi Al-Shraideh.  …  

21 Apr 2015 | Article

Opening of WOCAT LADA Tools Training

WOCAT-LADA Tools: Assessing and Quantifying Land Degradation

As a result of the great collective efforts between the International Union for Conservation of Nature – Regional Office for West Asia (IUCN ROWA), Ministry of Agriculture (MoA) in Jordan, ICARDA and FAO Nearest, a training on the use of WOCAT-LADA tools and Restoration of degraded lands for Sustainable Land Management (SLM) in Jordan was held under the patronage of Dr. Radi El Tarawneh, the General Secretary of MoA, from the 13th to 16th Apr 2015 in Amman. The aim of the training was to introduce WOCAT-LADA tools and methodologies to a different stakeholders from government and non-governmental organizations in Jordan. …  

18 Apr 2015 | Article

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Updating the R-KNOW National Steering Committee in Jordan on R-KNOW Activities

 The National Steering Committee (NSC) of the Regional Knowledge Network on Systemic Approaches to Water Resources Management (R-KNOW) project in Jordan, which is consists of stakeholders from different governmental institutions and NGOs, meets on a regular basis in order to discuss project activities in Jordan. …  

17 Apr 2015 | Article

Training on Water Integrity

Civil Society and Water Integrity

 Promoting water integrity and fighting corruption in the water sector has the potential to create dramatic and lasting improvement for human dignity, health and equitable access to water. Additionally, it helps to create a fertile ground for socio-economic development and investments in water. …  

06 Apr 2015 | Article

Local women actively participating in the activity

International Women’s Day: Make It Happen

 Every year on March 8th, International Women’s Day (IWD), the global community comes together to champion the rights of women, marking an opportunity to not just commemorate women, women’s achievements, and progress toward equality, but to also take stock—to carefully study the gains made and to dig deeper into the challenges. Women continue to play an integral role in addressing the complex challenges our world faces on a daily basis—but data shows our contributions as women are still undervalued. …  

06 Apr 2015 | Article

RSCN - Earth Hour 2015 Celebration

Members in the News: RSCN Marked Earth Hour 2015

 Under the slogan “USE YOUR POWER to Change Climate Change”, The Royal Society for the Conservation of Nature (RSCN) marked Earth Hour on Saturday, 28th March 2015, for the eighth consecutive year to raise awareness on the impact of climate change and excessive energy consumption. …  

05 Apr 2015 | Article

University of Jordan - plant a tree as a prerequisite for graduation

Members in the News: University of Jordan Stipulated A New Graduation Condition for its students

Believing in the importance of trees and the role of the profession of agriculture, the Council of Deans of the University of Jordan (UJ) stipulated a new graduation condition for UJ students.  …  

05 Apr 2015 | Article

Ecotourism Management and Interpretation Training - Group Photo

Ecotourism Management and Interpretation Training for Mediterranean Protected Areas

 Ecotourism is a major trend with a growing demand for consumers for packages which offer responsible travel to natural areas, conservation of the environment, and improvement of the well-being of local people. The Mediterranean area is one of the most interesting regions in the world in terms of ecotourism potential. The high diversity of landscapes and ecosystems together with the unique socio-economic and cultural mosaic provide suitable conditions for the development of ecotourism. …  

05 Apr 2015 | Article

APN Celebrated Mother’s Day

Members in the News: APN Celebrated Mother’s Day

Under the patronage of His Excellency the Mayor of Amman, the Arab Group for Protection of Nature (APN) planted trees in Marj Al Hammam for mother’s day festivities on the 21st of March 2015.  …  

05 Apr 2015 | Article

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