West Asia

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Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to expand collaboration with IUCN

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the World Conservation Union (IUCN) agreed to develop a new series of joint activities in Saudi Arabia. Proposed joint projects are the development of a “Waqf Fund” and the “100 Arabic Books on Conservation”, aiming to strengthen IUCN’s regional support to the environment in Saudi Arabia and the Arab world. …  

18 Nov 2005 | News story

Fair trade market in Wild Jordan Foundation

“A Fair Price for Small Producers”, IUCN promotes Fair Trade in Jordan this weekend

Fair Trade Jordan will kick off this Friday, September 23 with over 80 producers showcasing their products at the one-day market place for goods, ideas and shopping at Wild Jordan Nature Center in Jabal Amman. The World Conservation Union’s Regional Office in Jordan is one of the organizers of the event, sponsored by the Enhanced Productivity Program of the Ministry of Planning and International Cooperation. …  

22 Sep 2005 | News story

Tales of water, Africa

‘Tales of Water’ – How children see water in the Zarqa River Basin in Jordan

Tales of Water - A Child’s View tells the exciting story of the many challenges facing water management through the eyes of children. This multimedia project is coordinated and managed by The World Conservation Union and undertaken by the Tales of Water Foundation. It focuses on rural children living in river basins in Jordan, Tanzania, the Mekong Basin, the Niger Basin, and Mexico/Guatemala. …  

25 Jul 2005 | News story

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