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Supporting Traditional Farming and Protecting Biodiversity in Ajloun, Northern Jordan
Grantee Name: 
Jordan BirdWatch Association
HOTSPOT
Mediterranean Basin
LOCATION
AMOUNT
US$97,978
DATES
Mar 2021
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Aug 2022
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Project Overview Overview
CEPF Strategic Direction Strategy
HOTSPOT
Mediterranean Basin
LOCATION
AMOUNT
US$97,978
DATES
Mar 2021
-
Aug 2022

Support a local farmers' association to engage in biodiversity-friendly agricultural practices and marketing of local products, and enhance nature-based tourism in Ajloun region, Jordan. Support marketing of local products and work with the local municipality on a sustainable ecotourism plan. With local stakeholders, initiate the process for designation of a Special Conservation Area.

Strategic Direction: 3 Promote the maintenance of traditional land-use practices necessary for the conservation of Mediterranean biodiversity in priority corridors of high cultural and biodiversity value