E-waste collectors often lack the necessary education and training to properly manage the collection process and materials recovery. Thus, UNDP and in Partnership with the government of Jordan through Ministry of Environment and Secre- tariat of Basel Convention (SBC) initiated the End of life of computing equipment management and monitoring in action in Jordan, shortly referred to as "E-Waste Project".
This project involves the electrical side of energy (as opposed to transportation, natural gas for heating or cooking etc…) for residential purposes, covering approximately 40% of Jordan’s total electrical consumption as of 2011.
To contribute to the implementation of the local economic development plans for the Governorates of Ajloun and Tafileh, more particularly to support the development of local small-scale food processing industries.
Funded by the Global environment Fund (GEF), the Project aims to provide financial and technical support to the local community members, community-based organizations (CBOs) and civil society organizations (CSOs), to meet the overall objective of “Global environmental benefits" secured through community-based initiatives and actions.
The project objective is to provide necessary tools and increase technical capacity of the country to meet the requirements with respect to the Stockholm Convention with the overall objective of safeguarding the environment and health from PCB impacts at the national and global levels.
This project is designed to assist Jordan in the efforts of integrating climate change consideration into the national and development policies and to continue to build on the institutional and technical capacity strengthening process in the areas of Climate Change and National Communications reporting.
The aim of the project is to reduce the impact of tourism on biodiversity in Jordan and it will intervene at three levels. At the national level, it will develop a regulatory and enforcement framework to reduce the impact of tourism on biodiversity, centrally (upstream); components will be piloted at the local level, assessed and refined before being adopted nationally and made available for replication and up-scaling.
The project aims to integrate conservation of migratory soaring birds into relevant sectors, namely agriculture, energy, hunting, waste management and tourism, in 11 countries along the Rift Valley / Red Sea Flyway.