Environment and Climate Change


Jordan suffers from a severe water scarcity problem. According to the Water Strategy for the period of 2008-2022, the country is one of the four driest in the world. Despite the Government efforts in managing the limited water resources and its relentless search for alternative supply, the available water resources per capita are falling as a result of population growth. More

Our Goals

UNDP strengths national capacity to support sustainable, low-carbon, climate-resilient development biodiversity conservation, water scarcity with a focus on women. UNDP assists the country in its transition to a low carbon economy and adaption of clean energy expansion including its choices of energy efficiency and renewable energy. more

Petra .. The Rose City

A spectacular view of the Treasury (Al Khazneh), an intricate façade that first greets the visitormore

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A Dream Comes True
Mariam while taking orders via facebook page & through emails

A Dream Comes True

one of the successful small businesses of “Promoting Local Economic Development Programme in Jordan” which is funded by the European Union, managed by the Ministry of Interior and implemented by UNDP.more 

  Coral Reefs
Team members from marine park transferring the collected coral from the new port area into the receipt sites within the marine park, June 6,2012

Saving the corals

The most significant feature of Jordan’s marine environment is the coral reef ecosystems. Reefs in Jordan are among the most threatened in the Red Sea becausemore 

Clearing Jordan from PCBs – training on proper handling of PCBs (Polychlorinated Biphenyl) equipment, sampling and testing by using Dexsil L2000 analyzers in Jordan

Implementation of phase 1 of a comprehensive Poly Chlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs) management system in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan.

As part of a Environmentally Sound Management of PCBs equipment and materials, a technical training workshop was carried out during the period from 16 to 20 September supervised by International Consultant and the PCBs project team. more 

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