SDG Climate Facility - Jordan Grant Factsheet
Aug 8, 2021
The Scaling Up water Innovation for Climate Security in Northern Jordan project which will be implemented by the United Nations Development Program “UNDP” and funded by the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency “SIDA” encompasses an inclusive climate security approach that goes beyond pure-play climate adaptation solutions to climate change to meet the needs of both host communities and the Syrian refugees in addition to the development of appropriate mechanisms to develop the local capacities to nurture a market ecosystem for climate security solutions.
The project will capacitate innovative SMEs & Startups in the water sector to enhance an enabling local environment in the local market and contribute to the development of innovative solutions in addition to the implementation of community-managed pilot projects to increase the water use efficiency. It will also contribute to achieving sustainable development through the creation of additional job opportunities for Syrian refugees and host communities in Mafraq and Jerash. The full engagement of women at the community level in the activities of the project will be ensured and can be replicated and scaled up for a longer-term sustainable development.