A group of Jordanian professionals living abroad, including Silicon Valley executives, gathered for the first time yesterday as part of the Jordanian Diaspora Network. This is an effort to support entrepreneurship and market access for their compatriots in Jordan. The Network is supported by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).
The USAID Jordan Competitiveness Program (JCP) and Intel Corporation launched a three year public-private partnership today to support education and entrepreneurship in Jordan’s science and technology sector. The project aims to accelerate economic growth, create jobs, and maximize Jordan’s competitiveness in the global marketplace by training the next generation of information and communications technology (ICT) graduates.
USAID and the Ministry of Environment announced today the Al-Lajjoun Water Reuse Pilot Project, marking joint efforts to improve water efficiency and agricultural development in the Karak Governorate.
The winners of the Madrasati Ajmal “Towards a More Beautiful School” competition were announced today by the USAID-funded Yarmouk Community Enhancement Team (CET). The winners were Al-Seeleh Secondary School for Girls, Kharja Secondary School for Boys, Khadeeja Bint Khuwailed Elementary School for Girls, Al-Khairiyeh Mixed Elementary School, and Um Kalthoum Mixed Elementary School.
Jordan's Ministry of Environment and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) today launched a two-day workshop on the use of biosolids to improve soil and stimulate plant growth. Bio-solids are nutrient-rich materials that are a byproduct of wastewater treatment that can be applied as a soil conditioner to stimulate plant growth for grazing in semi-arid areas.
Last updated: April 23, 2015