Monday, October 10, 2022

Jordan has delighted visitors for decades with its World Heritage Sites and inspiring desert landscapes. Today's World Tourism Day and I'm here at a very special spot the Royal Academy for Nature Conservation and the Aljoun Forest Reserve. Jordan is endowed with many natural sites, including 10 nature reserves. USAID has provided technical assistance and infrastructure funding to the Royal Society for the conservation of nature since 2002. During my visit today I had a chance to see the remarkable vegetation an important pillar of Jordan's biodiversity and environmental sustainability is USAID is committed to supporting Jordan in its quest to become a world-class destination for ecotourism all while expanding opportunities to improve the livelihoods of its communities

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