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USAID and the Government of Jordan (GoJ) are working together to protect and conserve scarce resources through the Water Reuse and Environmental Conservation Project (WRECP). The project supports the preservation of the environment, training on pollution prevention and environmental management, rehabilitation for landfills and polluted 'hot spots,' and the reuse of water and biosolids to support community livelihoods.

With the objective of improving how water resources are utilized and wastewater facilities are managed over the next 25 years, the Water and Wastewater Infrastructure Project (WIP) is responding to dire improvements needed in the water sector.

USAID supported the feasibility study and design for upgrading the existing wastewater treatment plant, and is currently funding construction and construction management to upgrade the plant to a capacity of 6,550 m3 per day through simple, low tech improvements.

Jordan is one of the most water-scarce countries in the world. Rapid population growth coupled with economic development needs places huge strain on already limited water supplies.

The USAID Hydroponic Green Farming Initiative is a three-year project implemented by ECO Consult that aims to introduce a model that integrates hydroponic farming and renewable energy generation for large commercial farms and small rural households.

 USAID and its partners work with community-based organizations (CBOs) in all 12 governorates – with a particular focus on northern Jordan – to dramatically increase the amount of loan capital provided to community-based organizations CBOs and support communal water catchment projects.

The Jordan Census Project (J-CenP) provides training and technical assistance to the Government of Jordan’s Department of Statistics (DOS) to develop its capacity to prepare for, execute, and disseminate data from the 2015 Census of Population and Housing.

The Princess Rahma Pediatric Hospital Expansion Project (RHE) aims to rehabilitate and expand the hospital to respond to critical needs resulting from the influx of Syrian refugees and increased demand for health services in the northern governorates.

HSS II Bridge continues the strong partnership between USAID and the Ministry of Health (MOH), the Royal Medical Services (RMS) and the Higher Population Council (HPC) in strengthening health systems in order to improve access, efficiency, and effectiveness of health care service delivery in Jordan.

In August 2006, USAID launched the Jordan School Construction and Rehabilitation Project (JSP). The project’s primary mandate was to reduce overcrowding in public schools, replace rented and double-shifted schools and provide a safe and more suitable school environment that responds to the needs of the MOE’s reform efforts.


Last updated: August 04, 2022

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