Assistance to Jordan
For the Better Life and Sustainable Development in Jordan
and for a Lasting Peace in Jordan
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Jordan is facing environmental problems such as water contamination, air pollution and waste disposal mainly in major urban areas. In particular, water contamination is a major issue for Jordan to hamper reasonable water usage and reuse. In this background, Japan has conducted projects to overcomes the problems and support the Jordanian government’s efforts.
Major Projects1. Establishing Water Pollution Monitoring System Project
(Grant Aid-7.8 million US Dollars)
This project samples a data of water quality in crucial points in the Kingdom, for example Yarmouk river, King Abdullah canal and Jordan river and so on, in order to guarantee the safety of the water supplies.
- The collected data is provided to concerned authorities to be reflected in successful environmental policy.
2. Environmental conservation in Aqaba
(Grant Aid-5.0 million US Dollars) (FY1995)
Japan has strongly supported the environmental conservation in the Gulf of Aqaba through the supply of equipments to combat marine oil spill, the dispatch the Japan Overseas Cooperation Volunteers tackling the monitoring of the coral reef and the enlightenment activity and so on.
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