Presentation on theme: "Jordan’s Profile Population 6.4 million Average annual income per capita U$ 4000 Un-employment 14% Urban population = 80% 70% of GDP is Services 4 th or."— Presentation transcript:
Jordan’s Profile Population 6.4 million Average annual income per capita U$ 4000 Un-employment 14% Urban population = 80% 70% of GDP is Services 4 th or 3 rd poorest country in the world in water 96% of energy is imported – Gas & Oil 80% of the land (89’000 Km2) is desert Jordanian external debt reached 22% of GDP. Public Sector debt reached 80% of GDP in Dec 2012
Who are we - JoFoE Jordanian Friends of Environment Established in 1995 in Amman - Jordan Educate and build capacities of the younger generations on environmental issues. Encouraging them to take a more pro active role in the conservation and improvement of their natural surrounding (GLOBE Jordan) Women empowerment Completed Projects: JENFI: The Jordanian Network for Environmentally Friendly Industries JCPP: The Jordan Cleaner Production Program Future Projects National Park Rangers (NPR) Environmental Photography for Senior School Students competition (EPSSS) Waste Recycling of refugee camps (WRRC) Composting of Waste Food to Organic Fertilizers (CoWFOF) Awareness of Persistent Organic Pollutants (AwPOP) Water Harvesting and Solar Cooking Grey Water for the benefit of Forestation Water Quality Monitor.
Jordanian Badia living conditions 320 settlements in the Badia - very scattered 400’000 Jordanians – 25% drop outs from secondary education 58’000 houses of bricks and cement Overall illiteracy 21% but up to 40% with women Very high unemployment up to 33% (vs. 14% national)
March – April 2014 looking for Stocks FUND U$ 65’000 only for the 20F container
Sustainable Solution Solar PV System cost JD 200 – 250 sold JD 350 installments Solar Lantern cost JD 25 – 30 sold JD 50 – 65 cash
Women’s Co-operative A local women co-operative 14 – 20 women Sales initiated and marketing on a national scale JoFoE will withdraw completely and go to REPLICATE Northern Badia Middle Badia Southern Badia
Other Badia solutions Water Harvesting Solar Cookers Bio-Mass Cookers
Other Projects by JoFoE – pending funding Al-Zaatari Syrian Refugees Camp Recycling Project of Paper, Carton, Glass, Plastic, Metal, Aluminum Thank you for your trust and confidence in JoFoE Thank you for UN Women for initiating support to our WeServ (Solar Mamas)
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