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Launching of Revolving Fund in Jdaideh on 30 October 2020

Launching of Revolving Fund in Jdaideh on 30 October 2020

The “Village Small Loan Program” was launched in Jdeideh Municipality in the presence of The Baqaata Women’s Organization, municipality members, the Shouf Biosphere Reserve team members and media. The aim of this meeting was to inform the community of Jdeideh about...

Eco-Tourism training for Mumia

Eco-Tourism training for Mumia

25-26 October 2020 The training targeted community-based organizations, NGOs, and MINARET stakeholders that work or are tied to the eco-tourism or environmental sector. The training involved introduction to practical strategies and policies governing tourism on a...

Training on Water Resources Management in Al-Karak

Training on Water Resources Management in Al-Karak

MINARET represented in IUCN team held a training titled "Building the capacities of the MINARET project's task forces and the local authorities on water resources management and WEF Nexus approach" during 18 - 20 August 2020 at Karak Municipality – Jordan. The...

2nd Annual Meeting – Amman, Jordan

2nd Annual Meeting – Amman, Jordan

Under the Patronage of HRH Princess Sumaya Bint El Hassan MINARET 2nd Annual Meeting took place from 28-30 January 2020 at the St. Regis Amman, Jordan under the title: “Access to Finance – NEXUS at Decentralized Scale”. The MENA Region Initiative As a Model of NEXUS...

Gender Training in Karak for Participants from Lebanon and Jordan

Gender Training in Karak for Participants from Lebanon and Jordan

On January 27th 2020, Horizons for Green Development conducted a Gender Training as part of the MINARET project for Jordanian and Lebanese participants in Al Karak Castle in Jordan. The training follows the recommendations of the MINARET strategic gender action plan...

Success Story in Agriculture from Jdaidet el Chouf, Lebanon

Success Story in Agriculture from Jdaidet el Chouf, Lebanon

Lebanon ranked 76th out of 188 countries in the United Nations Human Development Report. It has been heavily affected by the Syrian crisis since 2011 and has the highest number of refugees per capita. The increase in population, decrease in water availability and...