Nature-based Solutions and Green Infrastructure to address food-water-climate complexities in agriculture

Nature-based Solutions and Green Infrastructure to address food-water-climate complexities in agriculture

Doner

Food and Agriculture Organization

Partners

Ministry Of Awqaf And Islamic Affairs

Durations

6 Months

Budget

10,000 USD

Status

On Going

Program Goal

The project aims to

  • Illustrate and assess the viability and long-term sustainability of greywater treatment at a selected study area (a mosque) through the utilization of Nature-based Solutions – Constructed Wetlands (NbS – CW).
  • Monitor and evaluate the treated greywater to achieve acceptable standards for reclaiming greywater (based on the Jordanian standards for greywater reclamation)
  • Promote the use of innovative strategies to maximize the utilization of greywater to support the Government’s effort in sustainable management of water resources using NbS for agriculture.







Program Activities

The main deliverables of this project are: 

A) A detailed design of the ‘Nature-based Solutions – Constructed Wetland’
B) Implemented and operational ‘Nature-based Solutions – Constructed Wetland’ in the selected study area that is functional with local operators to be used in irrigation.
C) The project envisions achieving these outputs through a series of coordinated activities, harmonizing engineering, ecological, and societal perspectives to promote sustainable greywater treatment and management in Jordan. Detailed design for the ‘Nature-based Solutions – Constructed Wetland’ to treat greywater.
D) Implementation phase and start operational activities for the ‘Nature-based Solutions – Constructed Wetland’.

About Us

The Climate Action Association (CAN) is a nonprofit Jordanian environmental NGO that was established with national no: (2013012200016) according to the Societies’ law No (51) of 2008 and its amendments on 16th April 2013. Under the supervision of the Ministry of Environment. It is based in Amman, Jordan.

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