Jordan

Waste to (Positive) Energy

Jordan Zero Poverty
January 2020
December 2020

Since 2015, GIZ has collaborated with 8 municipalities to improve solid waste management across 4 governorates through Cash-for-Work (CfW). In order to ensure accountability in CfW, ACTED will facilitate access for approximately 1,800 GIZ beneficiaries to a confidential Complaints & Response Mechanism. Moreover, to strengthen social cohesion in the targeted municipalities, ACTED will facilitate dialogue forums, ensuring participation of the host community and Syrian refugees and raising awareness on recycling systems and waste disposal. A variety of target groups has been established for each targeted municipality (women, school, agriculture, youth, shop owners), and each target group will have up to 20 members and meet on a monthly basis to discuss recycling and environmental issues. Lastly, ACTED will establish a post-employment referral mechanism, accessible to all GIZ beneficiaries, through which ACTED will refer interested beneficiaries to other GIZ projects as well as ILO employment centres for further employment counselling and support.

Current projects

Sustainable waste management in the city of Sahab

Waste to (Positive) Energy

Waste to (Positive) Energy

WASH Community Mobilization, Zaatari Camp

WFP Assistance Programme

Access to safe drinking water for communities in northern Jordan

Improving living conditions of Syrian refugees in Za’atari Refugee Camp through the construction of a stormwater drainage system

Providing sustainable work opportunities to refugees and vulnerable Jordanians in the agricultural sector in Jordan

Improvement of Green Infrastructures in Jordan through Labor-Intensive Measures (CfWGI)

Enhancing WASH infrastructure for vulnerable and specific need high need residents in Azraq Refugee Camp

Addressing urgent water, sanitation & hygiene needs of vulnerable outreach communities and host communities in North Jordan

Reducing erosion in northern Jordan and preventing floods in Za’atari Camp through employment-intensive measures

Supporting Civil Society Organizations at local and national level to monitor public policies in key sectors in Jordan – Jordan Guardians Project

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