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The Agricultural sector of Jordan

The Agricultural sector of Jordan

policy & systems studies

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Published by Published for The Abdul Hameed Shoman Foundation, Amman by Ithaca Press in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Jordan.
    • Subjects:
    • Agriculture -- Economic aspects -- Jordan.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementA.B. Zahlan, programme leader and editor ; Subhi Qasem, team leader.
      ContributionsZahlan, A. B. 1928-, Qasīm, Ṣubḥī, 1934-, Muʼassasat ʻAbd al-Ḥamīd Shūmān.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD2059 .A64 1985
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvii, 411 p. ;
      Number of Pages411
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2607397M
      ISBN 100863720269
      LC Control Number85168053

      Jordan - Towards an agriculture sector strategy (English) Abstract. Although agriculture is a modest contributor to the national income relative to many other countries, it remains important to about one fifth of the Jordanian population who rely on it as a major source of income. countries is essential to enhancing the developmental impacts of foreign agricultural investment. acknowledgements The author is grateful to Daniela Piergentili for the formatting of the paper and the selection of photos, and to Rita Di Iorio for the formatting and layout work in Size: KB.

      Most of the evidence presented in this book about changes in the agricultural sector draws on secondary data and nationally representative household surveys like the GLSS. Agricultural transformation in the savannah: Perspectives from the village | IFPRI: International Food Policy Research Institute. Jordan Valley farmers say agriculture sector needs guest workers By Hana Namrouqa - - Last updated at AMMAN — Jordan Valley farmers on Wednesday staged a sit-in in front of the Labour Ministry to protest its recent decision of stopping the recruitment of new guest workers in the Kingdom.

      The Agricultural Credit Corporation: Credit in Jordan dates back to the Ottoman era. During that period, there existed the Ottoman Agriculture Bank, which had three branches in Irbid, Salt and Kerak. These branches became independent, following the declaration of the rule of local administration in   The strategic agricultural objective for the study area is improving water use and irrigation efficiencies and economic outputs per unit of water used, and meanwhile stabilize, or even reduce the total water demands for the agricultural sector in the Jordan Valley.


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Therefore the agricultural sector is the real generator for the rest of the economic sectors. During the last few years, many voices are calling for decision makers in Jordan to pay attention to this sector, because of its markedly different performance to a point where some experts said the Jordanian agricultural sector is dying.

90% of Jordan’s land is considered arid with annual rainfall of less than mm. Jordan has limited forest resources, with about 1% of the country classified as such The agriculture sector takes place in the northern and western highlands, and the most productive areas are in the Jordan Valley.

It is composed of livestock (55%) and. Agriculture in Jordan contributed substantially to the economy at the time of Jordan's independence, but it subsequently suffered a decades-long steady decline. In the early s, agriculture constituted almost 40 percent of GNP; on the eve of the June War, it was 17 percent (including produce from the West Bank, which was under Jordan's mandate at the time.).

Jordan - Agriculture Agriculture still plays a role in the economy, although 40% of the usable land consists of the West Bank, lost to Jordan since As ofonly % of all land in Jordan was utilized for crop sown feed production.

U.S. total exports of agricultural products to Jordan totaled $ mn ina % increase over ($mn). Agricultural exports have seen an increase in Jordanian imports of rice, poultry, beef and fish, in addition to high value supermarket items like dairy products. Jordan Table of Contents. Agriculture contributed substantially to the economy at the time of Jordan's independence, but it subsequently suffered a decades-long steady decline.

In the early s, agriculture constituted almost 40 percent of GNP; on the eve of the June War, it. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xvii, pages ; 24 cm.

Contents: The Jordanian economy / Bassam Saket --The demand for agricultural products / Adeeb K. Haddad --The supply of agricultural labour / M. Haitham el-Hurani --Farm systems in irrigated areas / Burhan Abou Howayej --Farm systems in rain-fed areas / Mahmud Duwayri.

Institutionalization of Agricultural Fairs in Jordan: ,$ TCP/JOR//C3: Support to the assessment of red palm weevil in Jordan: 37,$ TCP/JOR//C2: Preparation of Green Climate Fund (GCF) Concept Note for Jordan: ,$. The purpose of this study is to shed light on the status of the informal sector in Jordan, by being able to better identify and measure it.

Additionally the study will define the sectors in which the informal economy operates. In this paper we use a new and original data set, the Jordan Labor Market Panel Survey of This publication aims to assist countries in understanding the specific challenges and opportunities posed by climate change in the agricultural sector in order to increase climate resilience and adapt to climate change.

The report presents local-level priorities, informed by stakeholder input, to build agricultural resilience in both countries. Ezzeldeen Al Ntour is a journalist and photographer who works on documenting human stories both visually and in writing.

He worked for Haber magazine and Amman Net, winner of the Human Rights Journalism Award in Jordan inand the Human Rights Journalism Award inand participated in preparing specialized human rights reports on Author: Tom Law. The Department of Statistics (DoS) has relied on two key sources for preparing the tables, namely: The data obtained from main sources, especially the statistical surveys carried out by the (DoS) during and previous years in addition to censuses that cover all population and social aspects in addition to various economic, agricultural and.

To do so, it relies on an original survey of district agricultural and livestock officers in charge of local agricultural service delivery in Nepal as well as perspectives collected through more than two dozen semi-structured interviews with officials from the Ministry of Agricultural Development, the Ministry of Livestock Development.

The economy of Jordan is classified as an emerging market economy. Jordan's GDP per capita rose by % in the s, declined 30% in the s, and rose 36% in the s. After King Abdullah II's accession to the throne inliberal economic policies were introduced.

Jordan's economy has been growing at an annual rate of 8% between and However, Country group: Developing/Emerging, Upper. Jordanian and Syrian children in the agricultural sector in Mafraq governorate and the Jordan Valley, which includes the governorates of Irbid, Balqa and Karak.

The RA set out to determine the nature, pattern, distribution, dynamics and causes of child labour in agriculture for Jordanian and Syrian refugees, in addition to learning moreFile Size: 1MB.

Farmers in Jordan resent the statistical conclusion which states that agriculture contributes only per cent to Jordan’s annual gross domestic link between the sector’s importance and its share in the country’s annual output of goods and services is below lture’s contribution in the world’s major producers is not far off.

Its share of. Those books have been summarized and supplemented with overviews of policy trends since the s in more-advanced economies, together with trade restrictiveness and global, economy-wide CGE modeling analyses so as to get a better picture of. This study aims to increase the understanding of women's access and participation in the agricultural sector, rural institutions and community life.

Between January and JulyREACH, in collaboration with UN Women, conducted an assessment on rural women and their role in the agriculture sector in four governorates across Jordan.

Jordanian boys employed within the country in the service industry, agricultural sector, and as mechanics, street vendors and beggars may be victims of forced labor. NGOs and an international organization reported inthere are an estimated 3, children begging in the streets in Jordan, some of whom are highly vulnerable to trafficking.

GDP From Agriculture in Jordan increased to JOD Million in the fourth quarter of from JOD Million in the third quarter of GDP From Agriculture in Jordan averaged JOD Million from untilreaching an all time high of JOD Million in the fourth quarter of and a record low of 49 JOD Million in the second quarter of.

Africa:: Libya. All Space Capital Places Landscapes. The Algeria Square Mosque in Tripoli. The structure was a Catholic church during the period of Italian rule, but has now been converted into a Muslim place of worship. Factbook photos - obtained from a variety of sources - are in the public domain and are copyright free.to investigate the relationship of factors with the interest of youth to become agriculture entrepreneur.

Based on these objectives, the factors that affect the interests of youth to participate as entrepreneurs in the agricultural sector can thus be identified.

The objectives of the study give rise to the following research questions.Water scarcity restricts Jordan’s agricultural sector. 08 May Success Stories. More. Farmer Field Schools in Jordan.

Jordan: Encouraging Participatory Approaches. Knowledge Resources. More. Access to Global Online Research in Agriculture (AGORA) Ask FAO. .