Rural Economic Growth and Employment Project 


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Rural Economic Growth and Employment Project

The project will be national in scope, but will initially focus on rural areas of the Governorates of Ajloun, Jerash, Balqa, Madaba and Mafraq. 

In line with the Government's Poverty Reduction Strategy 2013-2020, the project will target rural households below the poverty line, and vulnerable rural households above the poverty who are at high risk of falling into poverty

The project's goal is the reduction of poverty, vulnerability and inequality in rural areas through creation of productive employment and income generating opportunities for the rural poor and vulnerable, especially youth and women.

Status: Ongoing
Approval Date
13 December 2014
2014 - 2025
Rural Development
Total Project Cost
US$ 39.17 million
IFAD Financing
US$ 24.54 million
Co-financiers (International)
Netherlands US$ 5 million
Co-financiers (Domestic)
Private sector local US$ 1.8 million
National Government (add) US$ 1.05 million
Domestic Financing Institutions US$ 1.81 million
National Government US$ 1.43 million
Beneficiaries In-kind US$ 1.02 million
Domestic Financing Institutions US$ 1.92 million
Financing terms
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Project Contact
Vrej Hanna Jijyan

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