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.
13 December 2014
2014 - 2021
Total Project Cost
US$ 15.18 million
US$ 11.34 million
Domestic Financing Institutions US$ 1.81 million
National Government US$ 1.43 million