launched its new project “Realizing Sustainable Agriculture and Efficient Water
Management in the Azraq Basin in Jordan through the Adaptation and Integration
of Proven Technology and Community Partnership” in Azraq through a kick-off
meeting with different stakeholders. The partnership agreement between MIRRA
and Rural Family Society (RFS), which is a community- based organization in
Azraq, was signed at the meeting.
the beginning of the kick-off meeting, Mr. Omar Shoshan, Head of RFS, welcomed
the participants and gave a brief introduction about RFS and the importance of this
project to the Azraq community.
Samer Talozi, MIRRA’s Director, followed up with a presentation about MIRRA and
its projects in different regions in Jordan. Following that, Eng. Elham Al
Shorafat, MIRRA’s Environment Department Manager, gave a brief introduction
about the project.
Maram Zaid, MIRRA’s Irrigation and Agriculture Department Manager, followed up
and explained the proposed sustainable solution to overcome challenges in Azraq
and presented the action plan of the project.
the end of the meeting, youth who will be participating in the capacity
building program of the project introduced themselves and explained why they
are interested in this program.