EU-funded LIVINGAGRO highlighted during a national open dialogue workshop in Jordan
August 24, 2021
A dialogue workshop entitled “The Jordanian Olive Sector: Reality, Challenges and Opportunities” took place on 7 August 2021 at the National Agricultural Research Center (NARC) and was attended by representatives from ministries, universities and private sector institutions.
The event was aimed at presenting and discussing solutions and recommendations concerning the challenges which the Jordanian olive oil sector is facing, most importantly, the high cost of production, the need to improve and control quality, the marketing of olive oil at both local and international levels, the treatment of olive mills wastes and legal aspects governing the olive sector.
During the event the important commitment of NARC in producing scientific research outputs to find solutions to these challenges in cooperation with local and international partners was highlighted with particular refererence to LIVINGAGRO projectand its in progress activities as well as expected results in terms of new products and services for the Mediterranean olive oil sector in the framework of the rising Living Laboratory 1.