Jordan: EU-funded ORGANIC ECOSYSTEM carried out capacity building activities on organic agriculture

October 28, 2021
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The Department of Organic Agricultural Products of the Jordanian Ministry of Agriculture held two workshops for a group of employees, mainly agricultural engineers from various fields of organic agriculture. The topics of the sessions were covered by our organic agriculture experts, who were assigned as part of the activities of the EU-funded ORGANIC ECOSYSTEM project.

The gatherings aimed to enrich their expertise and knowledge in the organic agriculture sector, to enable them to provide the necessary guidance to operators and farmers and those interested in the organic farming sector.

This activity is a complement to the implementation of a procedure foreseen in the National Action plan for organic agriculture (2018-2022), which aims at qualifying guidance staff specialized in various organic agriculture fields and is focused on employees located in different directorates such as in Amman, Irbid, Ajloun, Jerash, Balqa, Zarqa and Mafraq.

EU-funded ORGANIC ECOSYSTEM project intends to establish a cross-border agro-food ecosystem which will set the ground for the development of the Mediterranean whole organic sector.

This will be encouraged through new business alliances, creation of innovative value chains, and specialized support provided to MSMEs to increase the quality and the commercialization of products and their capacities to access to new markets.

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