ORGANIC ECOSYSTEM: MSMEs in Jordan are being trained to develop their business plan in the organic agriculture sector

December 2, 2021
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The Ministry of Agriculture in Jordan, Lead Beneficiary of the ORGANIC ECOSYSTEM project, has launched the second training workshop, which is considered the second phase of the innovative projects, with the four selected projects from the first training.

This activity was undertaken with the participation of Jordan Exporters Producers Association for Fruit Vegetables (JEPA), within the activities foreseen in the project, which is designed to provide participants with tools and methods aimed to assist them in developing their professional business plan.

Among the four selected innovative projects, two of them were represented by women. The projects’ activities include vegetables processing, production of forages and herbs, as well as the production of coffee from date cores under the regulations of organic production, and the creation of a platform for the marketing of organic products.

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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  • Jordan