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Villages on the Front Line: Jordan

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Created on 12 February 2009
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In Jordan the challenge is to stop the entire Kingdom from turning to desert  a growing problem due to persistent drought and a population swollen by refugees from Middle East conflicts. Competition for water is so severe that even the legendary Dead Sea could disappear. TV presenter Rula Amin travels the length of Jordan and discovers that an IFAD-supported project working on the front lines of the crisis in the country?s driest southern governates provides innovative solutions as well as lessons for other countries.

More info: IFAD and www.ruralpovertyportal.org
Producer: IFAD, One Planet Pictures
Language: English



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