FAO submits proposed policy papers on Jordanian forestry development

In this undated photo, the Dibbeen Forest Reserve in Jerash Governorate, 48km north of Amman, can be seen (File photo)

 After years of work between international and local parties, the final policy document on the development of Jordan’s forestry was announced on Tuesday.

The document was presented during a ceremony attended by Minister of Agriculture Ibrahim Shahahdeh and senior officials from the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO).

The proposed project to develop Jordanian forestry was initiated years ago after FAO received a request from the government, said Waffa Ramadneh, a programme officer directly responsible for the implementation of the project.