By : JD
Jordan Daily – The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) and Mutah University signed an agreement on Sunday to train eight women on adapting to climate change in agriculture.
The agreement aims to provide technical assistance to develop a course and a training manual on climate change adaptation and train eight women agricultural engineers for six months to become trainers for rural women , according to a statement.
The project, which is part of the FAO’s efforts to build resilience to climate change in Jordan by improving water use efficiency in agriculture, will target four governorates: Madaba, Karak, Tafila and Ma’an.
Nabil Assaf, FAO representative in Jordan, said the project would help create a team of women pioneers in adapting to climate change, while Muhammad Majali, vice president for academic affairs at Mutah University, said the project would open new opportunities in priority areas such as agriculture, water and environment.