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Location and date the photo was taken: Amman, 28 July 2020
Who is depicted in the photo: Thirteen-years old school Student “Dania Zawaidah”
What activity is depicted in the photo: Dania planting a Carob tree in Amman
How the activity addresses climate change: The Carob tree seedling was produced at the Royal Botanic Garden’s (RBG) nursery to restore Jordanian degraded land; such restoration with native trees using micro-harvesting techniques would help mitigate climate change by storing carbon, halting land degradation and fixing atmospheric Nitrogen. Additionally, it has an aesthetic side, can assist in poverty alleviation due to its economic return, and in fighting hunger and malnutrition due to its high-value nutritional content.
Name of the relevant program receiving USAID support (via Global Climate Change or other funds): N/A
Names of partner organizations involved in the program: Watershed and Development Initiative (WADI), RBG, and United States Forest Service (USFS)

School Girl Planting Carob

Copyright © 2020 Watershed and Development Initiative-WADI

Country Jordan

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