Latest News:   In Cooperation with the Centre for the Promotion of Imports from developing countries (CBI), the Jordan Exporters and Producers Association for Fruit and Vegetables (JEPA) is organizing a Jordanian pavilion( Hall  10.1) in FRUIT LOGISTICA 2019, which will be held From 6 - 8 February 2019 in Berlin. FRUIT LOGISTICA covers every single sector of the fresh produce business and provides a complete picture of the latest innovations, products and services at every link in the international supply chain. It thus offers superb networking and contact opportunities to the key decision-makers. FRUIT LOGISTICA will contain following sectors: Fresh Fruit and Vegetables Dried Fruit and Nuts Packaging and Labelling Transport and Logistical Systems Produce Handling and Storage Press and Media Computer and Internet Solutions Cultivation Systems Greenhouses and Greenhouse Technology    
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Jordan’s climate is arid and moderate in temperature. Winter temperatures in Amman average around 7 – 10 ° C in January, with July temperatures reaching 23 - 27° C. Average annual rainfall varies from less than 50 mm to over 600 mm in certain parts of the country. Amman, at over 950 meters elevation, is known for its cool, dry nights even in full summer.  

Land in Jordan can be divided into four Agri-climatical. This division is based annual average rainfall

Table 1: Agri-climatical zone in Jordan

Climatic Zone

Average Annual

Rainfall

(mm)

Area

(million Du)

Area

(in % of total)

Desert (Badia)

<200

80.3

90.5

Arid

200-300

4.9

5.5

Semi-Arid

300-400

1.7

1.9

Semi-Humid

>400

1.9

2.1

Total

 

88.8

100

Source: Ministry of Agriculture, Annual Report,2007

 
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