Promotion of the agribusiness value chain of Aloe Vera, through the implementation of a pilot project for the follow up of small producer cooperatives in Jordan.We implement a development program to improve the socio-economical life of vulnerable people raised from the rural layers in Jordan by introducing and sustaining the Aloe Vera value chain.
Are you a cooperative or farmer interested in Aloe Vera? If so, the Aloe Vera project led by John Paul II Foundation might offer you a good opportunity.
Partners & Donors
This project is funded by the Italian Agency for Development Cooperation and implemented by John Paul II Foundation.
John Paul II Foundation for dialogue and development cooperation is a non-governmental Italian organization established in Italy in 2007.
John Paul II Foundation aims at contributing to the development of vulnerable people in the Middle East. It works in different sectors such as education, health, rural development, with a focus on the inclusion of persons with disabilities and the empowerment of women.
Summary of Project Benefits
Economic development in Jordan:
- Promotion of sustainable tourism.
- Support to SMEs and creative industries.
- Promotion of the agribusiness value chain.
The program started in 2018 and runs until 2022.
The project aims to contribute to improve the life conditions and the resilience of small farmers and their communities in Jordan through the introduction of a remunerative agro-business value chain, the Aloe Vera. Local partners of the project are Jordanian Exporters & Producers Association (JEPA), Royal Society for Conservation of Nature – Wild Jordan (RSCN – WJ), and NAMA Strategic Solutions.
Improvement of managerial and technical skills of the cooperatives and associations of farmers, in order to increase quantity and quality of their products, and open new markets, at local and international level, which could be more remunerative than the traditional ones.
The association interested in the project must be registered and approved by the Ministry of Social Development or The Jordanian Cooperative Corporation, and have a small plot of land provided with water.
Who can apply?
- Cooperatives or Charitable associations.
- Small farmers.
- Anyone interested in Aloe Vera plant, the project provides them aloe vera plants.