Badia Research Programme

The Jordan Badia Research Programme is a national Programme that aims at contributing to the sustainable development of the Jordanian Badia in order to enhance the quality of life for its inhabitants. Since its establishment in 1992, as a result of a memorandum of understanding signed between the Higher Councilfor Science and Technology (HCST) and the British Royal Geographic Society (RGS), the Programme has implemented numerous R&D projects, human resources development Programmes, and entrepreneurial projects.
R&D Projects  / Network
Current Projects
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Achieved Projects: 
  •     Azraq Oasis restoration
  •     New Techniques in the Manufacture of Jameed
  •     Tal Rimah: Community Based- Rangeland Rehabilitation Project
  •     Onion Planting Project (OPP)
  •     Rangeland Plant Species in the Arid Areas (Germplasm Project)
  •     Dairy Factory Project
  •     Flow monitoring and soil-water applications of Marab Hassan
  •     Targeted villages cluster
  •     Technical Cooperation Project
  •     Dier al-kahef farm project for camels and sheep
  •     Water Harvesting and Rabbits Farm Project
Start ups
  1.     Badia Centre for Ecological Education
  2.     Anaqeed Alkhair Project
Program Manager
  • Dr. Odeh Meshan
  • Telephone : +962 6 5335284 – Ext.103
  • FAX : +962 6 5355680
  • P. O. Box (902) Al-Jubaiha 11941 Amman Jordan
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