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How Are Women Leaders at the Ministry of Local Admin...

The Ministry of Local Administration's Director of Local Development, Ms. Areej Zuraigat, is a senior women leader at the ministry whose goal is to create jobs and economic growth across the countr...

What Difference Does a Few Centimeters Make? A Great...

To improve municipal surveys of property lines, USAID recently provided new survey equipment to sixteen municipalities. The real-time kinematic (RTK) equipment uses satellite data to enable municip...

How Does a Municipal Organizational Chart Contribute...

With technical assistance from USAID CITIES, Greater Karak Municipality was the first large municipality in Jordan to complete development of a new organizational chart that envisions strategic fut...

How is USAID Supporting Local Economic Development i...

This story highlights the technical assistance provided to Al Dhulail Municipality by USAID CITIES to develop their local development plan and attract local investors to the area.

Municipal Governments Respond to Community Demands f...

The story highlights equipping a public park in Al-Ghweir in Karak that was once abandoned and used for disposing of trash and unwanted construction waste. A total of 13 public parks across the Kin...

Youth volunteers take action to raise community awar...

The story talks about Laith, a young volunteer from Al-Hallabat who is working with the Princess Alia Foundation (PAF) as part of the the Pilot Project to Build the Capacity of Municipalities to Co...

How human resource audits support better decision-ma...

The story highlights the USAID CITIES Project's support to partner municipalities to utilize data from human resources audits to compare similarities and variances among Jordan’s municipalities. Th...

Internship program opens doors for young professiona...

The story talks about the USAID CITIES six-month internship program, where out of 8,000 young, unemployed graduates who applied to participate, Abdullah and 18 other interns were selected to work ...

Supporting Municipalities for Improved Solid Waste M...

This story highlights the support provided by USAID CITIES to partner municipalities to deliver effective solid waste management services to residents

Instilling gender inclusion and equal opportunities ...

This story highlights USAID CITIES efforts in integrating gender consideration and equal opportunities within Ministry of Local Administration's work.