French agency extends 5m-euro grant for technical training

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AMMAN — The Jordan Education for Employment organization and the French Development Agency on Saturday signed a grant agreement worth 5 million euros to launch the "Ilhamy" (my inspiration) project, according to the Jordan News Agency, Petra.اضافة اعلان

The agreement, which was signed on Wednesday during a visit to the Kingdom by deputy CEO of the French Development Agency, Bertrand Walckenaer, aims to develop local livelihoods and create economic opportunities in Jordan through providing training and financial services to Jordanians and Syrian refugees, the organization said in a statement.

The project will also enhance the technical skills of about 2,000 beneficiaries by providing them with better ways to increase their incomes, enhance self-confidence, and facilitate their social and economic inclusion, it said.

Walckenaer also met the governor of Mafraq and local partners of the project. He also met with the beneficiaries of the "Smart Desert" project to promote sustainable agriculture.

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