Nomadic Tradition Declines As Jordanian Farmers Turn To Barley For Sheep Fodder

15-Feb-1993 00:03:29
As population increases, grazing areas are being lost to urbanization and farmers are turning to barley as an alternative source for feeding their herds. Through the United Nations Development Programme and the Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development, programmes are being introduced to educate farmers about the modern methods of growing barley in low-rainfall areas of Jordan.

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As population increases, grazing areas are being lost to urbanization and farmers are turning to barley as an alternative source for feeding their herds. Through the United Nations Development Programme and the Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development, programmes are being introduced to educate farmers about the modern methods of growing barley in low-rainfall areas of Jordan.
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Kamil Taha
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UNA0263