Our mission at SPNL is to work together for nature and people. As part of our longstanding commitment to Nature, we work with our partners to develop innovative approaches to the local communities. Collaboration is the engine of innovation at SPNL.
Blame it on the Christmas spirit, or simply on the fatigue of a frantic season of work, but for once, we are tempted to indulge in a little optimism. Wishing you happy holidays and a prosperous New Year.
Souk Al Hima Atelier was established in the village of Qoleileh through the support of SPNL and its partners, including the municipality of Qoleileh, and UN Women Fund for Gender Equality. The atelier will act as a major workshop location where women can meet together to produce their different authentic artisans and crafts.
As a part of its work to empower the role of the Local Conservation Groups in Anjar Kfar Zabad area. SPNL organized a projects planning workshop to the Homat AlHima of Anjar Kfar Zabad on December 15 ,2015, using Design for Change Approach.
The workshop was attended by around 20 youth from both Anjar- Kfar Zabad area. The aim of the workshop was to develop common projects between the Local Conservation Groups of Anjar & Kfar Zabad using the Design for Change approach.
As a part of SPNL work in Hima Anjar- Kfar Zabad, several scientific studies were done by local and international experts , aiming to highlight the status of globally endangered species and its habitat. Accordingly and under the MAVA project “ Restoring Hima Ecosystem Function through promoting sustainable community based water Management systems“
Three studies were developed to identify the status of waders and Syrian serin indicator species in the area, to develop an action plan for the conservation of the River Otter of Anjar Kfar Zabad, and to identify the impact of agriculture practices on water quality and quantity in Anjar.
Under the patronage of Her Royal Highness Princess Basma Bint Ali, the German Jordanian University GJU and the Royal Society for the Conservation of Nature RSCN organized the international conference on “Landscapes of the Eastern Mediterranean: challenges opportunities, prospects and accomplishments”.