Through the Vision and its Roadmap, Jordan will continue its efforts to tackle needs related to climate change (including delivering on the Paris Agreement), food security and water, and availability of clean energy. Since sustainability is a core pillar of this Vision, Jordan will continue its efforts to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals, compatible with the global approach toward a green economy, and attract investments into sustainable projects which would also facilitate greater access to green financing. Sustainability is expected to help promote creating a new phase of economic growth by fueling investments (both domestic and international) in greener projects (technologies, infrastructure, and products), sparking entrepreneurial and innovative solutions, enhancing the export competitiveness of our nation, and ultimately, creating high quality and sustainable jobs for the future. Jordan aims to be a low-carbon, resource-efficient, and socially inclusive nation that serves as a regional hub for green entrepreneurship and innovation.

Sustainability will be a key element in Kingdom’s economic future


Expanding on renewable energy, including new sources of energy (such as hydrogen) and continuously promoting improved energy efficiency


Developing sustainable transport systems and establishing of a network of electric charging stations


Increasing ecotourism and environmentally friendly activities


Adopting modern agricultural techniques that adapt to climate change, including integrating the best and environmentally friendly practices


Promoting improved water efficiency, and water quality, and identifying new water resources


Improving waste management, recycling and reuse

The sustainability theme will pursue two Vision goals:

Apply Sustainability Principles to Economic Growth
  • Promote green economic growth
  • Increase renewable energy sources
  • Decrease energy use
  • Reduce production based emissions
  • Dissemination of environmental conscious behavior and culture
  • Improve green investment facilitation
  • Increase value generated from circular economy
  • Promote transition towards green growth
  • Total consumption of primary energy
Apply Sustainability Principles to Quality of Life
  • Promote environmental culture and behavior
  • Reduce air pollution
  • Reduce waste generation
  • Improve waste recycling and re-use
  • Increase marine and terrestrial protected areas
  • Increase availability and quality of green spaces
  • Reduce environmentally induced health problems

Sustainability in the way citizens aspire to live is important. It will help ensure that the environment citizens live in is clean and well protected, future cities are greener and more livable, and ultimately, the way they move, consume and live does not have a negative impact on Jordan and the world. Having a well-preserved, protected, and fresh environment is fundamental for a thriving natural ecosystem, biodiversity, and habitats in Jordan that will reduce emissions and increase the percentage of protected areas. Adopting sustainable practices and investing in innovative solutions will foster sustainable agriculture practices across Jordan to provide high-quality, nutritious, and fresh food to Jordanians, while at the same time protecting one of our most precious resources, water, of which ~50% is currently consumed by the agriculture sector. Developing greener urban centers includes the electrification of the transportation network, well-integrated communities, increasing green spaces, exposure to nature, and providing opportunities for a more active lifestyle.

A Sustainable Jordan will be a strong contributor to a better world for the future, which is well-aligned with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, in particular the following goals: no poverty, zero hunger, good health and wellbeing, quality education, gender equality, clean water and sanitation, affordable and clean energy, economic growth, industry, innovation and infrastructure, reduced inequalities, sustainable cities and communities, responsible consumptions and production, life below water, life on land, and climate action.


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