Country Jordan
Other countries -
Region Middle East
Duration Start 25 September, 2016 till 24 September, 2021
Field of expertise Improving Access to Basic Services
Policy field(s) Institutional development
Smart City / Urban planning
Public utilities
Partners Chemonics
Funding USAID, U.S. Agency for International Development
Project code 11362
The wider objective of the project was to make municipal governance in Jordan more effective.

The specific objectives of the project was to work through an integrated approach, providing technical assistance to implement innovative and sustainable solutions to service delivery, capacity constrains, citizens-government engagement, and community cohesion in Jordanian municipalities. The project aimed to increase citizen responsiveness and foster resilience and has helped key governorates and municipal stakeholders translate administrative reforms into community cohesion and stability. Additionally, CITIES has achieved sustainable results and impact through close coordination with Jordanian stakeholders and beneficiaries and has supported the Jordanian national decentralization agenda at large.

The results of the project as outlined in the proposal are : i) increased municipal service delivery to the Jordanian people; ii) more effective and efficient municipal organisations; iii) better aacountability of municipalities vis-a-vis its population and iv) improved citizens engagement.