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Research & Databases
Public Action for Water, Energy and the Environment
ECODIT
January 2010

Mahara is contracted by ECODIT to work on a survey to capture the best practices of past and ongoing Global Development Alliances (GDA), Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs) and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) in Jordan.

This survey comes under USAID’s program entitled: “Public Action for Water, Energy and the Environment”. The 5 year program aims to influence and change behavior of Jordanians at all levels in favor of the environment.

MCC Zarqa Waste Water
MWH & Arabtech Jardaneh
February 2010

Mahara is contracted by MWH to conduct a Preliminary Social Assessment and Social Impact Assessment for the Zarqa Governorate Water System Restructuring and Rehabilitation Project.

E-TVET Awareness-Raising Campaign
Prisma Advertising
December 2009

Mahara is contracted by Prisma to work on the project entitled: “E-TVET Awareness-Raising Campaign” that aims to establish a baseline data on public perception of TVET occupational opportunities in Jordan.

The baseline data shall be established through and “Attitudes & Perceptions Survey” designed and carried out by Mahara to guide the media campaign in selecting the target audience and areas for intervention for optimum effectiveness.

Child Friendly Cities and Communities Research Project
UNICEF
December 2009


Mahara is contracted by UNICEF to work on the Child Friendly Cities and Communities Research Project.

Mahara’s duties will include: reviewing current materials available on the research, adapting the available tools on “community assessment” and “governance tools” to the local context and providing a critique of these tools. Providing a final report.

Integrated Eco - System Management in The Jordan Rift Valley
Royal Society for the Conservation of Nature (RSCN)
October 2009


Mahara is contracted by RSCN to conduct a socio-economic assessment study for Protected Areas and Special Conservation Areas in the Jordan Rift Valley.
Rapid Community Appraisal (RCA) of twelve neighborhoods across Jordan
International Youth Foundation (IYF)
June 2009


Mahara was contracted to conduct a demand-driven bottoms-up Rapid Community Appraisal (RCA) of twelve neighborhoods across Jordan.

The outcomes of the RCA will be used to guide the development of ‘Community Action Plans’ that include the prioritized needs of each area with proposed interventions, activities, and approaches that will best address the needs of youth in the target areas with a special emphasis on labor market, youth-friendly services, and enhancing community infrastructure to enhance youth participation in public life.

This program is funded by USAID-Jordan.

KAP Survey related to gender-based violence against women among service provider in the Ministry of Health
United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)
October 2008


Mahara was contracted to conduct a survey that captures the knowledge, attitudes and practices (KAP) of service providers in the ‎health system of the Ministry of Health regarding gender-based violence (GBV).

The assessment will provide guidance on areas in need for intervention on the subject of GBV and also provide insight on potential challenges that may affect the integration of protocols in the health sector.

social work practice and education in Jordan
British Council – Jordan
April 2008


Mahara was contracted to conduct an assessment on the current situation and best practices of social work practice and education in Jordan in line with international standards to produce evidence based paper.

Mahara came up with key recommendations that would lead national efforts in the professionalization and development of social work in Jordan.

Jordan Valley Infrastructure Land Use Plan
SABEQ
March 2008


Mahara was contracted to carry out a socio-economic assessment of the Jordan Valley community land use to ensure the social and economic development of the Jordan Valley. In addition, to assess the current and future needs of the people living in the Jordan Valley Communities.
Poverty Pockets
Jordan River Foundation (JRF)
March 2008


Mahara is contracted to conduct profiling and benchmarking and needs assessment of 6 local communities identified by the Ministry of Planning and International Cooperation as poverty pockets.
Mapping of Inequity related to Persons with Disabilities in Jordan
ESCWA (United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia)
January 2008


Mahara was contracted by ESCWA to develop a structured and standardized methodology for mapping inequity in Jordan. This study entitled: “Mapping of Inequity related to Persons with Disabilities in Jordan” aims at identifying and defining the processes that produce social inequity.

The project will also outline the social, cultural, religious, or other factors that mediate between the disadvantaged group and the government. The disadvantaged group that has been chosen for this project is “people with motor/ physical disability”.

Old Town Aqaba
Jordan River Foundation (JRF)
January 2008


Mahara was contracted to construct a GIS system of Old Town Aqaba.
Ports Development Project – Aqaba
Bearing Points Eco consult
October 2007


Mahara was contracted to conduct a socio-economic assessment component of the Environment Impact Assessment (EIA) for the Ports Development Project – Aqaba.
Old Town Aqaba
Jordan River Foundation (JRF)
April 2007


Mahara is contracted to design and conduct a quantitative socio-economic survey of Old Town Aqaba.

And to design and conduct a qualitative needs assessment and economic opportunities survey of Old Town Aqaba.

Jordanian Women Media Monitoring database
Freedom House - Jordan
April 2007


Mahara was contracted to re-design, program and launch the 'Jordanian Women Media Monitoring' database.
Family & Child Services in Jordan
Jordan River Foundation (JRF)
November 2006


Mahara is contracted to conduct a national quantitative and qualitative mapping of the 'Family & Child Services in Jordan'.

Mahara is contracted as the technical advisor for the development and programming of the database system and callers information documentation system for the 'Family Counseling Phone Services'

Jordanian NGO's assessment
O'Hanlon Health Consulting - USA
September 2006


Mahara was contracted as a technical advisor for conducting 'Jordanian NGO's assessment'.

This program is funded by USAID-Jordan.

Perception of Denmark in Jordan
ReD associates – Denmark
April 2006


Mahara provided technical management for a short term qualitative research on the “Perception of Denmark in Jordan”.
Tourism Manpower & Training Situation in Jordan Report
Tourism Development Project - Siyaha
2006


Mahara conducted a needs analysis research and developed the ‘Tourism Manpower & Training Situation in Jordan' report.

Mahara conducted quantitative survey on the ‘Education Needs in the Tourism Industry in Jordan’.

This program is funded by USAID-Jordan.