On 25/12/2010 , H.E
Dr. Tariq al-Zadjali- Director General of AOAD and H.E Dr.
Taysir al-Samadi, Minister of Agriculture, Jordon , have
concluded in Amman , an agreement for the construction of an
Earth Dam at al-Azraq district in the kingdom .
The two-million capacity dam , known as 'Wadi al-Hurth Dam'
is planed to enhance the rainwater harvesting capabilities
of Jordon for the sake of pastoralists , cattle herders as
well as improving the flora of the region , the biodiversity
and the surrounding environment by making it more suitable
for human life.