Solar Cooking
Solar Cooking
Last edited: 6 June 2015      
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The Royal Botanic Garden of Jordan is a non-profit organization founded in 2005. It is located in Tell Ar-Rumman, Al Balqa Governorate, north of Amman, overlooking King Talal Dam in Jordan. The NGO advocates biodiversity conservation at the whole-systems level. As part of this mission they have begun to hold solar cooking workshops to educate the public about solar cooking, and teach participants to make their own solar cookers.

Recent news and developments[]

Instructor Johanna Blin helps with the solar cooker assembly.

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  • July 2012: A solar cooking workshop, run by trainer Johanna Blin, recently saw RBG staff members at the Bedouin tent cutting cardboard and glueing tinfoil to make solar ovens. True to the Royal Botanic Garden's mission of using and demonstrating sustainable living techniques, the RBG is now developing expertise in solar cooking, for use at the (future) on-site café. They have taken the instructions for making the CooKit and translated them into Arabic, and can be found here: CooKit assembly instructions in Arabic From their website, it appears the gardens have yet to officially open to the public.

External links[]


Royal Botanic Garden of Jordan
Administrative Office
168 King Abdullah II St.
Royal Center, 1st Floor
Khalda, Amman

Tel: +962 (6) 541 3402
Fax: +962 (6) 541 3404

Twitter: @botanicgardenjo