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Chief of Party, Jordan-CITIES Mohammad Alamoush
Mohammad Alamoush is a seasoned development professional with more than 20 years of valuable technical and managerial experience in both the public and private sectors. He is currently the chief of party of the USAID Jordan Cities Implementing Transparent, Innovative, and Effective Solutions (Jordan-CITIES) Project, and previously held the role of deputy chief of party. Prior to Chemonics, Mohammad was the CEO of the Al Urdonia Lil Ebda (AUE) company, a fundamental player of the Jordanian innovation-based incubation industry. He has also worked for Columbia University’s Middle East Research Center, and the Jordanian’s Ministry of Planning and International Cooperation. Mohammad has also served as a short-term consultant in the area of local governance, local economic development, and rural and urban planning with; USAID, the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia, the World Bank, Chemonics, the International City/County Management Association, the International Cooperation Agency of the Association of Netherlands Municipalities (VNG), and Mercy Corps. He holds a M.S. in sustainability management from Columbia University-New York.
by Mohammad Alamoush
3 Lessons from Jordan on Using Asset and Liability Management to Encourage Local Economic Development
Introduction of key concepts and Jordanian context Municipalities own many assets that residents and businesses depend on for critical services. We all rely on drinking water which is treated and flows through municipal pipes to our homes. We depend on our trash being collected and disposed of in the municipal landfill, and the trucks that…