Olive Growing in Jordan
The olive sector is one of the most important sectors in Jordan due to the large volume of investment it attracts.
Jordan is home to some of the oldest olive trees in the world. It is one of the oldest historic olive habitats in the world and the olive tree is considered to be an important part of Jordanian heritage.
Olive growing is spread over two regions of the country, in the west and north-east. As of the year 2000, Jordan achieved self-sufficiency in the production of both olive oil and table olives