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2018

Water for food security : Enhancing the resilience of host communities in supporting internally displaced people and returnees in Yemen

Yemen

Titre : Water for food security : Enhancing the resilience of host communities in supporting internally displaced people and returnees in Yemen

Pays /Région : Yemen
Localisation : Ibb and Lahaj Governorates. Code projet : OSRO/YEM/805/KUW

Durée : 09/08/2018-31/08/2020

Objectif  : To support vulnerable, food-insecure households by improving and diversifying their incomes and agricultural livelihoods.

Partenaires : Ministry of Agriculture and Irrigation.

Bénéficiaires : 8 978 households (53 868 people) and 18 373 households (110 238 people) benefited indirectly.

Activités
* Constructed/rehabilitated 94 water infrastructures, constructing 39 harvesting tanks and one check dam, and rehabilitating six harvesting tanks, nine shallow water wells, and 39 gates and control structures, which indirectly benefited 18 373 households. * Rehabilitated 8 427 m of wadi bank protection walls, 29 277 m of terraces and 141 855 m of canal. * Provided cash-for-work (CFW) opportunities to a total of 7 998 people (of whom 1 599 women) representing their households, transferring a total amount of USD 1 727 492 (approximately USD 216 per household). * Distributed and installed 300 localised irrigation systems for 300 households (covering a total of 75 ha). * Distributed and installed 680 pipeline water conveyance systems for 680 households (covering a total of 340 ha). * Trained 792 farmers on the use of modern irrigation systems, irrigation efficiency and water-saving technologies.

Financement : Kuwait
Contribution : USD 5 000 000

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