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Emergency assistance to restore honeybee population for crop pollination and honey production

Irak

Bureau régional de la FAO pour le Proche-Orient et l’Afrique du Nord

Titre : Emergency assistance to restore honeybee population for crop pollination and honey production

Pays /Région : Iraq

Code projet : OSRO/IRQ/609/DHA

Date : The project started in September 1996.

Objectif (s) : The project objectives are to indirectly enhance the crop production in Iraq, by restoring the health status of honeybee colonies, as well as to increase honey production. Increased populations of honeybee are required for opti mal pollination of food crops and for the production of increased quantities of honey.

Activités
Two missions of international consultants and a national consultant were fielded to diagnose honeybee diseases, train farmers and MOA staff on diagnosis and treatment of the diseases. Medical supplies, literature and extension materials have been supplied through the project to the Plant Protection Authorities and to the Bee keepers Association in Iraq. In April 1999, another international consultant evaluated the impact of the project and the achievement of its objectives.

Financement : US$ 200,000

Source : FAO Representation in Iraq /FAO Achievements in Iraq (1979 – 2011)

Bureau FAO Proche Orient et Afrique du Nord (pdf page 15 )

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