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2021

Solar Energy for irrigation in Al-Hussieni, Delta Tuban, Lahj Governorate

Yemen

Titre : Solar Energy for irrigation in Al-Hussieni, Delta Tuban, Lahj Governorate

Pays : Yemen

Numéro projet : YEM/SGP/OP7/Y1/CORE/CC/2021/01

Domaine : Climate Change Mitigation

Date : en cours en 2021

Bénéficiaire : Ubr Saadain Water Users Society

Présentation
Delta Tuban is the main agriculture zone of Lahj Governorate. It has a fertile agricultural land that is built over centueirs from Wadi Tuban flood sedimentation through its two branches being Wadi “Kabeer” (major) and Wadi “Sagheer” (minor). Agriculturew communities faced a great challenges in recen years due to high cost of irrigation due ti fuel prices’ raise. Communities are starting gradually to use solar powered pumping systems for irrigation. In the area there exist several water canals diverting flood water into the agriculture land. Each canal has got a water user society that managing flood irrigation through each canal locally named as “Oubr or Ubr”. This project aimed to assist 27 farmers groups to obtained solar powered systems for irrigation. The total agriculture land benefited from this project is 455 Fedan owned by 137 farmers’ families with 868 inhabitants being 439 male and 429 females. Further, a large labour communities are benefiting from the on goingagriculture activities wen particiption in farm labours. The reviving of traditional crops sharing in exchange for irrigation will be used for project sustainability. The project will benefit the environment through elimination of 511 tons of Carbon dioxide (C)O2) annually. Further the project will enable farming families to save US$ 1211/family/year in their farms operational cost.

Financement
Grant Amount (GEF) : US$ 50,000.00
Co-Finanshing Cash : US$ 186,300.00
Co-Finanshing in-Kind : US$ 7,900.00

GEF Small Grants Programme

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