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Emergency support to protect agriculture-based livelihoods in the West Bank

West Bank & Gaza Strip

Code du projet : OSRO/GAZ/008/ITA

Recipient : West Bank & Gaza Strip

Localisation : Bethlehem, Jericho, East Jerusalem and Tubas districts

Durée : 01/10/2010-28/03/2012

Partenaires  : Ministry of Agriculture, Oxfam Italia, Gruppo di Volontariato Civile, Associazione di Cooperazione e Solidarietà and Palestinian Livestock Development Center

Donneur : Italy

Objectif  : To provide a wide range of sustainable services and inputs to small ruminant herders in the West Bank to mitigate the impact of severe conditions on their livelihoods, and to empower the farmers’ associations with access to high quality services and inputs.


1. Provided 1 123.76 tonnes of animal fodder to targeted feed centres.
2. Established a reproduction centre for small ruminants, and procured eight rams to conduct artificial insemination.
3. Set up irrigation systems, constructed a grey wastewater treatment plant, and established two rainwater harvesting cisterns in the project area.
4. Established a mobile veterinary clinic in East Jerusalem.
5. Set up 148 home gardens.
6. Trained project beneficiaries on home gardening, organic farming, integrated pest management, water management, composting production, dairy production and marketing.
7. Conducted a desk review of previous assessments and formulated ten project profiles, and held a workshop to present the results of the study and project profiles to key stakeholders

Bénéficiaires : Small ruminant herders

Contribution : USD 2 196 160 EUR 1 600 000

Lien vers la présentation du projet : la FAO en situations d’urgence

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