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Land and Water Management, Diversification and Micro-Credits to Combat Land Degradation and Improve Livelihoods in Bitya (Idlib) (Syria)

Syrie

Titre : Land and Water Management, Diversification and Micro-Credits to Combat Land Degradation and Improve Livelihoods in Bitya (Idlib) (Syria)

Pays : Syrie

N° projet  : SYR/SGP/OP4/Y3/RAF/2010/17

Durée : Start Date : 1/2011 End Date : 12/2013

Contexte
The community in Bitya gets its main source of income from olive trees. As environmental degradation appeared, the production was reduced and pushed the farmers to look for other sources of revenue, like selling wood on the market. By introducing soil and water conservation option, reintroducing native plants and neglected aromatic plants, farmers will redirect their actions toward more sustainable and environmentally friendly activities to face the reduction in olive production. The major issue of the project in Bitya is how to sustainably respond to land degradation. By explaining the reasons for the reduction in productivity and ways to prevent it, the project will promote public awareness on global environmental protection. Moreover, an eventual farmer to farmer training could have a significant impact on changing behaviors towards the adoption of new sustainable cultivation techniques.

Financement
Grant Amount : US$ 13,350.00
Co-Financing Cash : US$ 20,000.00
Co-Financing in-Kind : US$ 14,900.00

Bénéficiaire  : Land Management and Diversification Committee in Bitya

GEF Small Grants Programme

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