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2013

Emergency livelihood support to improve food security of households affected by the ongoing crisis (Syria)

Syria

Titre : Emergency livelihood support to improve food security of households affected by the ongoing crisis (Syria)

Code du projet : OSRO/SYR/301/UK

Pays : Syria

Localisation : Hama and Rural Damascus governorates

Durée : 01/04/2013-31/08/2014

Objectif : To provide a timely and coordinated livelihood emergency response to the deteriorating food security situation of the population living in peri-urban areas of Rural Damascus and in Hama Governorate.

Activités
* Distributed 45 000 laying hens and 150 tonnes of poultry feed to 3 000 households, with each household receiving 15 hens and 50 kg of feed.
* Distributed vegetable production packages (containing tomato, cucumber, squash, okra and Jew’s mallow seeds and 20 kg of compound suspension fertilizer) to 3 000 households.
* Provided training to 180 beneficiaries (120 women and 60 men) on backyard poultry production and nutrition and 161 beneficiaries (19 women and 142 men) on backyard vegetable production and nutrition.
* Provided training on data collection and recording for 29 technical staff from FAO, MAAR and the World Food Programme (WFP), and ten representatives from local Non-governmental Organizations (NGOs) and the Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC).
* Trained 62 people from FAO, MAAR, Ministry of Social Affairs, NGOs, SARC and WFP in preparation to collect data for the third Joint Rapid Food Security Needs Assessment.

Partenaires : Ministry of Agriculture and Agrarian Reform (MAAR), the Federation of Syrian Chambers of Agriculture and the Rural Women’s Empowerment Directorate.

Organisations des Nations Unies : FAO

Donneur : United Kingdom
Contribution : USD 1 494 408

FAO Emergencies

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