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2012

Emergency backyard food production activities in vulnerable and marginalized areas of the West Bank and Gaza Strip

West Bank & Gaza Strip

Titre : Emergency backyard food production activities in vulnerable and marginalized areas of the West Bank and Gaza Strip

Code du projet : OSRO/GAZ/203/CAN

Pays/Région : West Bank & Gaza Strip
Localisation : West Bank (Jerusalem, Nablus, Qalqiliya, Ramallah, Salfit and Tulkarm governorates) and Gaza Strip (Khan Yunis, Middle Gaza, North Gaza and Rafah governorates)

Durée : 29/03/2012-30/04/2014

Objectif
To mitigate household food insecurity in vulnerable and marginalized areas of the West Bank and Gaza Strip (especially for those who lost access to sea and land in the buffer zone in the Gaza Strip, or who live in Area C, Jerusalem governorate or the Seam Zone in the West Bank).

Activités
* Distributed 950 pregnant ewes to 478 households, 150 pregnant goats to 100 households, poultry kits to 745 households and rabbit kits to 625 households.
* Provided 670 households with home garden units, including drip irrigation networks, seeds and seedlings.
* Distributed 450 beehive kits to thirteen women’s and farmers’ associations (benefiting 957 members).
* Constructed or rehabilitated water collection cisterns for 187 home garden beneficiaries in the West Bank.
* Supplied plastic sheeting for greenhouse rehabilitation to 277 households affected by Winter Storm Alexa (December 2013).
* Trained input recipients on activities related to their respective input packages (i.e. animal health, plant cultivation, composting techniques and beehive development).
* Trained 255 women on food processing, hygiene and marketing.

Partenaires : Palestinian Ministry of Agriculture and local Non-governmental Organizations.

Organisations des Nations Unies : FAO

Donneur : Canada
Contribution : USD 3 989 229

FAO Emergencies

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