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2010

Improving Sustainable Agriculture for Palestine Refugee Camps and Gatherings in Southern Lebanon

Liban

Titre : Improving Sustainable Agriculture for Palestine Refugee Camps and Gatherings in Southern Lebanon

Pays : Liban

Identification du projet : OSRO LEB/902/UNR

Date : 2010

Présentation
Background : This project is integrated in a larger UNRWA designed to assist the poor Palestinian refugees residing in the Southern camps of Lebanon through small grants. The assistance of FAO was requested to initiate a new kind of assistance to them through the provision of agricultural inputs coupled with necessary trainings : 1- 2,140 families registered with UNRWA as Special Hardship Cases SHCs) surrounding Tyre area of South Lebanon)  ; 2- SHCs are families living in acute poverty with a lack of sustainable income

Objectives
1- To enable poor Palestinian refugees residing in the Southern camps of Lebanon to develop a sustainable income from agricultural activities
2- To enable a greater number of Palestine refugees to participate in the local economy
3- To develop the capacity of the agricultural sector in the Tyre camps and gatherings as well as to provide employment opportunities for Palestine refugees
4- To build and improve the technical capacity of the Palestine refugee farmers for better planning and production

Outputs : The project was implemented by UNRWA with technical support and expertise provided by the Food and Agriculture Organization, FAO
The implementation of the project was divided into two components : (i) all activities related to needs assessment, identification of beneficiaries identification of assistance to be provided according to needs and preparation of technical specifications in addition to the contribution with UNRWA in the preparation of inception report, (ii) all activities related to procurement, distribution of inputs, Training

Organisme de mise en oeuvre : The Service of Plant Resources for South Lebanon at the Ministry of Agriculture

Budget : US$ 52,965

Coopération FAO-Liban

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