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2012

Improving food security in North Gaza through land rehabilitation and open-field vegetable production

West Bank & Gaza Strip

Titre : Improving food security in North Gaza through land rehabilitation and open-field vegetable production

Pays /Région : West Bank & Gaza Strip

Localisation  : Umm An-Naser, Northern Gaza

Code du projet : OSRO/GAZ/206/NET

Durée : 07/12/2012 - 31/03/2014

Présentation
* Objectifs : To achieve a significant and sustainable reduction in poverty and food insecurity for 150 Bedouin families, and to improve their income by an average of USD 2 000 per year
* Activités : •Assisted 125 households through the rehabilitation of 250 dunums of land (166 dunums in Phase 1 and 84 dunums in Phase 2) and construction of 21 dunums of agricultural access roads (8 dunums in Phase 1 and 13 dunums in Phase 2) and irrigation networks. •Distributed seeds and seedlings to beneficiaries of land rehabilitation. •Trained 310 farmers on land preparation, plant diseases and protection, nutrient deficiencies, compost and drip irrigation systems. •Constructed a water well and generator station. •Rehabilitated areas affected by flooding and erosion resulting from winter storm Alexa (with additional funding from Japan) and installed a drainage system to prevent similar damage in the future.

Mots clés : WEST BANK & GAZA STRIP, NEAR EAST, FOOD SECURITY, VEGETABLE PRODUCTION, RESOURCE PARTNERS, THE NETHERLANDS

Bénéficiaires : 310 farming households

Partenaires : Ministry of National Economy ; Umm An-Naser Municipality ; Ministry of Agriculture ; Al Azhar University ; United Nations Mine Action Service.

Financement : The Netherlands
Contribution : USD 497 200

Présentation : FAO

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