Distribution of plows, water transportation networks, and agricultural inputs in the districts of Raydah and Jabal Ayal Yazid in Amran

Within the Emergency Food Security and Early Recovery Project and under the supervision of SCMCHA , in partnership with the Ministry of Agriculture and Irrigation, and implemented by the Young Leadership Development Foundation, 116 manual plows, 38 water transportation system networks, and three drip irrigation networks were distributed to small farmers in the Raydah and Jabal Ayyal Yazid districts of Omran Governorate.

The project includes eight community assets for agriculture, livestock, cash for work, building water harvesting tanks, rehabilitating manholes and retaining walls for water collection streams and storing them in water tanks.

The project also contributes to supporting agriculture and farmers within the framework of the national trend to expand agriculture to achieve food security, which contributes to alleviating the suffering of farmers.

In this context, the director of SCMCHA’s branch in the governorate, Hamyar Al-Saar, explained that the project contributes to the development of infrastructure.

He pointed out that the SCMCHA worked with the Foundation to implement many programs and projects in the districts of Raydah and Jabal Ayyal Yazid during the period April 2023 to March 2024, including supporting 406 families in the field of basic food security through six rounds of unconditional cash assistance that took place on a monthly basis.

He indicated that a number of projects have been implemented in Jabal Ayyal Yazid District, including building a pond and restoring a pond in Beit Shaban, building a wall and restoring the reservoir in the village of Bidda, building a water tank in the quarry, as well as building retaining walls in Gharba.

He reviewed the activities carried out by SCMCHA with the Foundation during the project period, including training community committees and agricultural extension workers and rehabilitating traditional irrigation systems with soil and pastures for 240 workers through CFA/FFA.

Skilled labor opportunities were also provided for 28 families, 230 farmers in the two districts were trained in plant and animal wealth and marketing skills, and 304 displaced cases were supported with financial assistance as part of the emergency intervention.

He confirmed that the implementation of the project contributes to supporting agriculture and farmers within the framework of improving food security and resilience and restoring livelihood opportunities for vulnerable host and displaced families in the two districts.


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