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Syrian Arab Republic Project Highlights: FAO and WFP partnership to strengthen resilience through restoring irrigation infrastructure


Activities implemented:

  • Rehabilitated five key irrigation infrastructures in Deir-ez-Zor Governorate, including three irrigation systems along “sector 5” irrigation project (the main intake pumping station, the water lifting station and the drainage system); one small-scale irrigation system in Ashara village; and one small-scale irrigation system in Mrat village.
  • Trained 300 farmers across ten villages on farmer-led irrigation management; 125 technical experts from various national entities on natural resources assessment tools; and 124 technical experts on the operation, maintenance and management of pumping sets.
  • Established six Water Users Associations (WUAs), engaging 3 150 WUA members in managing water resouces through 30 Water Users Units.