Project of thyme plantation and beekeeping aims at supporting the affected farmers in Aleppo countryside

In cooperation with the Syrian Society for Wildlife Protection and the United Nations Development Program, the Ministries of Social Affairs and Labor and the Agriculture and Agrarian Reform are implementing the  project  of green thyme plantation, beekeeping, restoration of clay domes, utilization of agricultural waste and converting them into organic fertilizers. The project aims at supporting  the affected farmers in the villages of Al-Safira region in Aleppo countryside. 

Dr. Ghaida Barakat, member of the Syrian Society for Wildlife Protection, indicated that the project aims at rehabilitating the agricultural sector using modern farming methods and recycling waste. She pointed out that the agricultural targeted area includes a large amount of various wastes that are disposed of in unsafe environmental ways, which requires work to convert these wastes into fertilizer by training participants to dispose of waste and convert them it into fertilizers.

 

In the village of Abu Green, bee expert Eng. Shaban Hamdan talked about following up the implementation of the project, pointing out that the number of beneficiaries from the project is ten people- 30 bee hives were distributed to them.

The  project of restoring the muddy domes in Al-Safira and encouraging the people to rehabilitate them aimed at achieving sustainability and preserving  the  heritage in the best possible way in the construction.

Inas Abdulkareem

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