Approved Projects

The wheat crop production in Syria has always been considered of strategic importance in meeting the food security needs of the population. A series of consecutive drought years, up to the current conflict and insecurity conditions, high transport cost due to high prices of fuel, lack of funds ava... More

Since the start of the revolution, Syria’s agriculture sector has weakened considerably. Violence and misappropriations have destroyed vast swaths of farmland, while militia checkpoints and a deteriorating infrastructure have significantly hampered the transportation, distribution, and sale ... More

In the next 12 months, the Syrian population will face major problems related to food security. As of June 2014, there is a concrete risk that harvested wheat is bought by traders that later on speculate on its price (thus causing rapid price fluctuations). Without any grain reserves, there is a s... More

Syria’s wheat production in the 2014 was down 50% of the 10-year-average, namely 1 million tons per year, according to FAO estimates. To meet basic consumption needs, the Syrian Public Establishment for Grains (SPEG) estimated that Syrians require at least an additional quantity of 250,000 &... More