Agriculture

The project targets an area in Northern Aleppo populated with around 54,500, of whom about 42,000 are indigenous inhabitants; most of which work in agriculture mainly in the cultivation of potatoes and garlic. As of today, there are around 3,000 potato growers in the targeted area and its surround...
Prior to the conflict under the Ministry of Agriculture of the Syrian Government, the General Organization for Seed Multiplication (GOSM) used to provide farmers with various support, such as,  seeds of grains, legumes and vegetables that were of good quality and disease-free. GOSM also used to s...
In the past, Raqqa Governorate was known to produce a large share of Syria’s important cereal crops until its agricultural productivity came to halt with severe setbacks as a result of fight for liberation the from Daesh. Currently, Raqqa’s community and its returning population remain in grea...
Addressing the issue of stabilization in areas liberated from Daesh is a vital priority as more and more formerly displaced civilians return to their homes in Raqqa. These civilians continue to face a myriad of hardships and challenges to their livelihoods including lack of access to sufficient fo...
Restoring the agriculture sector in Raqqa governorate is critical to stabilization efforts, to enhance  the resilience of returning populations, and to improve food production after many years of conflict. The SRTF’s support to the agriculture sector started in July 2018 under phase I of it’s...
Prior to the outbreak of conflict, a modest 50% of the fodder needs to livestock breeders were available at good quality and affordable prices. Since the start of the conflict, the regime ceased providing fodder to livestock breeders and as a result, the local market for fodder has been destabiliz...
As increasing numbers of formerly displaced civilians return to Raqqa, they face a myriad of hardships and challenges to their livelihoods. This includes the lack of access to sufficient food, water, shelter, and other key needs. Addressing these issues is vital to the stabilization of areas liber...
The availability of necessary inputs and support for livestock vaccination in Dar’a Governorate has become increasing difficult since the start of the conflict.  Consequently, vaccination services were halted leading to a substantial increase in the demise incidence among agricultural a...
Agriculture, which largely contributes to the local economy and GDP in southern Syria, has suffered a significant decline since the outbreak of the Syrian crisis. The sector lacked both reliable operational agricultural equipment, such as those for grain cleaning and seed treatment, and logistical...
Prior to the conflict, the General Organization for Seed Multiplication (GOSMF) had more than 150 field vehicles, many warehouses of various storage capacities, and a number of offices throughout Syria. Additionally, GOSMF had screening and treating machines to ensure a high quality wheat seed pro...


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