Agriculture

For many years, many of Al-Raqqa residents depended on fishing in the Euphrates and fish farming as one source of their livelihoods in addition to agriculture and livestock breeding.  However, due to the conflict and recent influx of displaced families and returnees to Al-Raqqa, vital sectors suf...
The SRTF has been working relentlessly to revive the agricultural sector in Al-Raqqa Governorate to restore it to pre-conflict activity levels -after years of skirmish. To that end, the SRTF intervened through the implementation of three phases of project: "Agricultural Support to Farmers in Al-Ra...
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 sel...
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...
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...
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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