The SRTF Delivers Agriculture Tractors to Support Farmers in Northern Aleppo

Turkey- Tuesday, 11th February 2020- In line with the SRTF’s plan to support and develop the agriculture sector in the northern countryside of Aleppo Governorate, the SRTF’s management unit (MU) delivered three tractors today to the implementing entity (IE) for its project: “Agriculture Support to Farmers in Northern Aleppo.”

At a total budget of EUR 2.4 million, and an expected duration of 18 months covering two agricultural seasons 2019-2020 winter and summer, the project aims to establish and support 1500 self-managed, economically viable crop farms that have access to local markets, suppliers and relevant business service providers.  At least 7500 households will benefit from improved access to agricultural inputs from the project while indirectly, around 37,500 beneficiaries will benefit from the project. Furthermore, at least 500 persons will receive training in efficient field crop production practices and financial management of field operations. And finally, at least 30 extension workers will be trained and equipped with the necessary expertise and resources to provide extension services in the project areas.

For further information on the projects, please see:

Agriculture Support to Farmers in Northern Aleppo

 

For more information on the SRTF visit:

http://www.srtfund.org

 

Media outlets may contact:

communications@srtfund.org


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