Farmers in Gaza lost a season of crops because bombing meant they couldn’t maintain or harvest their produce.
In Palestine, small-hold farmers are overcoming barriers to selling their produce on the market. Farming communities in Gaza and the West Bank are improving land-care techniques to boost their yields.
APHEDA works with local organisations in Palestine to support small-scale farmers, increase household incomes and establishing sustainable cooperative businesses.
It’s been over ten years since the Gaza siege. This month we look at the devastating and ongoing impact its had on the people, the economy and the region.
Union Aid Abroad–APHEDA’s Quality Impact and Monitoring Officer, Jeremy Smith, is based in Ramala. This month he shares some of the work APHEDA is involved in helping the Palestinian children in Gaza access education.