Farming has been a way of life in the Middle East for thousands of years, feeding families and generating work for local communities all over the region. Today, it is one of the few ways for Palestinians to make a living in an uncertain political and economic climate.
ANERA works in rural communities on a small-scale and sustainable level. We install irrigation systems and build farm-to-market roads, wholesale markets and greenhouses. We support farming cooperatives that share resources and help farmers talk to each other about what works.
ANERA’s Agriculture Projects Manager participates in an information sharing conference in Morocco and learns a lot he will share with West Bank farmers.
Better water management means farmers benefit more from scarce water supplies. Training, new techniques and new irrigation supplies are boosting crop production.