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Anera’s Land Reclamation Projects in Palestine Bolster Rural Communities

Oct 15, 2018

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Terrace walls are almost as ubiquitous as the olive trees that grow behind them on the arid hills of the West Bank. The crumbling remains of terraces cut by Roman farmers dot the landscape. Driving along the steep road that leads from Qabalan to Jorish today, the role that terraces continue to play in conserving…

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Despite Water Scarcity, a Green Summer in Jenin

Sep 14, 2017

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Is there a sight more beautiful than lush fields of green? But fields need water and in Palestine, water is both the dilemma and the solution. The scarcity of water in the West Bank, particularly, has inspired us at Anera to think creatively. Why not make use of a non-traditional source of water that just…

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West Bank Farmers Share Knowledge Across Borders

Jan 29, 2015

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Water is a critical yet diminishing resource in the Middle East, and that poses serious challenges for the region’s farming community. I knew that Anera’s latest project, funded by the OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID), to recycle run-off from Jenin’s wastewater treatment facility would be vital for some 200 farming families in need of better irrigation…

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