My Garden: Urban Farming in Palestinian Refugee Camps
With the support of UNRWA and Spain’s Bizkaia regional government, Anera is providing expert agricultural trainings to women in Palestinian refugee camps in Lebanon as part of our gender-based violence prevention efforts through community-based initiatives.
Eight women in Rashidieh Palestinian Refugee Camp are now tending their own home gardens. Soon they will be teaching 100 more families in the camp these gardening skills. We provided gardening tools to each of the participants so that they have the materials they need to become urban farmers. This kind of urban gardening helps families weather the widespread hunger and food insecurity now common in Lebanon with fresh and healthy produce.
Young adults from Palestine and Jordan discuss the challenges their communities and countries confront in relation to climate change, along with the proactive measures they are taking to address and mitigate its impact.
Anera is in Dubai this week to participate in COP28. The 28th United Nations Climate Change conference — known as the 2023 Conference of the Parties, or COP28 — has convened in Dubai from November 30 until December 12. Anera…