This project is a part of ROSS Emergency Program "Emergency Initiative for Rehabilitation, Occupation, Services and Development".
Duration : From 22-Mar-2007 to 21-Mar-2008
Total Project Value : 446,965.00 €
Favor the rapid restart and improvement of the agricultural production of women heads of family, of women cooperatives and of women micro-entrepreneurs in the areas affected by the war and their strengthening as subjects for social promotion and local development in the intervention areas.
Approx. 139 women and the officials of the municipalities (Ain Ebel, Qaouzah, Hermel, Debaal, Jouar el Hachich, Kouakh, Qasr - Fissane, Rmaych) have received technical training for better usage of the resources of the territory;
2 cooperatives of women farmers (40 people) have restarted their productive activities;
77 women heads of family have obtained the means to improve their food production capacities for own use;
20 women active in micro-enterprise have restarted the activities interrupted for the war;
The women involved in the project create among them a “network” for the exchange of experiences and for the relations with local public institutions.
Source : Embassy of Italy in Beirut