Farming and Livelihoods Project Update – October 2019

In September 2019, Nadia’s Initiative – with implementing partner Dorcas Aid International – began the official implementation of our Farming and Livelihoods project made possible thanks to a generous grant from the Republic of China (Taiwan). The project will rehabilitate 32 farms in the Sinjar region.

In October, our teams selected 30 rain-fed crop farmers and 32 irrigated crop farmers, and supported them with land preparation. After carefully assessing their needs, we distributed seeds and pesticides/herbicides, and began preparing a training plan for the farmers.

In addition to continuing and monitoring this work, next month, we will also conduct rain fed crop production training, distribute fertilizers, and begin rehabilitation of boreholes and wells. We look forward to sharing more updates in the near future.