Areas of Intervention: Economic Development, Hydraulic Implementation, Agricultural Training

 

This project was implemented in the federal state of Puntland, Somalia, launched in 2012 and completed in the summer of 2014.

The Dryland project aimed to redevelop the barren lands in the central regions of Somalia, through water interventions and the construction of 103 water wells, training farmers and enabling dissemination of agricultural practices among the local population, and cultivating sustainable land. The Dryland Agriculture Development project, completed in the summer of 2014, has facilitated the construction of 103 water wells in the Mudug and Nugal regions, thus enabling daily irrigation of more than 300,000 square meters of arid land, and the employment of 200 families.

 

Where: Puntland (Mudug and Nugal regions)

When: 2012-2014

Results:

103 water wells in the Mudug and Nugal regions

More than 300,000 square meters of arid land irrigated

Approx. 200 families employed in the field of agriculture