The SRTF Delivers Wheat Hessian Sacks for a Food Security Project in the north of Syria

Turkey – Friday, 18 August 2017 - The SRTF Management Unit delivered 336.000 hessian sacks to the implementing entity, the Syrian Public Establishment for Grains (SPEG), of its “Enhancing Food Security of Aleppo Governorate” project during the past couple of days. The hessian sacks will help Syrian farmers better store their wheat harvests. The delivery took place at a zero point on the Turkish-Syrian border in coordination with the Turkish authorities.

The project aims to address the current food insecurity crisis in Aleppo Governorate. It will also help SPEG collect data on wheat production and warehousing capabilities in the targeted areas. It will also enhance its ability to help farmers increase their local production and improve their storage and marketing skills.

The project is expected to support community resilience, increase employment and income generation opportunities and boost the local economy to the benefit of some 2 million inhabitants of the project’s target areas.

 

For more information on the project visit:

Enhancing Food Security of Aleppo and Idleb Governorates

 

For more information on the SRTF visit:
http://www.srtfund.org

 

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