Utilizing solar energy for drying agricultural crops and medicinal herbs.
The project will contribute to the adoption of renewable energy by removing technical and economic barriers to demonstrate solar technology at the community level for drying seasonal agricultural crops particularly vegetables and medicinal herbs in two agricultural sites in Khan Younis and Deir Al Ballah.
 

Project Snapshot

Grantee:
Union of Agricultural Work Committee/Gaza
Country:
Palestinian authority
Area Of Work:
Climate Change Mitigation
Operational Phase:
Phase 2
Grant Amount:
US$ 32,500.00
Co-Financing Cash:
Co-Financing in-Kind:
US$ 7,400.00
Project Number:
PAL/01/20
Start Date:
8/2001
End Date:
6/2002
Status:
Satisfactorily Completed
Project Characteristics and Results
Capacity - Building Component
Building the capacity of 50 women farmers on technology of drying crops, packaging and marketing and operating the drying machine by conducting workshops for a total of 70 training hours.
Promoting Public Awareness of Global Environment
Conducting two workshops to disseminate the project idea among farmers community and other neighboring villages to replicate the project idea. Producing 500 to 750 guiding booklet to disseminate the design of the dryers, its capacity and efficiency.
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