Rain-water Harvest in Shatah, Qalancia District, Socotra Governorate
Rain-water Harvest in Shatah, Qalancia District, Socotra Governorate
Shatah region mainly consists of Rangeland area used by pastoralist from villages located along the main road leading to Qalancia city during their rotational grazing in the area. The only natural water resource is located close to Shatah pass which is more than 5-10 km away from the grazing areas.
Pastoralists propose building 24 rain-water harvest cisterns scattered along rangelands to allow their animals? access to drinking water while grazing in the areas. The total water harvest capacity is 1700 cubic meters. The project directly benefiting a total of 107 families with 600 inhabitants (327 males and 263 females). Awareness rising of the importance of Rangelands? management and environment will be promoted among pastoral community in the area.
 

Project Snapshot

Grantee:
Sahatah Community Group
Country:
Yemen
Area Of Work:
Land Degradation
Operational Phase:
Phase 5
Grant Amount:
US$ 16,147.00
Co-Financing Cash:
US$ 8,187.00
Co-Financing in-Kind:
US$ 9,781.00
Project Number:
YEM/SGP/OP5/Y7/CORE/LD/18/03
Start Date:
1/2018
End Date:
6/2019
Status:
Currently under execution
Project Characteristics and Results
Capacity - Building Component
Capacity building through awareness raising towards rain-water harvesting and storage. Training while doing is the tool used to training young people on techniques used in building water tanks.
Gender Focus
Due to the distance away of the rangelands from the homestead of the local community, men are more involved in the building of the water tanks. Men and women are equally benefited from the tanks in the course of years ahead.
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Indicators
Biophysical
Hectares of land sustainably managed by project 30000

Partnership

Grantees

Grantee Contact

Mr. Sulaiman Salem Ahmed Abdullah
Phone: 771799135
 

Address

Shatah Community Group
Qalancia District , Socotra Governorate ,

SGP Country office contact

Mr. Omar Ali Saeed Al Saghier
Phone:
+ 967 448605 Extn. 440
Fax:
+ 967 448841
Email:
Mr. Bashar Sallam
Phone:
00967 (1) 448605/6 Extn. 441
Email:

Address

C/o UNDP, 60 meter Road, P. O. Box 551
Sana'a, Sana'a