Rain-water harvest for Biodiversity Conservation and Community Livelihood in Kabehaten region, Socotra
Rain-water harvest for Biodiversity Conservation and Community Livelihood in Kabehaten region, Socotra
Kabhaten region is an intermountain plain located some 50 Km west of Hadibu. In the vast area of the plain there are more than 25 villages. The majority of the population are herders with few working in the fishing sector and other economic activities. Herding Goat is the main livestock species kept in the region. Water is the main constraint to community livelihood in the region. In order to secure sufficient water resources for human and animals, community progressively build up rain-water harvest cistern “Kariff”.
The project is targeting 200 families in 25 small villages with nearly 1500 inhabitants. The project will assist community to build up 33 rain water harvest cisterns of different sizes with total capacity of 4,800 cubic meters. Community are adopting a tree planting campaign for threaten species with 500 trees. Further project seek awareness rising among community of the importance of water and vegetation management for sustainable livelihood.
 
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Project Snapshot

Grantee:
Qabhaten Community Group
Country:
Yemen
Area Of Work:
Biodiversity
Grant Amount:
US$ 49,953.00
Co-Financing Cash:
US$ 18,971.00
Co-Financing in-Kind:
US$ 149,848.00
Project Number:
YEM/SGP/OP5/Y1/CORE/BD/11/04
Status:
Satisfactorily Completed
Project Characteristics and Results
Gender Focus
Both men and women are equally addressed in the project
Capacity - Building Component
Capacity development can be seen through involvement of young people (Skillless) in the work and gaining the exper
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Indicators
Biophysical
Number of globally significant species protected by project 1

Grantee Contact

Mr. Sa'eed Salem Salmeen
Phone: 773425152
 

Address

Qabhaten
Socotra , Hadramout GOV. ,

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