Rain-water Harvest in Badiet Abataroh, Socotra, Yemen
Rain-water Harvest in Badiet Abataroh, Socotra, Yemen
Abbataroh settlement is found in the coastal plains of Nujid in southern Socotra (Between Bedhola and Mahta). Most of its inhabitants are herders though live close to the Sea due to public services availability e.g. Education, Health and roads. Herding livestock principally goats is the prime community economic activities that takes place in the hill slopes north of abbatarroh settelemnt. The hill slope that escalating towards Diksam Plateau is called “Difsha”.
Project aim at assist abatarroh community to achieve water security in their rangelands for use by human and animals. This is going to be through building 97 tanks for rain-water harvest. The total capacity is 2,280 cubic meters. The project benefiting 324 families and a total population of 1900 inhabitants and their livestock (estimated number 50,000 heads).
Project will help to raise communities awareness of the environment and the conservation of natural resources. The will be achieved through 4 workshops for men and women where at least 320 men and women would be reached. At the end of project an independent evaluation for project outcomes will be carried out with the involvement of benefitieries. Lesson learnt will be driven to ease dessimination to other communities.
 

Project Snapshot

Grantee:
Abataroh Commnity Group
Country:
Yemen
Area Of Work:
Biodiversity
Grant Amount:
US$ 49,960.00
Co-Financing Cash:
US$ 29,663.00
Co-Financing in-Kind:
US$ 42,433.00
Project Number:
YEM/SGP/OP5/STAR/BD/Y3/14/06
Status:
Satisfactorily Completed
Project Characteristics and Results
Inovative Financial Mechanisms
None.
Gender Focus
Project considered gender oriented when women are represented in its team as well as nearly equal number o f men and women are benefiting.
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Indicators
Biophysical
Hectares of globally significant biodiversity area protected or sustainably managed by project 1000
Biophysical
Number of innovations or new technologies developed/applied 1

Partnership

Locat Community

Grantee Contact

Mr. Adnan Isa Ahmed Isa'
Phone: +967 773902541
 

Address

Abataroh Village,
Abataroh, Nujid , 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