Rain-water Harvest in Central Nujid plain , Hadibu Dist. Socotra Governorate, Yemen
Rain-water Harvest in Central Nujid plain , Hadibu Dist. Socotra Governorate, Yemen
Central Nujid (Stero, Bedhola, Mahata and Maharef villages) is located in Nujid coastal plain in southern Socotra and Dhidha’a Telha in Diksam). Most of its inhabitants are herders and fishermen moved from mountain to coastal area due to public services availability e.g. education, health and roads. Communities also practice agriculture in the form of date palm plantation along the coast. Herding livestock remains the principle activity for the majority.
Project aims are to support communities securing water resources for their livestock while herding in the plain. The approximate rain-water harvested when project completed is 3500 cubic meters at any one time with full capacity. Local community participated in project activities with total amount of funding amounted to 66% of project cost. The estimated community members benefited from the project are 343 families with 722 men and 665 women.
Project will raise environmental awareness among men (50) and women (50). Project will reduces herds movements between the grazing areas and water resources in nearby Wadi Eireh.
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Project Snapshot

Central Nujid Community Group
Area Of Work:
Land Degradation
Grant Amount:
US$ 45,102.00
Co-Financing Cash:
US$ 26,276.00
Co-Financing in-Kind:
US$ 65,428.00
Project Number:
Satisfactorily Completed
Project Characteristics and Results
Gender Focus
Both men and women are involved in the project activities and equally sharing benefits. Water management is solely women responsibilities.Women representative in project implementing committee is an example of women participation.
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Hectares of degraded land rest 50000

Grantee Contact

Mr. Mohammed Saeed Solaiman Zatoon
Phone: 770579703


Bedhola & Mahatta, Nujid plain
Hadibu District , Socotra Governorate ,

SGP Country office contact

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


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