The Union of
Agricultural Work Committees finished distributing field crop seeds of 5
different varieties, to cultivate 400 dunums of agricultural lands in areas classified
as C, close to settlements, and the segregation wall, in the villages of
Jalboun and Burqeen in Jenin governorate, and Kufor Qadoum and Baqa Al-Hatab in
Qalqilia governorate. This activity is part of the “Humanitarian Response to
Food Security & Protection needs in Qalqilia and Jenin Governorates Villages”
project implemented by UAWC with the support of the Norwegian People’s Aid.
The project benefited
more than 100 farmers distributed in the four villages, where the farmers planted
the seeds in their lands covering around 370 dunums, with plans to cultivate
the rest of the area in the next phase. In Kufor
Qadoum, the farmers were attacked by Israeli settlers, who tried to expel them
from their lands to prevent them from planting it, in an attempt to terrorize
them and confiscate their lands.
aims at protecting agricultural lands that are threatened to be confiscated by
the Israeli Occupation, in addition to reinforcing food security of the
targeted families, and their attachment to their lands through planting them.