The governor of
Hebron, Mr. Kamel Hameed, visited last Tuesday HAIA project which is implemented
by the Union of Agriculture Work Committees in Wad Al-Sweiti, Al-Majour, and
Wad Abu Qamra in Dura town near Hebron, the governor was accompanied by UAWC’s
General Director, Mr. Fuad Abu Saif, in addition to a number of employees
supervising the implementation of the project.
included briefing the governor about HAIA’s different activities, where 26
water collection metal pools were established aiming to collect water from springs
to use it for irrigation, benefiting tens of farmers in the area, the tour also
included conducting a demonstration on introducing modern irrigation systems to
a group of farmers in order to urge them to use it, and concluding it with acquainting
the governor of the hydrological study implemented as part of the project, on
methods of recharging rainwater into the soil’s layers in order to charge
groundwater and prevent leakage of running water.
Mr. Kamel Hameed
expressed his admiration
of UAWC’s leading role in developing and protecting the Palestinian
Agricultural sector, welcoming the continuous cooperation with it, as this tour
comes as part of the cooperation between UAWC and Hebron governorate.