UAWC Delivers Forklifts for Cooperatives in Northern West Bank
The Union of
Agricultural Work Committees delivered electrical forklifts for cooperatives in
Northern West Bank, after training 10 cooperatives on using them, this activity
is a part of the “Market Oriented and Sustainable High Value Crops Sector
Development in the West Bank and Gaza Strip” funded by the Dutch Representative
Office in Palestine, and implemented by the Food and Agriculture Organization
of the United Nations (FAO), in partnership with UAWC, and in cooperation with
the Ministry of Agriculture.
are of high importance for their role in facilitating packing, packaging and
storing agricultural products in the packing houses that were established as
part of the same project, which preserve these products and increase their competitiveness
locally and internationally, it also increases the cooperatives’ financial
returns, and improves the economic viability of growing vegetables and tree horticulture
in the WB.