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UAWC Concludes “Khirbet Birin Community/ Hebron” Project

Ramallah – The Union of Agricultural Work Committees held a closing ceremony for the project of Improvement of productive systems through solar PV electrification in the Community Khirbet Birin/ Hebron. The project is in partnership with the Energy Research Center/ An-Najah University (ERC), and in cooperation with SEBA association, with the support of the Spanish Government – Spanish Agency for International Development Cooperation (aecid). The project provided solar cell systems to the families living in the area to use them as a power source for lighting houses, in addition to distributing electrically powered agricultural inputs that positively affect the quality and quantity of milk products produced by the farmers, and increase the products’ storage time.

The ceremony was attended by the residents of the community, partner organizations, the Ministry of Agricultural, the Ministry of Health, the Ministry of Education & Higher Education, the Hebron Governorate Office, Yatta Municipality, and Bani Inaim Municipality.   

The ceremony’s activities included delivering speeches by the Spanish Consulate representative, the Spanish Agency for International Development Cooperation, UAWC and An-Najah University, followed by a tour to the solar cell units, the energy storage unit and the agricultural inputs, and finally opening the sewing unit which was built and furnished for the women in the community.