Time: October 14, 2018
Riyadh-SPA — King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center works to support agricultural projects in the north of Syria within the framework of the project “Improving the standard of living and the empowerment of society by distributing diesel fuel for the operation of irrigation pumps and agricultural lands.
During September, 91,260 liters of diesel fuel were distributed to irrigation pumps in 426 agricultural lands with a total area of 9,126 Sq KM in 33 villages.
The distribution is scheduled to continue on a monthly basis to ensure the irrigation of crops and improve agricultural production.
The project seeks to ensure self-sufficiency and job creation in the Northern Aleppo countryside, where most of the inhabitants of these areas work in agriculture. The number of direct beneficiaries of this activity is 2,264. In addition, it is expected that the number of indirect beneficiaries in one year workers on agricultural land on a daily basis and 14,858 workers in agricultural land on a seasonal basis when harvesting crops.