PROJECT: Greening Deir Sharaf and Jenin (wastewater reuse)
DONOR: USAID (DAI)
BACKGROUND: Establishing a network of 20, 0.7-hectare (7 dunum) agriculture innovation sites to introduce and adapt the practice of wastewater reuse for irrigated agriculture in the West Bank. Using waste water from the soon-to-be-completed Nablus Municipal Wastewater Treatment Plan, the project aims to work closely with farmers and community leaders in the northern West Bank to increase production and demonstrate how treated wastewater can be reused safely in agricultural production and to begin to build Palestinian experience in this area.
IMPACT: Phase 1 assessment is completed (market analysis, confirmation of farmer participation, and establishment of water quality monitoring protocols)