CEOSS’ Agriculture programs, as part of the local development unit, aim to improve the quality of life of small farmers, breeders, and fishermen in the governorates of Minya, Beni Suif, and Qalubyia. Through the development of rural areas and the empowerment of small farmers, breeders, and fishermen, communities are able to achieve positive social change, environmental standards, and build stronger societies.
- 714 small farmers (473 men and 271 women) joined local small farmers’ associations
- 177 women started agricultural initiatives, including raising chickens, milk separating, breeding cattle and goats, and selling fruits and vegetables.
- 1528 small farmers (1276 men and 252 women) had their capacities built regarding sustainable farming practices and marketing their crops.
- 1840 small farmers (1280 men and 560 women) had their awareness raised regarding positive agricultural practices.
- 236 technical support visits were carried out by research centers and universities to help small farmers and small farmers’ associations.
- 110 members of the technical cadre (55 men and 55 women) participated in trainings to develop technical support skills.
- 1198 breeders benefited from a veterinary care campaign implemented in cooperation with the Veterinary Service Authority.