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.
- 1409 small farmers (990 men and 419 women) joined local small farmers’ associations.
- 326 women started agricultural initiatives, including breeding chickens, milk separating, breeding cattle and goats, and selling fruits and vegetables.
- 7856 small farmers (6963 men and 893 women) had their capacities built regarding sustainable farming practices and marketing their crops.
- 840 small farmers (623 men and 217 women) attended awareness raising meetings and had their awareness raised regarding positive agricultural practices.
- 31 visits were conducted by research centers and universities to provide technical support for small farmers and small farmer’s associations.
- 109 members of the technical cadre (80 men and 29 women) had their capacities built regarding providing technical support to small farmers.
- 5531 breeders participated in the veterinary care campaign in collaboration with the Veterinary Service Authority.