Water Banking and Adaptation of Agriculture to Climate Change in Northern Gaza
Developing a low-carbon water management scheme and increasing water availability for sustainable agriculture.
The water level of the coastal aquifer in Gaza, the region’s only freshwater resource, is declining rapidly, resulting in the intrusion of seawater. Agricultural inefficiencies lead to the overuse of water and high evaporation.
This project creates a closed cycle of reusing treated wastewater for irrigated agriculture. This multiplier effect will alleviate pressure on the coastal aquifer and improve the climate resilience of local populations. It will also enhance the institutional and operational capabilities for integrated water management.
- Private sector
- Public sector
GCF financing5% disbursed
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Water Banking and Adaptation of Agriculture to Climate Change in Northern Gaza AFD FP119
||Approved funding proposal||04 Dec 2019|
Gender action plan for FP119: Water Banking and Adaptation of Agriculture to Climate Change in Northern Gaza AFD FP119
||Gender action plan||22 Oct 2019|
Gender assessment for FP119: Water Banking and Adaptation of Agriculture to Climate Change in Northern Gaza AFD FP119
||Gender assessment||22 Oct 2019|
Environmental and social safeguards (ESS) report for FP119: Water Banking and Adaptation of Agriculture to Climate Change in Northern Gaza AFD FP119
||Environmental and Social Safeguards report||09 Jul 2019|
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Improving farmers’ climate resilience and water use efficiency
03 Dec 2019 / The Green Climate Fund (GCF) signed today a funding agreement with the French Development Agency, Agence Française de Développement (AFD), to finance the Water Banking and Adaptation of Agriculture to Climate Change project in Northern Gaza.