Posts in Category: Yemen

Yemen’s Liquid Gold 

07-May-2015 Categories: Our Impact Yemen

In Yemen’s Al-Haimah district, near the city of Sana’a, 40 beekeepers have struck gold. In March 2015, these 40 beekeepers of the Al-Ruqy Coffee and Honey Producers Association sold 187 pounds of honey, worth $2,125 U.S. dollars, to the Yemen Eyes for Agriculture Advisory and Exporting Company, or YEAS. The price they got per kilo, $25, is a 67 percent increase over what the beekeepers earned from their previous harvest.

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A New Signed Agreement Will Increase Agricultural Productivity in Yemen 

15-Jan-2015 Categories: Our Impact Yemen

Last month in Sana’a, the Yemen Competitive Agricultural Systems for High-Value Crops program and the Cooperative and Agricultural Credit (CAC) Bank, a Yemeni state bank, signed a memorandum of understanding to increase agricultural productivity in the country. Signed in the presence of the Minister of Agriculture and Irrigation, the agreement will facilitate building the capacities and practicable skills of 14,000 farmers in seven target provinces: Sana'a, Lahj, Taiz, Dhamar, Raimah, Dhaela and Ibb.

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Newly Awarded Program in Yemen 

30-May-2014 Categories: Press Releases Yemen
Washington, DC -- IESC is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a major sub grant from Land O’Lakes International Development for the five year Yemen Competitive Agriculture Systems for High Value Crops (CASH)... read more