17 April 2017, Al Hudaydah, Yemen - Farming families collect drinking water for their households and also for their livestock. The pump they currently use runs on fuel which is increasingly expensive and scarce. One of FAO's priorities in 2017 is to provide farmers with solar powered pumps so that water for drinking and irrigation becomes cheaper.
FAO project OSRO/YEM/504/EC: Enhanced Rural Resilience in Yemen. It is funded by the EC and its overall objective is to enhance the resilience and self-reliance of crisis-affected rural communities through support to livelihoods stabilization and recovery, local governance and improved access to sustainable energy.