Much of Yemen has a sevear shortage of water to supply the population of the major cities, the need for supply and the irradication of pollution from untreated septic tank drainage towards the aquiffers is a major consideration.
The Trust is developing an initial plan to start the rectification.
July 2011 - December 2011
Clean Rivers Trust
The Trust is working with the Yeneni government to quantify and reduce agricultural demand for potable supply at the same time reducing irragation of the qat crop. The reuse of foul water is also being considered in regard to the Islamic Faith.
The project will outline the next stage in the project that will then have been scoped and broken down into managable portions.
The aim of the project is to fully evaluate the full nature of the issues.
Activities» The Trust, working with Yemeni agencies and government are able to understand a methodology that needs to be followed.
Success will be...to produce a considered action plan.
The project will allow the country to be able to begin to take actions that are suitable and agreable to the population.
The major concerns regarding the project are the risks to personel, terorist or civil strife; both are anticipated in the present climate. The use of Yemeni staff and volenteers allows more freedom and security.
Regular updates via e-mail and the web-site and by meetings as and when requested.
Budget - Project Cost: £32,000Loading graph....
Amount Heading Description £5,000 travel in country transport £4,500 travel fares Yemen return £15,500 subsist accomodation/food £5,000 staff remuneration £2,000 excess contingency fund
Current Funding / Pledges
Source Amount Yemeni Ministry of Environment £15,000 Conditional
The project would be based at the address of the Trust in the UK with out-stations in Sana'a, Ibb,, Aden and Dhofar (Oman).
Population of urban Yemen. Rural farmers.
Have good links with the Yemeni civil service and government. An excellent knowledge of the country.
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Salim knows the issues and has a wide knowledge of the agricultural sector in Yemen.
A senior figure in the GTZ aid organisation with regard to technical support in the country.
Ted has a long experiece of working in the region and at 70 years of age has respect in the region.