How to Cope with Drought Training in Halabja
Halabja, KRI (May 2, 2021) – Rwanga Foundation conducted a 5-day training about ‘How to cope with drought’ for 15 farmers in Halabja Governorate to help them in finding new mechanisms for reducing the side effects of drought. The training covered the topics of (Introduction about agriculture, Drought years and reduce the impact of it, modern irrigation system and saving water, sickness during drought years and how to deal with them, fertilizer strategies for dry weather).
The main aim of the training was to strengthen the capacity of the participants for anticipating the impact of drought and reducing its side effects drought on their products through enhancing knowledge and skills for drought risk reduction practices. The 5-day training was delivered to 15 persons (11 male, 4 female).
The topic of the training was planned as a result of rainfall deficiency during the last winter and the expectancy of droughtiness during the coming summer. The farmers need similar trainings in order to reduce the impact of drought and to save their orchards and agricultural products.
The training continued for 20 hours and was delivered by 4 trainers and covered some important topics such as (Introduction about agriculture, Drought years and reducing the impact of it, modern irrigation system and saving water, sickness during drought years and how to deal with them, fertilizer strategies for dry weather).
Muslim Sleman, one of the trainers said “I would like to thank Rwanga Foundation for organizing this training course. As one of the trainers of the course, I was very pleased with the course management and the activities of the participants. The lesson I was assigned to teach was: how to use agricultural fertilizers in the drought season, which is an important topic for the farmers”.
“I have learned a lot of information about different methods for protecting or saving our orchards, trees and agricultural products during drought years. I would like to thank Rwanga Foundation for conducting these valuable trainings” said Hejran Ghollam, one of the participants of the training.