A member of the Presidential Leadership Council, Major General Aidarous Qassem Al-Zubaidi, chaired this morning at the Presidential Palace in Ma’ashiq an extraordinary meeting of the Council of Ministers.
The World Bank has allocated $36 million to assist Yemeni small-scale farmers to resume agricultural production in the seven Yemeni governorates which were mostly affected by the conflict.
In collaboration with the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) aims to support security, food security in Yemen.
The Country Director for Egypt, Yemen and Djibouti Asad Alam said that the agriculture sector in Yemen was damaged due to the conflict which caused food insecurity across Yemen.
"Thanks to this collaboration, we have been able to launch a project to help the most destitute Yemenis in rural areas by investing in agriculture and livestock, which directly contribute in alleviating poverty and benefiting rural women, who are among the most vulnerable segments of the population" Alam added.