Name of legal entity providing references: FAO
Origin of Funding: Government of Netherland
Detailed project description: More than half the agriculture in Yemen is rain-fed in a predominantly semi-arid to an arid climate. Coupled with a rise in droughts and floods, the Yemenis face an acute challenge in adapting to climate change-induced stress on water resources. Thus, the project titled "Consolidating the Decentralized Integrated Water Resource Management System in Sana’a Basin, Yemen” aims to sustain water resources and rural livelihoods and to consolidate the developed decentralized integrated water resource management system in Sana’a Basin by strengthening the knowledge of stakeholders. Also to strengthen the capacity of the WUAs to plan for water resources investments based on economic, environmental, and social aspects to achieve food security and improved nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture, and water governance.
Detailed description of the assignment (Services/Supplies/Works):
Moore Yemen was contracted to assess the consolidation of the Decentralized Integrated Water Resource Management System in four sub-basins of Sana’a Basin (Bani Huwat, Zaher Al Ghayl, Hamdan, and Ghayman) Use ArcGIS tools (Remote Sensing) or making different data measurements and producing maps, analyzing data of 38 WUAs areas created in SBP phase I. SBP phase I available data showing WUAs areas, Analyzing satellite images and land cover data from available international open sources, Categorize different land uses in different layers in ArcGIS (Natural area, Infrastructure area, Green Area, Transportation, and Vacant land…)