Providing food

The general security situation in Iraq has improved since the defeat of the Islamic State (ISIS) in Iraq and the Levant at the end of 2017, However, significant challenges remain - including political and security transitions, economic instability, and social unrest Because of high unemployment, poor public services, and low standards of living. The humanitarian situation remains precarious in many areas affected by the conflict. With the poverty rate reaching 22.5 percent, Iraq ranks 120 out of 189 countries in the development index Human

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Despite Iraq's economic and human potential, the country is still reeling from the effects of decades of conflict. Recovering the economy gradually after the tensions of the last three years. However, intermittent conflict continues to exacerbate poverty and threaten the livelihoods of earn a living. 3.3 million people remain food insecure

The situation of IDPs remains precarious after the return process that began in 2018. There are currently 1.67 million Iraqis displaced and 4.27 million returns. While these numbers seem to be decreasing, there are reports of secondary displacement of some families who are forced to return. To the camps due to the security conditions and the lack of job opportunities and livelihoods in their areas of origin

The seed of goodness for relief and development assistance in Iraq focuses on saving lives, protecting livelihoods, and supporting networks Social safety provided by the Government of Iraq to eradicate hunger. And through emergency assistance to the displaced, recovery and rehabilitation activities Building for returnees, Seeds of Good helps the Iraqi government build communities' resilience and achieve food security

  • Population: 39 million
  • 1.67 million displaced by conflict
  • They are food insecure. 2.5 million

Food Security and Livelihoods Program

Food Security and Livelihoods Program The Food Security and Livelihoods Program focused on projects aimed at breaking the cycle of poverty and meeting emergency food needs. Implementation of projects to promote economic and social development. It also aims to help secure Resources needed to generate income, as well as provide sustainable livelihoods for present and future generations and to enhance their well-being

: Program Mission

Ensuring food security and sustainable development by improving the living conditions of the most vulnerable groups and promoting the sustainable use of resources available, including equitable sharing and benefit-sharing arising from projects implemented to focus on people unable to produce Sufficient food and income, or who do not have the means to meet the minimum requirements of the family for an active and healthy life

Areas of Expertise

  1. Sustainable agriculture and food security: increasing beneficiary options through an economic focus on strategic crops and assets Livestock and social and environmental points through the design, implementation and distribution of agricultural inputs, irrigation and rehabilitation systems and providing extension services. In addition, Watan is working on the formulation, activation and operation of relevant local institutions to resume their duties. After appropriate delivery at the end of its long-term programs

  2. Emergency Food Security and Livelihoods: Mitigating New Risks and Challenges from Conflict, and Responding with Distributing emergency food items and promoting positive emergency coping strategies

  3. Financial services: Contribute to self-reliance, strengthening the capacity of governments, local communities and regional organizations by integrating Capacity development through income-generating activities ranging from small grants and small business management training to restarting businesses

Program date

The first project was started in 2014 by the Food Security Program, which resulted in the distribution of 3750 agricultural materials of seeds and fertilizers for each Farms in Diyala Governorate in Muqdadiya District, Baladrooz District, Khalis District and Baquba District to assist 22,500 beneficiaries with the support and funding of an organization FAO International. Thanks to the successful implementation and urgent needs, “Bothoor Alkhaer for Relief and Development” worked in the same year to support breeders Livestock wealth and provision of 375,000 tons of concentrated fodder in Diyala Governorate, in cooperation with the FAO. The program has expanded Focus scope to include more sustainable long-term outcomes, from strategic crop cultivation, farming tools and agricultural services To support livestock

Program Philosophy

Emergency and urgent response is the basis for planning food security and livelihood programmes. With partners on the ground inside Iraq, Easily available ways to access various hard-to-reach areas with security in mind, in order to reach the categories The most vulnerable. Bothoor Alkhaer aims to advance the achievements of its program towards activities that involve increasing skill levels and empowering Local communities can acquire diverse skills to achieve greater sustainability. Bothoor Alkhaer is also looking to expand its role in providing Assistance for small businesses and business partnerships, as well as the provision of small grants, internships and financial grants related to vocational training. Bothoor Alkhaer also wishes to expand its capacity in the field of agriculture and livestock by expanding in Its scope and number of beneficiaries

The work of Bothoor Alkhaer Origination For Relief And Development in this field is highlighted for the following reasons

  • People: Our dedicated staff, volunteers and partners are always working to provide nutritious foods in hard-to-reach areas, and promoting durable solutions under difficult security conditions

  • Presence: presence in all governorates, and access to all areas affected by the conflict in Iraq. The seeds of goodness have a network Unparalleled is keen on deep field presence, local knowledge and close relations inside and outside Iraq

  • Long-term sustainable interventions: responding with impactful interventions, such as small grants and livestock exchange systems, to achieve results sustainable in the long term and which will remain a major focus for society

Program projects

  • Urgent Emergency Assistance
  • Distribution of food baskets
  • For a better life
  • Life-saving cash-for-work programs