Many factors that occur due to global warming such as drought, plant diseases and pests have begun to affect agriculture in all countries of the world. Today, countries have difficulty in meeting their own needs with their own production and food prices are increasing rapidly all over the world due to the shortage of products.
As IHH Humanitarian Relief Foundation, we distributed wheat seeds in Afghanistan and Syria in 2021 to support agricultural production.
Due to the ongoing war in Syria, the lack of sufficient inputs (seeds, fertilizers and pesticides) brought agricultural production to a halt. Due to the drought that occurred in the 2021 harvest, chickpea production decreased by approximately 50% in Idlib, Azez, Tel Abyad and Rasulayn regions.
Increasing the production of chickpeas, which is the most important legume for the consumption of the people of the region, is of vital importance. We, as IHH, carried out trial production with chickpea seeds delivered from Turkey in 2021. We have completed research studies on seeds that are adapted to the conditions of the region, resistant to drought and diseases, and suitable for machine harvesting.
We aim to ensure the food security of people within their own geography, with their own efforts, by making on-site production.
Planting 1 kilogram of chickpea seeds in these lands, which are extremely suitable for agriculture, is equivalent to sending 15-20 kilos of chickpeas to the region.
It's time to plant chickpea seeds.
A single chickpea seed will help thousands.
Even if it is small in size, goodness will definitely be rewarded.