Addressing inequalities and accelerating SDGs
Protecting the planet and the people

Resilient farming systems

Mercy corps and consortium partners (tgh & pao)
Middle East

Led by Mercy Corps and funded by Agence Française de Développement, using an inclusive systems approach, PERMA is working to rehabilitate economic activities in the agriculture sector in Iraq’s Ninewa Governorate, once the agricultural heart of Iraq that was devastated by the conflict with ISIS. The programme links agriculture producers and MSMEs with access to financial services, develops their capacity to increase revenue, and fosters social cohesion within communities to rebuild productive economic relationships that will strengthen an inclusive economy and improve employment opportunities over time. PERMA creating an ecosystem of partnerships between local authorities, government agencies, and non-government actors to support the recovery of the rural economy and rebuild relationships within local communities.