APN | Palestine
November and December 2023
Each of the 20,606 trees symbolizes a green resistance project that we cultivated in 2023, primarily on land situated in Area C. These lands are located in governorates that have been subjected to intense settlement aggression, including Hebron, Qalqilya, Nablus, Salfit, and Tulkarm.
Through nine agricultural projects, we journey through the villages of Tarqumiyah, Qabalan, Kafr ad-Dik, Aqraba, Farkha, Joresh, Baqa ash-Sharqiyya, Azun Atme, and Jayyous. Our aim is to highlight the stories of farmers eagerly anticipating the forthcoming seasons of harvest.
More than 2,000 individuals, constituting 303 Palestinian families, reap the benefits of these trees, which cover 2,372 dunums, safeguarding them from confiscation.
APN Plants 3,700 Guava Trees in Qalqilya to Support Farmers
In Qalqilya governorate, the villages of Azun Atme and Jayus witnessed a large tree-planting activity as part of the Million Tree Campaign. A total of 3,700 guava trees were planted, benefitting 15 farmers who support a total of 90 individuals. Read More
Tarqumiyah Confronts the Expansion of Adora and Telem Settlements with 2,500 Olive Trees
The daily confrontation faced by the people of Tarqumiyah in the Hebron governorate intensifies as the settlement aggression on its lands, administered by Israel, escalates. It becomes a responsibility to stand in solidarity with the people of Tarqumiyah. Read More
Jabal Sabih Summit Overlooks 2,200 Trees in Qabalan
Answering the call of the farmers of Qabalan, we joined forces to defend their lands, which were under threat of confiscation in Area C. A total of 2,200 trees were planted across an 86-dunum area to benefit 67 family members. Read More
We Planted 1,211 Trees in Kafr ad-Dik to Vicious Intense Settlement Expansion in Salfit
Despite the challenges in Kafr ad-Dik, we succeeded in distributing and planting over 1,211 fruit trees to safeguard the land from potential confiscation. Our commitment extends to planting thousands of trees in the upcoming season, aiming to deter the continuous encroachment by Zionist settlements. Read More
4,241 Trees Challenges the Poisonous History of Settler Colonialism in Aqraba
Fulfilling our commitment to stand alongside the people of Aqraba, we planted 4,241 fruit trees on an area of 146 dunums belonging to 42 agricultural families comprising 322 steadfast individuals. Read More
Supporting the Ecovillage of Farkha with 1,419 Fruit Trees
In our commitment to support 28 farming families in Farkha, we planted 1,419 fruit trees across an 87-dunum area, which will support 169 individuals. Read More
200 Fruit Trees to Support Farmers of Jorish
As part of our Million Tree Campaign in Palestine, we planted 200 fruit trees in the village of Jorish in the Nablus Governorate. This activity, supported by the Arab Technical Group (ATG), aimed to assist farmers facing the imminent threat of land confiscation. Read More
APN Supports a Farmer's Third Re-Cultivation Amidst Settler Aggression in Taffuh
The Hebron governorate is among those experiencing aggressive and rapid expansion of settlements. Farmer Afif, alongside fellow farmers facing looming confiscation threats, is steadfastly working to cultivate and re-cultivate the land, even for the third time. Read More
Resisting the Siege with 1,920 Trees in Baqa ash-Sharqiyya
When APN reached the town of Baqa ash-Sharqiyya, it became apparent how the apartheid wall confined and isolated it from the heart of Tulkarm governorate, a mere 17 km away. Given the community's communication with APN and the stark reality of the siege, it became imperative to ensure a reliable food source for the people and safeguard their lands from confiscation. Read More