Young Syrian Nasser Al-Ahmad has successfully transferred the craft of strawberry cultivation from Lebanon to northern Syria in areas of Syrian opposition, drawing on his vast experience of agriculture.
Al-Ahmad, a resident of Turkman Bareh village in the countryside of Aleppo, said he liked to transfer strawberry cultivation from Lebanon to Syria, where he started experimenting with growing seedlings , adding that the first experience had been very successful. Read also After the collapse of the Syrian currency. How did the population greet the start of circulation of the Turkish lira in the opposition zones? After months of trading, has the Turkish lira been successful in restraining prices in the north of the Syria? After 10 years of revolution … warnings of famine and new waves of displacement in Syria A decade after the revolution, the Syrian economy is at its lowest and the underground economy is growing in the country
Al-Ahmad said in an interview with Al-Jazeera Net that growing strawberries depends on greenhouses, and requires financial costs, including compost, water and pesticides, and the cost of 5 greenhouses is estimated at around 15 thousand dollars.
According to the Syrian farmer, the cultivation of 5 greenhouses provides good income for 5 families in the Aleppo countryside throughout the year.