Social sustainability

Various primary and secondary products of date palm plants from leaves, petioles to fruits have commercial value. Hence, they contribute to the economic and social security of people of the region. Date palm plant cultivation helps to generate considerable opportunities for rural employment, ensures livelihood, food and nutrition security of the rural population and facilitates eco-restoration. It prevents migration to urban areas and can act as a catalyst for the development of rural sector in the arid and semi-arid regions.