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Emergency assistance for the mitigation of the impact of drought on the livelihoods of herders in Cabo Verde

Emergency assistance for the mitigation of the impact of drought on the livelihoods of herders in Cabo Verde

Full title of the project:

Emergency assistance for the mitigation of the impact of drought on the livelihoods of herders in Cabo Verde

Target areas:

Cabo Verde

Recipient:
Contribution:
USD 50 000
05/04/2018-20/09/2018
Project code:
OSRO/CVI/804/USA
Objective:

To help restore and improve the sustainability and resilience of livestock-based livelihoods, as well as the food security of vulnerable pastoralists affected by drought in the municipality of Santa Catarina, island of Santiago.

Key partners:

The Ministry of Agriculture and the Environment.

Beneficiaries reached:

453 households (2 039 people).

Activities implemented:
  • Distributed 51.5 tonnes of concentrated feed and 41.35 tonnes of hay through vouchers to 453 vulnerable farming families for 4 109 ruminants.
Impact:
  • Contributed to restoring and improving the availability of animal feed and the resilience of livestock-based livelihoods, as well as the food security of vulnerable pastoralists affected by drought in the municipality of Santa Catarina.