Country information

FAO in emergencies app

Download now!

Search project highlights

Donor
Recipient
Reported date

Recent Appeals

Documents

Projects

Other Resources

Connect with us

Emergency response for the immediate needs of the flood-affected farmers and livestock owners in Sudan

Emergency response for the immediate needs of the flood-affected farmers and livestock owners in Sudan

Full title of the project:

Emergency response for the immediate needs of the flood-affected farmers and livestock owners in Khartoum and other Northern states (Khartoum, White Nile, North Kordofan and River Nile states)

Target areas:

Northern region

Recipient:
Donor:
Contribution:
USD 357 000
Implementation:
01/01/2008-31/12/2008
Project code:
OSRO/SUD/809/CHF
Objective:

To provide emergency support to flood-affected vulnerable households in Khartoum, White Nile, North Kordofan and River Nile states.

Key partners:

Federal and State Ministries of Agriculture and Animal Resources, and local and international NGOs.

Beneficiaries reached:

8 675 households.

Activities implemented:
  • 26 tonnes of crop seeds (sorghum and cowpea), 540 kg of vegetable seeds and 9 100 hand tools (hoes, sickles and rakes) provided to 7 000 households.
  • 32 000 animals belonging to 1 600 households vaccinated or treated against common livestock diseases.
  • 20 new CAHWs trained.
  • 75 IDP households in Elfatah camp provided with 225 goats and chickens to begin restocking their livestock populations.
Impact:
  • 3 000 ha of land were cultivated with sorghum and cowpeas, generating an estimated production of 928 tonnes of crops with a value of USD 538 492.
  • 48 ha of land were planted with vegetable seeds, resulting in an estimated production of 420 tonnes of vegetables with a value of USD 95 552.
  • There was an increased availability of food for beneficiary households, as well as in local markets.
  • After the livestock treatment and vaccination activities, there was an observed reduction in the number of contagious livestock diseases and animals were seen to be more healthy and productive.
  • The CAHW network increased the availability of veterinary services within reach of the targeted communities in North Kordofan and provided effective reporting of disease outbreaks to veterinary authorities.