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Renforcement des moyens de subsistance des ménag es vulnérables au Niger

Renforcement des moyens de subsistance des ménag es vulnérables au Niger

Full title of the project:

Renforcement des moyens de subsistance des ménag es vulnérables d’agriculteurs et éleveurs affectés par la crise alimentaire de 2010

Target areas:

Doutchi and Filingué departments

Recipient:
Donor:
Contribution:
USD 961 538
EUR 700 000
Implementation:
01/03/2011-28/02/2012
Project code:
OSRO/NER/102/FIN
Objective:

To contribute to improving the food security of households affected by the 2010 food crisis.

Key partners:

Ministry of Agriculture and other local stakeholders, Cellule crise alimentaire, the Early Warning System, as well as international and national NGOs.

Beneficiaries reached:

16 500 vulnerable households.

Activities implemented:
  • Provided 7 500 vaccinated goats as well as 50 kg of animal feed.
  • Provided 800 kg of vegetable and 115 tonnes of potato seeds.
  • Cultivated 1 138 ha of vegetable crops including 35 school gardens.
  • Trained beneficiaries on agricultural production and marketing techniques and nutrition.
Impact:
  • Strengthened livelihoods of 16 500 families through improving food coverage and children’s diet, as well as generating additional income.
  • Restored food and livestock production activities, particularly for women.
  • Achieved a total production of 8 939 tonnes of vegetables, ie USD 356 per household.
  • Strengthened the partnership between the Government of Niger and different stakeholders.