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 assistance for immediate protection of livelihoods and food security in flood affected Pakistan

Emergency assistance for immediate protection of livelihoods and food security in flood affected Pakistan

Full title of the project:

Emergency assistance for immediate protection of livelihoods and food security through provision of critical livestock inputs in the flood affected areas of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Target areas:

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Recipient:
Contribution:
USD 2 541 296
EUR 2 000 000
Implementation:
01/09/2010-28/02/2011
Project code:
OSRO/PAK/009/EC
Objective:

To provide assistance to vulnerable livestock farmers in the flood-affected area to protect and restore livestock productivity.

Key partners:

The Ministry of Food and Agriculture and 11 national and international non-government organizations.

Beneficiaries reached:

39 000 households (312 000 individuals).

Activities implemented:
  • Provision of emergency livestock packages to 39 000 severely floodaffected households, each receiving supplementary animal feed (120 kg); de-wormer tablets (250 mg per bolus) and materials to construct temporary animal shelters (39 000 sets).
  • Training for 39 000 beneficiaries (including 8 600 women) on the effective use of project inputs and good livestock production techniques, including a technical handout and tips on keeping animals healthy and productive.
Impact:
  • Livestock survival and productivity safeguarded through the provision of quality inputs.
  • Capacity of flood-affected households enhanced through training in appropriate livestock techniques.
  • Cost-effectiveness achieved through ensuring productive assets were kept alive, thus avoiding the need for animal restocking/purchase.