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Livelihood Assistance to Support Drought Affected Vulnerable Farmers in Sindh province in Pakistan

Livelihood Assistance to Support Drought Affected Vulnerable Farmers in Sindh province in Pakistan

Full title of the project:

Livelihood Assistance to Support Drought Affected Vulnerable Farmers in Sindh province in Pakistan

Target areas:

Tharparkar District

Recipient:
Contribution:
USD 150 000
10/04/2019-31/08/2019
Project code:
OSRO/PAK/902/USA
Objective:

To provide critical support to ensure food security and protect agriculture-based livelihoods of drought-affected populations in Sindh Province.

Key partners:

Department of Livestock and Dairy Development and the District Coordination Office.

Beneficiaries reached:

1 530 households (8 415 people).

Activities implemented:
  • Procured and distributed 482 tonnes of concentrated animal feed to 1 530 drought-affected households.
  • Trained all 1 530 beneficiary households on animal feed preparation and usage, and basic livestock husbandry practices through 29 orientation sessions in 14 villages.
Impact:
  • Protected the livestock assets of 1 530 households during the dry season, covering the nutritional requirements of 7 650 animals for three months.
  • Built smallholders’ capacity in livestock management.