Últimos proyectos destacados
- Strengthening national capacity to prevent and control to emerging and re-emerging pandemic threats including influenza A in Bangladesh12/01/2017
- Appui à la réinsertion des retournés de République Centrafricaine (RCA) et soutien aux communautés hôtes au Tchad-VOLET FAO 23/12/2016
- Protection d’urgence des ressources d’élevage des éleveurs et des agropasteurs affectés par les impacts du phénomène El Niño en Éthiopie22/12/2016
- Resuming agriculture and income opportunities for communities affected by the CAR crisis22/11/2016
Emergency and early recovery support to protect, restore and improve host communities' food security and livelihoods in Kenya
Emergency and early recovery support to protect, restore and improve host communities' food security and livelihoods around Dadaab Refugee camp
To reduce tensions between Dadaab refugees and the host community by improving the food security and nutrition situation of the host community around Dadaab refugee camp.
Ministries of Livestock, Water and Irrigation, District and Provincial Agriculture Offices, NGOs (ADESO, VSF-Belgium, VSF-Swiss, CARE International) and participating communities.
11 817 households, exceeding the planned 10 000 households.
- 700 households received 2.25 kg of meat every week for eight weeks through vouchers.
- 406 500 sheep and goats vaccinated against PPR and CCPP, de-wormed and protected against ecto-parasites.
- Five Village Community Bank groups set up for different income-generating activities (butchery, fodder production) and their 160 members trained.
- Exchange visits between Jarajara and Dadaab for 10 people to initiate trade links.
- Two water pans de-silted through a cash- and voucher-for-work programme.
- Three boreholes rehabilitated, six borehole operators and four water users’ committees trained in their management and maintenance.
- 12 irrigation schemes rehabilitated and an additional 108 ha of land opened for cropping.
- Crop diversification promoted through 12 farmer/pastoral field schools with a membership of 293 people.
- Contributed to improving overall food and nutrition security of host communities.
- Meat vouchers ensured the most vulnerable had access to vital proteins, while the new butchers set up have provided employment and a source of income for pastoralists.
- Food and fodder production increased as a result of the opening of 108 ha of land.
- Water use efficiency increased by rehabilitating boreholes and water harvesting structures, lining canals with leak-proof polythene sheets, redesigning canals, etc.
- Improved access to water during the dry season improved the body condition of herds and reduced livestock mortality.
- Post-vaccination follow-up after the 2012 short rains established that none of the beneficiaries reported the loss of goats and sheep to PPR, demonstrating that vital livestock assets were effectively protected.