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2018

Emergency agriculture assistance to returnees, IDPs and host communities affected by the insurgency in northeastern Nigeria

Nigeria

Titre : Emergency agriculture assistance to returnees, IDPs and host communities affected by the insurgency in northeastern Nigeria

Pays /Région : Nigeria
Localisation : Adamawa, Borno and Yobe

Code projet : OSRO/NIR/808/SWI

Durée : 21/08/2018-30/04/2019

Objectif  : To improve food security and enhance the productive capacity of conflict-affected populations in Borno, Adamawa and Yobe States.

Partenaires : World Food Programme and Federal and State Ministries of Agriculture.

Bénéficiaires : 11 500 households.

Activités
* Distributed a total of 35.15 tonnes of seeds (okra, tomato, onion, amaranth, cabbage, carrot and rice) and 250 tonnes of fertilizer to 10 000 beneficiary households.
* Distributed a total amount of NGN 12 150 000 (USD 33 657) of vouchers worth NGN 8 100 [USD 22]/household to 1 500 internally displaced people (IDPs), to purchase fresh foods (beans, sweet potatoes, pepper, tomatoes, etc.) and a crate of 30 eggs.
* Established 18 new farmer field schools (FFS) benefiting 405 farmers across seven local government areas of Adamawa and Yobe states and trained beneficiaries on agricultural practises, including general crop management, modern fertilizer application, post-harvest management, composting and pest management.
* Conducted a refresher training for 20 FFS facilitators on how to support conflict-affected farmers in the northeast and to manage at least two FFS per facilitator.

Financement : Switzerland

Contribution : USD 804 829

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