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Integrated Forestry Community Development Project (PRODEFI) (Senegal)


Titre : Integrated Forestry Community Development Project (PRODEFI) (Senegal)

Country : Senegal

Target Area : (project intervention villages) are 30 villages located near Bao Bolong river in Kaolack region. The total population of 30 villages is 10.583.

Loan Agreement : 2000
Schedule : Main Phase : January 15, 2000 – January 14, 2005 — Extended Phase : January 15, 2005 – March 31, 2008

Borrower : Senegal

Implementing Agency : Directorate for Waters, Forests, Hunting and Soil Conservation, Ministry of Environment and Nature Protection

Project Objective
This project was implemented with the purpose of improving livelihood and promoting sustainable natural resource management with the participation of local populations in dry land of Senegal.
Action programs for sustainable management of natural resources are initiated and implemented by local populations.
Main Phase : The extension model of sustainable natural resource management is established in the targeted areas.
Extended Phase : To implement the PRODEFI model as natural resource management extension model, improve it, and disseminate it in the target areas.

The purpose of this project is to design and disseminate a participatory development model named PRODEFI. The features of the PRODEFI model are 1) to implement training programs in the villages, to use local resources (people, material, fund), 3) to be responsive to local needs of training topic such as tree planting and vegetable growing, 4) not to select participants but to allow anyone to participate to encourage maximum participation. The implementation and dissemination of the PRODEFI model is carried out by the government, donor agencies and NGOs.

Total Cost : Main Phase : 651 million yen Extended Phase : 216 million yen

JICA (Japan International Cooperation Agency)

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