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2012

Rehabilitation of Degraded Catchments in Elabered sub region (Eritrea)

Erythrée

Titre : Rehabilitation of Degraded Catchments in Elabered sub region (Eritrea)

Pays : Erythrée

Numéro projet : ERI/SGP/OP5/Y2/CORE/LD/12/02

Domaine : Land Degradation

Durée : 2012-2014

Bénéficiaires : NATIONAL UNION OF ERITREAN WOMEN – ANSEBA REGION

Présentation
Project site lies within Elabered –Subregion of Ansbeba Administrative Region, which is about 20 Km east of Keren town, the capital of the Region.The main environmental problems in Elabered Sub-region are human induced activities of deforestation to expand agricultural land, selling of forest products to subsidize household income and limited efforts to regenerate/plant trees while cutting for many other purposes. The principal source of energy of the residents is firewood.Livelihood of the population depends on rain-fed agriculture, rearing of livestock and petty trading.
This project, Rehabilitation of Degraded Catchments in three Kebabis of Elabered Sub-Region namely Debresina, Shib-Seleba and Era-Tahtay is envisaged to address land degradation problem by engaging local actors in environmental conservation through building their capacities and undertaking proper Soil & Water Conservation practices and afforestation measures. This is a two year project targeting a total population of 8,275 or 1,508 households whereby the direct beneficiaries are 900 women who heads households. The project intervenes in awareness raising, delineation of protected area of 30 ha, soil and water conservation works, planting of drought resistant tree species and training of trainers (TOT) to selected 60 women on improved traditional stove, which the techniques and methods of constructing the improved traditional stove will eventually be widely transferred by the trainers to every household in the communities. Hence, the impacts of the project are eco-friendly that will sustain after the project life.

Financement
Grant Amount (GEF Small Grants Programme) : US$ 50,000.00
Co-Financing Cash : US$ 7,000.00
Co-Finanshing in-Kind : US$ 358,452.00

GEF Small Grants Programme

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