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2012

RESILIENCE PLUS : A CLIMATE-FOCUSED RESPONSE TO THE FOOD CRISIS IN NIGER DEVELOPMENT OBJECTIVES : AGRICULTURE, FOOD AND NUTRITION

Niger

Titre : RESILIENCE PLUS : A CLIMATE-FOCUSED RESPONSE TO THE FOOD CRISIS IN NIGER DEVELOPMENT OBJECTIVES : AGRICULTURE, FOOD AND NUTRITION

Pays : Niger

Localisation : 60 villages in 4 targeted project communes : KEITA, KALFOU, TAMASKÉ and BAMBAYE

Durée : MAY 1, 2012 – APRIL 30, 2013

Interventions

Training :
* 60 local producers (26 women and 34 men) were trained in improved agricultural techniques for food and cash crops. 220 additional people
* (110 women and 110 men) in 10 different villages were trained in post-harvest business management, associative life and institutional strengthening for farmers associations.
* 120 volunteer educators from all four project communes trained to provide hygiene and nutritional health education.
* 879 women were trained in essential family practices and the preparation of different nutritional recipes for their children.

Seed Distribution :
* 15 tons of certified R1 HKP variety millet seed was purchased, transported and distributed to 3000 vulnerable households in 30 project sites.
* Seed beneficiaries received 5kg of certified millet seed each — enough to plant an estimated 0.5 hectares of millet

Cash for Work :
* 7,308 people (4,264 women and 3,044 men) earned a total of $290,641 by participating in Resilience Plus CFW activities.
* CFW participants recovered 1,214 hectares (approximately 3,000 acres) of communal land.

Donneurs : Lutheran World Relief ; USAID

Lutheran World Relief

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