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2012

Water for Livestock in Garissa and Isiolo Counties, Northern Kenya

Kenya

Direction du Développement de la Coopération (Suisse)

Titre : Water for Livestock in Garissa and Isiolo Counties, Northern Kenya

The context of arid zones in Kenya calls for a greater emphasis on preventive approaches and drought risk management both on local and regional scales. Surface water facilities, provided by low cost systems with simple maintenance alongside rangeland management are a key element of water supply for livestock and drought resilience in North Kenya where more than 80% of the population are pastoralists.

Pays/Région : Kenya

Durée : 08.06.2012 - 30.09.2014

Groupes cibles : Indirectly, the project will benefit the whole 3 districts (Population 162’773) and the counties of Garissa and lsiolo in terms of water and rangeland awareness. 7 targeted communities (22’976 people - including 1 0’633 women) are the direct beneficiaries. 58 individuals at least (25 females) will participate to the trainings and 2’460 pastoralists (934 females) will be engaged in the Cash for Work schemes.

Results
Selection of NGO partners and private engineer consultants through an open tender * Project area inventory, data compilation and review (population, natural resources including water, livestock, etc.) and security analysis * Sites and communities selection and in depth baseline assessment * Design : infrastructures, training and cash for work components for 7 communities

Partenaires  : International Union for Conservation of Nature (ICUN) in consortium with Kenya Red Cross Society and Adeso Technical consultants : ADCL Ltd associated to BG Consulting Engineers CH and ASAL Ltd

Budget  : CHF 2’000’000

Coopération Suisse

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