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2013

Drought Recovery Response in Ethiopia

Ethiopie

Titre : Drought Recovery Response in Ethiopia

Pays /Région : Ethiopie

Localisation  : Afar, Amhara, Somali and Tigray Regions

Code du projet : OSRO/ETH/302/JPN

Durée : 01/04/2013 - 31/03/2014

Présentation

Objectifs : To help improve the resilience of drought-affected smallholder farmers living in the belg/meher agro-ecological zones of the eastern highlands of Ethiopia and pastoral communities through improved crop and livestock production and natural resource management.

Activités : Distributed 2 222 quintals of teff, maize, wheat and rice seed to 15 870 households. •Distributed 7 500 banana plants and 4 500 mango seedlings to establish two nurseries and to 1 250 agropastoral households to start homestead gardening. •Trained 22 extension workers on wheat rust survey ; and 35 experts, 102 Development Agents and 1 575 farmers on integrated pest management (IPM). •Supported an international conference on chickpea, the annual conference of the Ethiopian Seed Growers and Producers’ Association, and the production of manuals on IPM and hybrid maize seed production. •Provided training and inputs for improved livestock feeding – processing and treating of crop residues, rehabilitation of rangelands, backyard fodder production. •Provided training and inputs for livestock product marketing – experience sharing visits, bookkeeping, construction of milk shop and livestock feed shade. •Vaccinated 4.2 million goats and sheep against PPR and sheep and goat pox and 1.9 million chickens against Newcastle disease. •Connected 168 active community animal health workers with 28 private pharmacies. •Conducted integrated watershed management practices at nine watersheds, benefiting 25 000 people. •Piloted school feeding programmes by training and linking smallholder farmers with schools to provide a steady supply of fresh produce.

Mots clés : ETHIOPIA, EASTERN AFRICA, SEEDS DISTRIBUTION, PEST INFESTATIONS, VACCINATION, RESOURCE PARTNERS, JAPAN,

Bénéficiaires : 15 870 households benefited from the crop production component, 11 038 households from the livestock component, some 25 000 smallholder farmers from the watershed management component and 4 486 students benefited from the school feeding component.

Partenaires : Ministry of Agriculture, regional, zone and woreda Pastoral, Agricultural and Rural Development Bureaus.

Financement : Japon

Contribution : USD 6 000 000

Annonce : FAO

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