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2012

Emergency drought mitigation operation for livestock in Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe

Pays /Région : Zimbabwe

Localisation  : Matabeleland South, Matabeleland North, Midlands, Manicaland, Masvingo provinces

Code du projet : OSRO/ZIM/203/UK

Durée : 19/11/2012 - 31/10/2013

Présentation

Objectifs : To contribute to poverty reduction through protection of livestock assets.

Activités : Distributed 13 730 tonnes of stock feed, of which 10 383.8 tonnes was sold at a subsidized price of USD 6 per 50 kg bag. •Set up 18 community feedlots, cultivating 80 ha of fodder crops (velvet bean, lablab, cowpea and leucaena) around the feedlot sites. •Rehabilitated 349 boreholes and established Drought Mitigation Committees. •Procured, distributed and administered 260 000 foot-and-mouth (FMD) and 475 000 anthrax vaccines to 735 000 cattle. •Trained 216 extension officers on animal husbandry, animal health management, disease surveillance, livestock feeding regimes and fodder bank and feedlot establishment through the training of trainers method. •Produced a documentary on project beneficiaries to illustrate the impact of project activities.

Mots clés : ZIMBABWE, SOUTHERN AFRICA, ANIMAL PROTECTION, DROUGHT, RESOURCE PARTNERS, UNITED KINGDOM,

Bénéficiaires : 28 434 beneficiary households from the distribution of stock feed distribution ; 32 500 from foot-and-mouth vaccinations ; 59 375 from anthrax vaccinations ; and 17 200 from borehole rehabilitation.

Partenaires : Ministry of Agriculture, Mechanization and Irrigation Development and the NGOs World Vision, Caritas, Netherlands Development Organisation and Africare.

Financement : United Kingdom

Contribution : USD 8 919 750 EUR 5 500 000

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