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2013

Emergency support to protect agriculture-based livelihoods of vulnerable households in Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso

Titre : Emergency support to protect agriculture-based livelihoods of vulnerable households in Burkina Faso

Pays /Région : Burkina Faso

Localisation  : provinces of Ganzourgou, Oudalan, Séno and Zondoma

Code du projet : OSRO/BKF/204/ITA

Durée : 08/04/2013 -07/04/2014

Présentation
Objectifs : To improve the food and nutrition security of vulnerable populations and strengthen their resilience to reduce their vulnerability to future climatic shocks.
Activités : Purchased the following inputs : 500 fattening sheep, 1 950 small ruminants for breeding, 190 tonnes of animal feed, 3.6 tonnes of fodder seeds, 77 500 lt of veterinary drugs, 900 sickles and 22.5 tonnes of fertilizer. •Distributed 500 fattening sheep to 250 vulnerable households in Ganzourgou. •Distributed 1 950 small ruminants for breeding to 650 vulnerable farmers in Oudalan, Séno and Zondoma. •Provided two herders’ groups with animal feed, veterinary drugs and capacity building regarding dairy production. •Ensured animal vaccination against pasteurellosis and parasites. •Rehabilitated four drilling wells. •Constructed one single file chute, one hayloft and one pastoral well. •Rehabilitated 229 ha of degraded land. •Provided training on various topics, including related to degraded land, as well as sheep fattening, fodder cropping and cutting and making hay for the 250 beneficiaries of the sheep fattening component. •Set up workshops on the issue of ruminant feed in Burkina Faso and project results

Mots clés : BURKINA FASO, WESTERN AFRICA, RESOURCE PARTNERS, ITALY,

Bénéficiaires : 900 vulnerable households and two herders’ groups.

Partenaires : The Direction régionale des ressources animals et halieutiques, Non-governmental Organizations and livestock decentralized offices.

Financement : Italie
Contribution : USD 928 308

Présentation : FAO

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