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2012

Improved food and nutrition security of vulnerable households in Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe

Pays /Région : Zimbabwe

Localisation  : Manicaland, Mashonaland East, Mashonaland West, Masvingo, Matabeleland North, Matabeleland South, Midlands

Code du projet : OSRO/ZIM/202/UK

Durée : 17/08/2012 - 31/07/2014

Présentation

Objectifs : To contribute to poverty and chronic malnutrition reduction, increased production and productivity, and improved commercialization of smallholder agriculture in Zimbabwe.

BMP - 105.4 ko

Activités : •Provided and subsidized paper and e-vouchers valued at USD 160 for crop and livestock inputs. In the first year, beneficiaries paid one-fifth of the cost and in the second year half the cost. •Supplied 48 540 households with goats, veterinary drugs, equipment, chickens, cattle, donkeys and feed. •Enabled 40 260 households to purchase basal and top dressing fertilizer, and maize, groundnut, sorghum, cowpea, roundnut, millet and sugar bean seeds from agrodealers. •Supplied 1 200 households with both crop and livestock vouchers. •Trained 93 agrodealers on the voucher procedures, agrodealer roles, stock management, record keeping and other good business practices. •Trained 9 843 farmers (60 percent women) through 56 field days demonstrating agricultural best practices for crop and livestock production.

Mots clés : ZIMBABWE, SOUTHERN AFRICA, INPUT DISTRIBUTION, FOOD AND NUTRITION SECURITY, RESOURCE PARTNERS, UNITED KINGDOM,

Bénéficiaires : A total of 90 000 vulnerable farming households benefited from agricultural vouchers provided by the project. Additionally, a total of 46 800 farmers received training and extension support (78 percent beneficiaries).

Partenaires : NGOs, the Ministry of Agriculture Mechanization and Irrigation Development and the Department of Livestock and Veterinary Services.

Financement : United Kingdom

Contribution : USD 15 786 200

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