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Zimbabwe emergency drought mitigation operation for livestock 2013 – 2014


Titre : Zimbabwe emergency drought mitigation operation for livestock 2013 – 2014

Pays /Région : Zimbabwe

Localisation  : Midlands, Masvingo and Matebeleland South provinces

Code du projet : OSRO/ZIM/302/UK

Durée : 15/10/2013 - 31/03/2014


Objectifs : To contribute to poverty reduction through the protection of livestock assets, thereby ensuring food and income security support to cattle owners in the smallholder sector.

Activités : Provided 18 991 tonnes of subsidized stock feed, of which 12 560 tonnes was survival feed and 6 431 tonnes was pen fattening meal. •Procured material to construct 18 community feedlots. •Established public-private community partnerships to help form input and output market linkages among feedlotters and abattoirs. •Rehabilitated 94 boreholes and constructed water-holding troughs. •Supported 38 village pump minders and ten builders through the provision of training. •Procured 1 577 300 doses of foot and mouth disease (FMD) vaccine and 345 000 doses of anthrax vaccine, and provided them to the Department of Livestock and Veterinary Services (DLVS) to conduct vaccination campaigns in the project and surrounding areas. •Trained 126 DLVS field extension officers on various aspects of animal health and husbandry management, the •Livestock Emergency Guidelines and Standards, and animal disease surveillance.


Bénéficiaires : 21 653 livestock-dependent households directly benefited from the provision of subsidized stock feed ; an average of 7 050 households from borehole rehabilitation ; and 11 843 livestock owners from extension support.

Partenaires : The Ministry of Agriculture, Mechanization and Irrigation Development, and the Non-governmental Organizations Africare, Christian Care, Netherlands Development Organisation, Sustainable Agriculture Trust and World Vision.

Financement : United Kingdom
Contribution : USD 12 144 682 GBP 7 450 000

Présentation : FAO

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