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2010

Drought response and recovery : emergency food security assistance for the most vulnerable population in south Madagascar

Madagascar

Titre : Drought response and recovery : emergency food security assistance for the most vulnerable population in south Madagascar

Pays /Région : Madagascar

Localisation  : Southern Madagascar

Code du projet : OSRO/MAG/001/USA

Durée : 08/04/2010 - 31/03/2011

Présentation
Objectif (s) : To improve the food security of vulnerable households in the agricultural regions of southern Madagascar, and more specifically to enable them to promptly recover and improve their food security.

Activités : 200 kg of basic IRAT 204 variety sorghum seeds distributed to Seed Multiplying Farmers (SMFs). •In partnership with ALT, 32 small plots (totalling 31.55 ha) identified for multiplication. •In partnership with SIF, a 5 ha plot cultivated by a farmers’ association was identified. •35 SMFs, 13 animators, 2 ALT technicians and 30 farmers’ association members trained in sorghum seed production (including field preparation, fertilization, farming techniques, sorghum pests and diseases, harvesting, storage and packaging). •Training activities and distribution of seeds to vulnerable families planned within the Food Security and Livelihoods Subcluster. •Regular information on food security situation shared through the Subcluster.

Mots clés : MADAGASCAR, SOUTHERN AFRICA, UNITED STATES, DROUGHT, ISLANDS,

Bénéficiaires : 62 farmers (seed production) ; 4 540 farmers (from seeds produced) ; and 80 farmers, animators and NGO technicians (training).

Partenaires : Two NGOs : Andry-Lalana-Tohana (ALT) and Secours Islamique de France (SIF).

Financement : United States of America
Contribution : USD 300 000

Présentation : FAO

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