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2016

Building household and community resilience and response capacity to shocks and stresses in Somalia

Somalie

Titre : Building household and community resilience and response capacity to shocks and stresses in Somalia

Pays /Région : Somalie

Localisation  : Puntland, Somaliland and south-central Somalia

Code du projet : OSRO/SOM/601/USA

Durée : 01/01/2016-31/03/2017

Présentation
Objectif (s) : To increase the resilience of vulnerable households to shocks and stresses through restored production capacity and value addition, temporary employment, and animal disease control.
Activités : Provided 2 800 households in Belet Weyne and Baidoa Districts with quality farming inputs, including 22.5 tonnes of sorghum, 26 tonnes of maize and 28 tonnes of cowpea seed, and 130 tonnes of DAP and 130 tonnes of urea fertilizers. Trained 780 lead farmers in good agricultural practices, integrated pest management, water use and management practices, and post-harvest management. Procured 84 000 multi-layered polypropylene storage bags (with 50 kg capacity each) and 672 kg of assorted vegetable seed for distribution ahead of the 2017 gu harvest. Vaccinated 3 747 324 goats belonging to 96 683 households in Somaliland and south-central Somalia against contagious caprine pleuropneumonia. Treated 1 734 389 livestock belonging to 43 359 households against common infectious conditions, ecto-parasites and endo-parasites. Distributed 480 collapsible water tanks with a total water holding capacity of 4.8 million litres. Transferred timely cash vouchers to 4 000 vulnerable households in return for labour rehabilitating productive infrastructure, amounting to a total of USD 694 062. Facilitated the rehabilitation infrastructure through cash-for-work activities, including five soil bunds and 20 water catchments (with water storage capacity of 106 256 m3), and closed 29 river embankments along the Juba River ahead of the onset of the rains. Engaged 400 beneficiaries in water, sanitation and hygiene committees and trained them in the operation, maintenance and management of the rehabilitated infrastructure.

Mots clés : SOMALIA, EASTERN AFRICA, HORN OF AFRICA, DROUGHT IN THE HORN OF AFRICA, RESILIENCE, ANIMAL DISEASE, ANIMAL HEALTH, SEEDS DISTRIBUTION, FERTILIZERS, GOOD PRACTICES, WATER MANAGEMENT, VACCINATION, WATER, CASH FOR WORK, TRAINING, RESOURCE PARTNERS, UNITED STATES,

Bénéficiaires : 170 842 households (26 percent women-headed).

Partenaires : Non-governmental Organizations, Livestock Professional Associations and the Ministries of Livestock of the Federal Government, Puntland and Somaliland.

Financement : USA

Contribution : USD 5 500 000

Présentation : FAO

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