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2015

Productive safety nets as a tool to reinforce the resilience in the Sahel

Sahel

Titre : Productive safety nets as a tool to reinforce the resilience in the Sahel

Pays /Région : Sahel

Localisation  : Mali and Mauritania

Code du projet : OSRO/RAF/502/FIN

Durée : 13/04/2015-28/02/2017

Présentation
Objectif (s) : To increase the resilience to shocks of vulnerable households in food-insecure regions in Mali and Mauritania.
Activités : Provided : 625 households each with three goats (one male and two females), 50 kg of animal feed and a cash transfer (of USD 35 in Mali and USD 56 in Mauritania) ; 625 households each with a cash transfer (of USD 160 in Mali and USD 270 in Mauritania) ; 75 households each with four goats (one male and three females), 300 kg of livestock feed and a cash transfer (USD 32) ; and 75 households each with a cash transfer (USD 160). Organized trainings on nutrition education, benefiting 74 trainees in Mali where 36 culinary demonstration kits and 16 boxes of soap were also distributed. Carried out nutrition awareness campaigns and two cooking demonstrations reaching 500 beneficiaries. Conducted complementary trainings on good practice of livestock breeding and follow-up missions to assess the conditions of the animals distributed. Carried out technical trainings aimed at helping highly vulnerable, poor and food-insecure households boost their livelihoods and production capacities, and zoo-technical and animal health monitoring missions. Developed a monitoring and evaluation framework to assess how the situation prior to the intervention compared with after. Organized a regional workshop to capitalize on project results and exchange on lessons learned. Carried out a study to scale up cash+ and extend activities to Burkina Faso, Chad, the Niger and Senegal. Produced communication material (e.g. fact sheets, photo galleries, etc.).

Mots clés : MALI, MAURITANIA, WESTERN AFRICA, SAHEL, RESILIENCE, CASH-BASED TRANSFERS, CASH+, LIVESTOCK, LIVELIHOODS, OSRO/RAF/502/FIN, RESILIENCE, ANIMAL FEED, NUTRITION EDUCATION, GOOD PRACTICES, TRAINING, MONITORING, WORKSHOP, RESOURCE PARTNERS, FINLAND,

Bénéficiaires : 1 400 households.

Partenaires : Government decentralized services of the Ministries of Agriculture and Livestock in both countries, international and national Non-governmental Organizations and microfinance institutions.

Financement : Finland

Contribution : USD 1 274 302

Présentation : FAO

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