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2014

Scaling up Climate-Smart Agroforestry Technologies for improved market access, food and nutritional security in Mali (SmAT-Scaling) -"Feed-the-Future"

Mali

Titre : Scaling up Climate-Smart Agroforestry Technologies for improved market access, food and nutritional security in Mali (SmAT-Scaling) -"Feed-the-Future"

Pays/Région : Mali

Durée : Oct 2014 to Sep 2019

Localisation : The project focus on a sub-set of the 109 communes that comprise the Feed the Future zone across Sikasso, Segou, Koulikoro, Kayes, Mopti and Timbuktu with activities across 810 villages.

Objectifs
1.Identify tree-based, climate-smart agriculture practices from existing options and disseminate them using village-based extension approaches ; * 2.Promote community-based tree seed/seedling production and delivery systems and ; * 3.Develop diversified market opportunities for tree products with high nutritional and economic value ; * 4.Create awareness about and improve rural communities’ consumption of nutritious tree products, including fruits and leafy vegetables for improved food and nutritional security, especially during the hungry season ; * 5.Improve awareness among policy makers and development actors for a widespread adoption of tree-based climate smart practices ; and * 6.Strengthen the capacity of stakeholders, including poor rural communities, for better adaptation to climate extremes and disasters, and set up innovation platforms for knowledge sharing and co-learning. * 7.Develop public – private partnership (PPP) on Shea, Beeswax and Jatropha value chains
Project gender specific objectives in terms of : •Create awareness and improve rural communities consumption of tree-based nutritious tree products including fruits and tree-based leafy vegetable for improved food and nutritional security •Improve the quality and competiveness of shea products, strengthening cooperative organization, finances and management as well as improving food and nutrition security •Create wealth to improve livelihoods and strengthen the resiliency of rural women through the development of sustainable organic beeswax production and marketing •Set up an efficient supply chain of Jatropha grains collection, install a soap factory unit and add value to the press cake through processing into organic fertilizer and add glycerin valuation for soap.

Partenaires : The Project, funded by USAID-Mali, is being implemented by the World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF) for a period of five years [2014-2019]. Field activities are being implemented in partnership with Aga Khan Foundation (AKF), World Vision Mali (WV) and Catholic Relief Services (CRS), the Interchurch Organization for Development Cooperation (ICCO Cooperation), Mali Biocarburant SA (MBSA), the Near East Foundation (NEF), Institut d’Economie Rurale (IER) and Regional Directorates of Agriculture and Forest (DRA & DREF).

Financement : United States Agency for International Development (USAID)

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