- Improving Livelihoods of Rural People in Darfur
Improving Livelihoods of Rural People in Darfur
|Loan Administrator||OPEC Fund for International Development|
|Co-financiers||WFP, AOAD, The Joint Mechanism|
|Total Project Cost (USDm)||6.10|
The proposed project aims to enhance food security as well as increase incomes, resilience to shocks and overall wellbeing of poor rural households in the Darfur region. Its specific objectives are post-conflict restoration and development of rural livelihood; transformation of traditional rained subsistence agriculture system into sustainable and market oriented system; and increase agricultural productivity, food security and income of smallholder farmer households.The Project will involve several complementary activities, including construction/rehabilitation of water harvesting and storage facilities, procurement and distribution of agriculture inputs and equipment, as well as capacity building and outreach activities targeting primarily rural poor smallholder farmer households, pastoralists and agro-pastoralists.