Water for livelihood improvement of pastoralist communities

Currently implemented in Afar, Ayissaita district this project benefits 80 households (over 400 direct beneficiaries). From its start in September 2013 it uses the Awash River as entry point for diversification of livelihood strategies of pastoralist communities to improve the food security status of all target households.

Objective

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Achievment

80pastoralisthouseholds changed the practice of livelihood and harvested crops twice a year
• Two nursery sites established and 6,000 seedlings of multipurpose trees are developed.
• 80 households developed life skill in child rearing, WASH and nutrition
• During the intervention time each beneficiaries’ has got a dividend of 2,000 birr
• The 80 households engaged in bulls fattening as a result of income generated from crop cultivation