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    Assistance d’urgence pour les petits exploitants affectes par la secheresse induite par el niño en Éthiopie- TCP/ETH/3504 2017
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    Malgré les efforts du gouvernement pour réduire la pauvreté et l’insécurité alimentaire, l’Éthiopie reste l’un des pays les plus pauvres du monde, avec environ 25 millions de personnes vivant dans une extrême pauvreté. Le pays est exposé à un large éventail de risques naturels, en particulier à la sécheresse récurrente, comme celle induite par El Niño dans les régions d’Amhara et Tigray en 2014/15. L’objectif du projet était de fournir une assistance d’urgence dans ces régions pour les petits ex ploitants familiaux vulnérables touchés par la sécheresse de 2014/15, et qui étaient nombreux à avoir épuisé leurs réserves de semences. Cette aide a consisté à offrir des formations et à distribuer des semences de céréales, de pommes de terre et de légumes et des outils manuels pour les aider à préparer, s’occuper et récolter les cultures de pommes de terre et de légumes obtenues grâce aux semences distribuées.
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    Emergency Support to Households Affected by El Niño-Induced Drought in the Kingdom of Eswatini - TCP/SWA/3601 2019
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    The agriculture sector is crucial to the livelihoods of over 70 percent of the rural population in the Kingdom of Eswatini, most of whom are subsistence farmers. The country faces a number of challenges to agricultural production, including drought induced by El Niño. In February 2016, the El Niño-induced drought was declared a national disaster, causing serious implications for approximately 35 000 households who were not be able to afford inputs for planting, as well as many other farmers who experienced a drastic decline in harvest. The aim of the project was to support 2 500 of the most vulnerable households affected by the drought through the provision of emergency assistance in the form of training and technical support on the use of Climate-smart Agriculture (CSA) technologies and seed and hand tool distribution.
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    Emergency Assistance to Mitigate the Impact of El Niño-Induced Drought on Livelihoods of Vulnerable Agricultural and Agropastoral Households in Zambia - TCP/ZAM/3703 2020
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    The agriculture sector in Zambia supports the livelihoods of nearly 85 percent of the population, which includes 17 million people located across three agroecological zones. The sector is currently facing an increasing number of hazards, such as recurrent dry spells, floods and pest insurgences, which affect crops and livestock of economic importance. The effects of drought, in particular, are being exacerbated by increased occurrences of El Niño weather patterns. Moreover, drier conditions are likely to lead to increased insurgences of pests, such as the fall armyworm (FAW), and cases of livestock disease. Prior to the project, the 2018/19 National Contingency Plan, which was jointly developed by the Government, UN agencies and non-governmental organizations, estimated that 609 608 agriculture-dependent households would be affected by extreme weather conditions, with around 280 000 people requiring food assistance. The affected population would also require emergency assistance that enables them to engage in agricultural activities to rebuild their livelihoods. To mitigate the effects of El Niño-induced drought in Zambia, the project sought not only to protect existing livelihood assets, including crops and livestock, against potential threats, but also promote agricultural practices and effective surveillance measures that support production.
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    Assistance d’urgence pour les petits exploitants affectes par la secheresse induite par el niño en Éthiopie- TCP/ETH/3504 2017
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    Malgré les efforts du gouvernement pour réduire la pauvreté et l’insécurité alimentaire, l’Éthiopie reste l’un des pays les plus pauvres du monde, avec environ 25 millions de personnes vivant dans une extrême pauvreté. Le pays est exposé à un large éventail de risques naturels, en particulier à la sécheresse récurrente, comme celle induite par El Niño dans les régions d’Amhara et Tigray en 2014/15. L’objectif du projet était de fournir une assistance d’urgence dans ces régions pour les petits ex ploitants familiaux vulnérables touchés par la sécheresse de 2014/15, et qui étaient nombreux à avoir épuisé leurs réserves de semences. Cette aide a consisté à offrir des formations et à distribuer des semences de céréales, de pommes de terre et de légumes et des outils manuels pour les aider à préparer, s’occuper et récolter les cultures de pommes de terre et de légumes obtenues grâce aux semences distribuées.
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    Emergency Support to Households Affected by El Niño-Induced Drought in the Kingdom of Eswatini - TCP/SWA/3601 2019
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    No results found.

    The agriculture sector is crucial to the livelihoods of over 70 percent of the rural population in the Kingdom of Eswatini, most of whom are subsistence farmers. The country faces a number of challenges to agricultural production, including drought induced by El Niño. In February 2016, the El Niño-induced drought was declared a national disaster, causing serious implications for approximately 35 000 households who were not be able to afford inputs for planting, as well as many other farmers who experienced a drastic decline in harvest. The aim of the project was to support 2 500 of the most vulnerable households affected by the drought through the provision of emergency assistance in the form of training and technical support on the use of Climate-smart Agriculture (CSA) technologies and seed and hand tool distribution.
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    Emergency Assistance to Mitigate the Impact of El Niño-Induced Drought on Livelihoods of Vulnerable Agricultural and Agropastoral Households in Zambia - TCP/ZAM/3703 2020
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    No results found.

    The agriculture sector in Zambia supports the livelihoods of nearly 85 percent of the population, which includes 17 million people located across three agroecological zones. The sector is currently facing an increasing number of hazards, such as recurrent dry spells, floods and pest insurgences, which affect crops and livestock of economic importance. The effects of drought, in particular, are being exacerbated by increased occurrences of El Niño weather patterns. Moreover, drier conditions are likely to lead to increased insurgences of pests, such as the fall armyworm (FAW), and cases of livestock disease. Prior to the project, the 2018/19 National Contingency Plan, which was jointly developed by the Government, UN agencies and non-governmental organizations, estimated that 609 608 agriculture-dependent households would be affected by extreme weather conditions, with around 280 000 people requiring food assistance. The affected population would also require emergency assistance that enables them to engage in agricultural activities to rebuild their livelihoods. To mitigate the effects of El Niño-induced drought in Zambia, the project sought not only to protect existing livelihood assets, including crops and livestock, against potential threats, but also promote agricultural practices and effective surveillance measures that support production.

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