Regional Pastoral Livelihoods Resilience Project

Project Profile

Sector: Agriculture

Subsector: Livestock

Code: 1363

Implementing Agency: Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries

Background:

This is a five year project being implemneted in selected IGAD countries including Uganda, kenya and Ethiopia. In Uganda its

's implemented by the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF) with the objective of enhancing the livelihood resilience of pastoral and agro-pastoral communities in cross border drought prone areas and improving the capacity of the country's government to respond promptly and effectively to an eligible crisis or emergency.

Objectives:

To enhance livelihood resilience of pastoral and agro-pastoral communities in cross-border drought prone areas of selected countries and improve the capacity of the countries' governments to respond promptly and effectively to an eligible crisis or emergency through:

  • Increasing access to sustainbly managed water and land resources for pastoral and agro-pastoral communities.
  • Developing and strengtheningmarket infrastructure and market information sysytems at National and regional levels.
  • Increasing pastoral and agro pastoral livelihood options.
  • Reducing risk due to drought and conflicts related to access to natural resources.

Visit the project website for more details: rplrpuganda.org