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Pastoral Community Development Project Phase II (PCDP II)

$1200000.00

07/10 - 09/15

Completed

This project is part of

General

The project builds on successes of the first phase and aims to deliver basic social services, reduce rural poverty and enhance economic growth to 600,000 households in 57 districts in the Afar, Oromia, Somali and Southern regions. It also builds the institutional capacity of pastoral community organizations and local governments, moreover it will strengthen the resilience of pastoralists and agro-pastoralists to external shocks while improving their livelihoods. With regard to land and natural resource governance, the project supports land use planning, it promotes participatory approaches enhancing access to land by the rural poor, water and financial services and strengthening traditional institutions at the community level in pastoral areas. Women and men in pastoral and agro-pastoral communities designed and implemented Community Action Plans (CAPs) according to their own development priorities.