Sectors: Agriculture - Fisheries, Employment, Health, Local development, Social Affairs
Beneficiaries: Administrations States, Corporations, Development NGOs, Federations Unions, International Organisation, Local and Regional authorities, Non-profit organisations, Research centres, Schools, SMEs, Training centres, Universities
Category: Call for proposals
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The global objective of this call for proposals is to improve food security and income for rural small holders of South Sudan.
Priorities and funded actions:
– To enhance a sustainable supply of agriculture and livestock inputs and services through the private sector.
– Enhance food production capacities by better access to inputs (seed and tools locally produced) and services (community extension/agents);
– Strengthening community based extension services, this shall promote: the use of good practices (including animal traction), postharvest losses reduction, sustainable value chains and marketing;
– Promote local inputs production (seeds and tools) to be locally marketed;
– Increase livelihoods / work opportunities in the target communities.
Among financed actions
– Provision of agricultural inputs through sustainable distribution schemes involving the private sector, including support to local seed producers and local blacksmiths;
– Support to livestock health and community-based veterinary services and promoting the commercialisation of livestock and livestock products;
– Train community based extension agents and use/adjourn extension manual produced by the former TA to EU;
– Improved nutrition through nutrition-specific and nutrition-sensitive programmes;
– Support to community-based organisations;
– Construction and maintenance of community infrastructure, such as village stores, threshing yards, protected water sources, market facilities, flood protection defences etc., using as much as possible the formula of cash/food for work;
– promotion of marketing initiatives linking production to markets (in particular the markets developed under ZEAT BEAD) and trade;
– Promotion of fisheries, including fish processing techniques and their value addition.