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Sectors: Humanitarian, Local development, Public Management, Services

Beneficiaries: Development NGOs, Local and Regional authorities, Non-profit organisations

Regions: Africa-Carribean-Pacific, European Economic Area, European Union

Category: Call for Proposals

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Kenya

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Funds for: Contributing towards increased resilience of communities in ASAL areas to drought
Main beneficiaries: NGO, public sector operator, local authority

Responsible: European Commission

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Funds for: Contributing towards increased resilience of communities in ASAL areas of Kenya to drought and other effects of climate change
Main beneficiaries: NGO, public sector operator, local authority

Priorities and funded actions:

Objectives
– Enhancing food and nutrition security of vulnerable households, especially for women and children;
– Generating sustainable livelihoods and protect productive assets

Priorities
– Implemented productive, climate resilient and nutrition sensitive agriculture and livestock production strategies and measures;
– Sustainably protected and safeguarded key productive household assets and community investments against recurrent droughts and the effects of climate change and strengthened recovery capacities;
– Strengthened county administrative services, cross-sectoral collaboration and local livelihood initiatives

Among financed actions
– Promotion of rainwater harvesting and storage techniques for improved crop/horticulture;
– Promotion of pasture/rangeland management and fodder production through controlled/rotational grazing and introduction of drought-tolerant fodder trees, shrubs and grasses;
– Improved availability and home consumption of naturally occurring foods such as honey, tree fruits, nuts, leaves and others