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Dutch Committee for Afghanistan project with Kuchi

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  1. 1. Overview  Project overview  Progress to date- Dec, 2015 onward  Challenges  Recommendations of Inception period Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock Community Livestock and Agriculture Project(CLAP/IFAD) Livestock Development among the Pastoralists
  2. 2. Project location Kabul, Logar, Parwan Provinces Project start date 26, January, 2014 Project duration 6 years Total budget $ US 5 Million MAIL Leading implementer and owner of the project Donor IFAD (International Fund for Agricultural Development) Project Support Team Provide overall implementation, coordination and technical Support Provincial Community Council of Pastoralists Responsible for provincial level implementation and coordination Service Providers DCA, FAO, ICARDA and MRRD are ground level implementers
  3. 3. Goal To contribute to reduce poverty in rural Afghanistan Objective  Improve food, feed and nutritional security of animals (directly) and humans (indirectly)  Create a self-sustaining network of high quality animal health care providers  Enhance livelihoods and resilience against predictable livestock emergencies of Pastoralists communities
  4. 4. Component Major activities Beneficiary Livestock Development among the Pastoralists 1. Improve Pastoralists access to veterinary services 2. Train livestock owner through extension 3. Alternative livelihood for settled Pastoralists 4. Rangeland management through key forage species 5. Improve access to markets and value of products through value chain development 6. Restocking of those Pastoralists interested in nomadic life 7. Facilitate year -around feeding for Pastoralists herds Integrated approach with partners where possible 20,000 HHs
  5. 5. 1. Livestock and Livestock Products are the key entry point 2. Sustained engagement with strategic sequencing of interventions which are conflict sensitive 3. Community based approach 4. Identify bottlenecks- Pasture access 5. Establish councils at ground, and provincial level 6. Understand the Pastoralists logic. Implement in both seasonal locations and migratory route 7. Flexibility with a ‘ground’ up approach
  6. 6. Need Assessment Survey carried out in targeted districts, data entry completed Project orientation meetings held with community
  7. 7.  VFU assessment survey completed, 13 out of 20 selected  Hygiene Kits distributed to Female Extension Groups  18 BVWs(Basic Veterinary Workers) Pastoralist trained  Extension Training Workshop for VFU and field staff conducted  15 Female Pastoralist self-help groups established
  8. 8. Subsidized deworming campaign, 86,541 sheep, goats and Cattle of the Pastoralists community dewormed
  9. 9. Established two Animals fodder banks
  10. 10. 10 Para-vet trained and support by the Pastoralists from target Area.
  11. 11. Paravet Activities in the Field
  12. 12. Activities Vaccination, Deworming and Treatment by VFU Year Wise 2014 2015 Vaccination 126010 213990 Treatment 62307 86996 Deworming 125970 180965
  13. 13. Extension tools
  15. 15.  Can not deliver service to Past. in insecure area (Winter settlement - 5 months ( Oct-Feb) in (Nangarhar, Laghman, Khost …..) • Summer settlement (Logar, Kabul, Parwan)- 7 months  Pastoralist are leaving pastoralism ( no any service to them)  Problem of migration path with farmers  Pasture problem and conflict with farmers
  16. 16.  Lack of education and health services among the mobile Pastoralists  Restocking issues
  17. 17. • To Extend the Project activities to other provinces
  18. 18. We welcome your questions Thank you for your attention