Dryland Agriculture Development
IN COLLABORATION WITH
MUDUG REGION AND NUGAL REGION – PUNTLAND STATE OF SOMALIA
DRYLAND AGRICULTURE DEVELOPMENT
The project aims to support local communities’ resilience towards drought and to mitigate the negative impact of Climate Change by improving the agricultural and livelihood sectors.
Phase 3: 2014 Mission in Somalia – training, completion of the work and sowing
Phase 2: 2013 Mission in Somalia – realization
Phase 1: 2012 Mission in Somalia – definition of the project and the partners
Local Entities Beneficiaries
Rural community of the region of Mudug, villages Roox, Farda-cune, Tarracaso e Godad
Rural community of the Nugal, villages Xamur, Ciin, Bocamo, Godob-jiraan
Improve the skills of the farmers providing basic knowledge for a proper management of water system and cultivation resources.
To build 100 shallow water wells and 3 deep water wells
To reduce conflicts among the local communities living in the border area between Puntland and Somaliland.
Nearly 3 000 families (about 18.000 people) benefits from the construction of the wells, among which are included about 1500 families of IDPs, who settled near the deeper wells, and over 1 000 nomad shepherds who use them for their families and for their livestock, in particular near the Galkayo area.
Construction of 100 shallow water wells and 3 deep water wells
6 training courses to 180 farmers on knowledge of soil, farming techniques, irrigation systems management and maintenance of materials
10% increase in agricultural productivity of the concerned region
Creation of an efficient irrigation system thanks to the supplied knapsack and pedal sprayer pumps and drainers. Seeds, food and other kind of plants planting in the brand new irrigated areas
Creation of a plants nursery managed by the University of Galkayo in order to safeguard native species and food species to combat desertification.