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Household Food Security Rehabilitation


07/13 - 06/14


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Project: Household food security rehabilitation of smallholder communities and capacity building of their farmer organizations in flood 2010-affected areas of district Rahim Yar Khan and District Rajanpur. Description: Through this project the partner Help Foundation will rehabilitate food security and build the capacity of smallholder communities in quest of their agricultural self-reliance and food rights. Below are the main results envisaged under the project; # Establishment <(>&<)> support of farmer groups, capacity building of farmer associations # On-Farm/Non-Farm support to farmers # Awareness on Food Security, Land Rights, Women Rights <(>&<)> Media Coverage # Skill Development, provision of Equipments # FAs# linkages with farmers, NGO#s/INGO#s, Professional groups, government line departments and credit agencies In District Rajanpur, under the proposed project, HELP Foundation will address the long-awaited applications by the FAs for cooperation required from HELP Foundation in terms of financialgrants against the mini-budget projects generated and submitted by these FAs to HELP Foundation. These projects will encompass mainly advocacy, gender and governance related soft interventions/campaigns/researches etc. implemented mutually by FAs and HELPFoundation with technical guidance by Oxfam Novib. However in District Rahim Yar Khan, the proposed intervention will address the basic steps for rehabilitating the food security which was significantly hit by flood 2010 and damaged a large tract of geographical area of standing crops. No significant grass-root interventions have been made in the target areas. So, majority of the activities and major chunk of the budget will be executed in district Rahim Yar Khan. In the two target districts the projectwill directly benefit 400 small holder women and men beneficiaries representing 400 poor households. Three farmer associations working in the 2 two tehsils of Rajanpur and representing 800 small farming households will also be targeted within the project.

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