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Rural Development Project in the Mountain Zones (PDRZM)


02/14 - 03/20


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The project aims to contribute to a reduction in poverty and to improve living conditions for 30,000 rural households in the mountain zones of the provinces of Séfrou and d'Azilal. Specifically it aims to strengthen their capacities in order to improve their incomes and resilience to the effects of climate change, by developing value chains based on sustainable natural resource use and diversification of the local economy. Direct project beneficiaries will mostly be women and their associations and groups, as well as youth lacking access to land. With regard to land and natural resource governance, the project intends to provide support for the formation and training of WUAs to manage the infrastructure improved by project activities.