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Enabling Land Degradation Neutrality and mitigation of greenhouse gas emissions in Cameroon's Sudano-Sahelia

Enabling Land Degradation Neutrality and mitigation of greenhouse gas emissions in Cameroon's Sudano-Sahelia

€1999000.5

07/22 - 07/22

Completed

This project is part of

Objectives

To enable land degradation neutrality (LDN) and mitigation of greenhouse gas emissions in the production landscapes of Cameroon's Sudano-Sahelian agroecological zone.

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Note: Disbursement data provided is cumulative and covers disbursement made by the project Agency.

Target Groups

1. The project will deliver the following socio-economic benefits to agro-pastoralist and indigenous communities, women and youth SMEs in the North and Far North regions: - At least 700 women and youth trained and engaged in nursery business operations; - At least 8,300 smallholders and indigenous and local community members (50% women) have benefited from trainings on sustainable land and water management practices and on restoration techniques; - Gender-sensitive land use plans and facilitation of secure land access rights to men and women and indigenous communities. 2. Furthermore, the project contributes to two of the four pillars[1] of decent work: Pillar 1: Employment creation and enterprise development, which contains specific elements on: supporting smallholder farmers and SMEs in accessing training, and productive assets, including land. Pillar 4: Governance and social change, with engagement of communities and smallholder associations and groups including women and youth, in land use planning and policy processes, and in implementation. [1] http://www.fao.org/3/i1937e/i1937e.pdf