Multi Sectoral Development Project

This project is a joint program with TEAR Australia, integrating Food Security, Livelihoods and Nutrition/Health, including many gender aspects. It seeks to equitably strengthen and improve the environmental sustainability and productivity of 800HH in 16 communities in Vubwi and Chadiza districts, Zambia, while meeting the challenges of a changing climate and improving community resilience towards future shocks. Its overall objective is to improve livelihoods through increased household food security, health and equitable empowerment.

Activities

Main project activities include the following: - teaching community members about sanitation, hygiene and proper feeding of infants and young children - train and support participants in practicing sustainable agriculture techniques - establish demonstration plots for agricultural learnings - establish home gardens for households to grow produce and fruit trees - train farmers in food processing and preservation - establish Village Savings and Loans Association groups - increasing household food security while diversifying agricultural production - conduct community discussions on justice, rights and advocacy - empower participants to equitably engage in decision-making processes - conduct trainings in basic entrepreneurship

Additional information

Project is implemented in partnership with The Reformed Church of Zambia.

Locations

  • Zambia

Sectors

  • Agriculture
  • Economic Recovery and Development
  • Health
  • Human Rights Democracy and Governance
  • Capacity Strengthening for CSOs (general)
  • Water Sanitation and Hygiene
  • Gender
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