Integrated Recovery and Resilience Project, East Mandera, Kenya



Contract partner: Österreichisches Rotes Kreuz Country: Kenia Funding amount: € 550.000,00 Project start: 01.11.2011 End: 31.07.2013

Short Description:

Overall goal


Severe droughts are recurrent phenomenons in the Horn of Africa Traditional coping mechanisms are becoming increasingly ineffective owing to a variety of reasons (e.g. population growth, armed conflict). The proposed project addresses food insecurity of communities severely and repeatedly affected by droughts through a long term sustainable intervention.


The project area in the North-Easter province, Mandera - east district, Khalalio and Harere Division (see map) is one of the regions in Kenya most severely affected by the drought 2011 (e.g. Long Rains Assessment (LRA) of the Kenya Food Security Steering group (KFSSG), 26.7.-2.8.2011;).


The project follows an integrated approach to reach its specific objective of helping 3000 beneficiaries (mainly subsistence farmers and pastoralists drop outs) in Khalalio and Harere Divisions to recover from the drought 2011 and improve their resilience for further droughts and it will contribute to the reduction of poverty of population in Kenya (overall objective).


The project comprises components of

1.) increased and sustainable agricultural production (result 1),

2.) improved health and nutritional status of the most affected (result 2),

3.) flood protection (result 3) and

4.) Capacity building for KRCS staff and volunteers (result 4).

project number 2679-02/2011
source of funding AKF
sector Humanitäre Hilfe: Maßnahmen zum Wiederaufbau und Rehabilitierung nach Katastrophen
tied
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    • 1= policy is a significant objective of the activity
    • 2= policy is the principal objective of the activity
  • Donor/ source of funding: The ADA is not only implementing projects and programmes of the Austrian Development Cooperation , but also projects funded from other sources and donors such as
    • AKF - Foreign Disaster Fund of the Austrian federal government
    • BMLFUW - Federal Ministry for Agriculture, Forestry, Environment and Water
    • EU - Funds of the European Commission
    • Others - various other donors are listed in ADA’s annual business report.
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