Improving Food Security through Livestock and Agricultural Production

To provide a sustainable source of income for farmers in Délis, Breli and Fon Batis through the improvement of livestock breeding practices for goats and the distribution of new seed varieties. More than 3,000 farmers received 20 tonnes of sorghum, beans, maize, sweet potato and black bean seeds, and more than 30 tonnes were harvested. Goats were distributed to 200 families. Farmers received training in proper breeding practices for goats, combating livestock disease and proper nutrition for goats.

Cost: $60,000 USD
Term: 2010-2011
Funder/Partner: Oxfam-Québec