Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Strengthening resilience in Mali

In Mali, many agropastoral households in the central regions – Mopti and Ségou – have suffered from the impact of socio-political crisis in northern Mali. This has triggered tensions among local communities over scarce resources and adversely affected households’ livelihoods, forcing people to migrate and exacerbating the already precarious food security and nutrition of vulnerable people.

Together with the Government, FAO and partners are supporting initiatives to build communities’ resilience. The caisses de résilience approach builds on the strengths of agropastoral field schools to enhance communities’ resilience in a participatory manner. The project targets 2 500 people, half of whom are women, and has three dimension – technical,... Read More