PROSELL

PROSELL

PROSELL project will be reaching 50% women and 30% youth working very closely with communities, private sector, government at all levels and the civil society among others that will result in increased productivity and income for rural households,

Funded by the European Union, PROSELL is a 4year project (2018 – 2022) to increase 40, 000 farmers’ productivity and livelihood in 6 Local Government Areas of Taraba State. This project follows the success of Pro-Resilience Action (PROACT), a similar EU-funded project that is currently reaching 35,000 households in Kebbi and Adamawa States also being implemented by Oxfam. Working directly with our partner, Development Exchange Centre, the project will be implemented in Kurmi, Zing, Takum, Wukari, Donga and Ardo Kola
Overall Objective under this action is to build resilience of 40,000 small-scale farmers, fishermen and livestock owners (women, youth, and vulnerable households) in commodity value chain and rural enterprise.

Objectives

Specifically, the project will

  • Increase income of small scale farmers by enhancing their agricultural productivity, market access, and job creation along crop, fish and livestock value chains.
  • Enhance adaptive capacities and resilience of small-scale farming households to climate change.
  • Promote cooperation and mutual benefits of farmers, livestock owners, and all value chain actors

Beneficiaries

With the overall budget of 10 million Euros, the project will be reaching 50% women and 30% youth working very closely with communities, private sector, government at all levels and the civil society among others that will result in increased productivity and income for rural households, enhanced capacity to adapt to the impacts of climate change and improved mutual accountability between stakeholders for good governance