Objective: To increase immediate food access while restoring household food production and protecting livestock assets.
Key partners: Federal and state line ministries, Livestock Professional Associations and non-governmental organizations.
Beneficiaries reached: 1 255 060 people.
Provided 24 400 households with agricultural inputs (maize, sorghum, cowpea and vegetable seeds, hermitic storage bags, hand-held tools); a majority of households also received cash from a separate resource partner.
Provided 3 500 urban internally displaced person households with vegetable seeds, handheld tools and watering cans to start their own gardens, as well cash from a separate resource partner.
Supported 8 800 households with supplementary feed blocks, milk storage containers (mazzicans) and supportive treatment for their livestock, together with cash from a separate resource partner.
Provided 740 fishing households with either: (i) fiberglass fishing boat; (ii) community fish processing kit; or (iii) household fish processing and cooking kit, together with cash through a separate project.
Trained beneficiary households according to inputs distributed: good agricultural and postharvest practices (farming beneficiaries), feed block usage and milk storage (livestockholding households), and safety at sea, fish handling, processing and hygiene (fisheries beneficiaries).
Provided emergency supportive treatment to 5.9 million animals and vaccinated a total of 6.9 million.
Equipped federal and state ministries of livestock with 34 solar-powered fridges for vaccine storage.
Enabled farming beneficiaries to yield an average harvest of 1.97 tonnes/ha (compared with 1.67 tonnes/ha for non-beneficiaries).
Improved pastoralists’ and agropastoralists’ livestock wealth, leading to increased milk and meat production.
Reduced fishing beneficiaries’ reliance on borrowing key livelihood equipment, supporting their self-sufficiency and contributing towards increased production and incomes in the longer-term.
Contributed towards increasing Somalia’s capacity to respond to and control transboundary animal diseases, including by improving the cold chain for vaccines.