Improving Dryland Livelihoods in Djibouti and Somalia through Productivity-enhancing Technologies

The PET goal is to improve the livelihoods of agro-pastoralists communities in Somalia and Djibouti through the adoption of improved technologies for farming, the sustainable management of water, watersheds, rangelands and small ruminants.

Steckbrief

  • Lead-Departement Hochschule für Agrar-, Forst- und Lebensmittelwissenschaften
  • Institut Ressourceneffiziente landwirtschaftliche Produktionssysteme
  • Forschungseinheit Internationale Landwirtschaft und ländliche Entwicklung
  • Förderorganisation Andere
  • Laufzeit (geplant) 01.04.2017 - 31.03.2021
  • Projektverantwortung Pascale Waelti Maumier
  • Projektleitung Pascale Waelti Maumier
  • Projektmitarbeitende Urs Scheidegger
    Christoph Studer
    Pascale Waelti Maumier
  • Partner Transtec Belgium
    Vétérinaires sans Frontières Suisse
  • Schlüsselwörter Participatory rangeland irrigation, dryland farming, watershed management

Ausgangslage

Increasing the productivity of sorghum/maize, fruits/vegetables farming systems, rangelands and small ruminants; promoting efficient watershed management technologies; and improving the capacities of national research and extension staff.

Vorgehen

The PET goal is to improve the livelihoods of agro-pastoralists communities in Somalia and Djibouti through the adoption of improved technologies for farming, the sustainable management of water, watersheds, rangelands and small ruminants.