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.

Fiche signalétique

  • Département HESB|Haute école des sciences agronomiques,forestières et alimentaires
  • Pôle de recherche Systèmes de production agricole économes en ressources
  • Champ de recherche Agriculture internationale et développement rural
  • Durée (prévue) 01.04.2017 - 31.03.2021
  • Responsable du projet Pascale Waelti Maumier
  • Direction du projet Pascale Waelti Maumier
  • Équipe du projet Pascale Waelti Maumier
    Christoph Studer
    Urs Scheidegger
  • Partenaires - secteur privé Transtec Belgium
  • Partenaires - secteur public Vétérinaires sans Frontières Suisse
  • Mots-clés Participatory rangeland irrigation, dryland farming, watershed management

Contexte initial

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.

But

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

Compétences clés

participatory rangeland management, watershed management