Inclusive Growth and Sustainable Livelihoods

What is this project about

Savings and credit cooperatives have been instrumental in the training and financing sustainable livelihoods such as poultly and goat rearing, craft-making and furniture makingSavings and credit cooperatives have been instrumental in the training and financing sustainable livelihoods such as poultry and goat rearing, craft-making and furniture making

 

With a mandate to reduce poverty, the project seeks to provide some of the poorest communities with the resources (skills, financing, inputs, starter-kits etc) to enable them to leverage local resources and endowments for sustainable income generation. Capacity building support is also provided to national and sub-national institutions and structures to ensure strong design and implementation of pro-poor policies.

‘The project seeks to address poverty at both upstream and downstream level, using 4 mutually reinforcing pillars: Rural livelihoods support; business development support for innovative youth; support for subnational and community based organisations and structures; and support for policy and national structures.

Project Outputs

  1. Strengthen livelihoods through access to increased economic opportunities
  2. Innovation support for youth
  3. Strengthen sub-national capacities to implement pro-poor interventions
  4. Strengthen central capacities to design ad implement pro-poor national and local development strategies and policies



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