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Summaries of HUNGER PROJECTS in Africa
Working with LWR Partners


MaliKatiena: Integrated Development

Partners: LWR and Association Mailienne pour la Promotion du Sahel (AMAPROS)

The inhabitants of the Fatine area in the Katiena Sub-Region of Mali are faced with progressive degradation of the local environment, entailing reduced agricultural productivity and shortages of timber and firewood.


GOAL: To help the population of Fatine, Katiena Sub-Region, Segou Region to restore their natural environment and to improve their living conditions.

OBJECTIVES: LWRs partner, AMAPROS will:

" Guide the local population in instituting improved natural resource management.

" Increase family incomes by granting loans to women to initiate money-generating activities.

" Improve nutrition and reduce womens drudgery by promoting consumption of local vegetables, planting two hectares of vegetables, creating four village wells and installing 10 karity oil presses.

" Provide courses covering basic literacy skills and the rights and duties of Malian citizens..

Total Project Support: $214,253 through 2002.

Hunger Projects : Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Kenya, Liberia, Niger, Senegal, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo and Uganda.

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