Kaikai blong laef - ADRA Vanuatu Food Security Pilot Project

Kaikai blong laef - ADRA Vanuatu Food Security Pilot Project

Description

Description: 

The Kaikai blong Laef project is a pilot program to increase food security in three locations in Vanuatu – Black Sands, Efate; Araki – Santo Island and Dixon Reef – Malekula Island. It is a two year project that started June 2012 and finishes June 2014. It aims to increase the production of food in local household gardens in these communities with the objectives of increasing disaster and climate change resilience; health outcomes and economic outcomes. The project is conducted in partnership with Department of Agriculture and other stakeholders and currently employs a Project Manager and two Field Offices. The project is funded by ADRA Australia through private donations.

 

Objectives: 
- Increased access and availability of locally produced foods for small scale famers in 2 rural communities on Malekula and Santo Islands and 1 urban community in Port Vila. - Small scale farmers, particularly women, have access to knowledge on improved integrated, intensive, organic gardening methods. - Households in 2 rural communities on Malekula and Santo Islands and 1 urban community in Port Vila are more resilient to the impacts of climate change on food security.
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Short Title: 
Kaikai blong laef
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Start Date: 
Thursday, May 31, 2012
End Date: 
Sunday, June 29, 2014