Zondoma Food Security Initiative Phase II (ZFSI II)
Stand Out Results:
Project: Zondoma Food Security Initiative Phase II
Budget: $9.6 Million (plus cost-extension funds)
Country/Timeframe: Burkina Faso/ 2005-2010
The Problem: The Zondoma Province in Burkina Faso is one of the poorest and least food-secure areas in the country meeting only 66 percent of its food needs.
Long-Term Goal of Project: To increase the ability of the Zondoma Province to manage future risks by building stronger, more diversified livelihood systems based on local resources.
- Facilitate farmer adoption of high-yield, drought-resistant systems of animal husbandry and crop production.
- Protect and build community and household-level assets by developing more diversified income-earning opportunities.
- Increase household access to nutrition, health services and clean water.
- Provide technical, literacy, management, and entrepreneurial training courses.
Direct Beneficiaries: 36,481 individuals.