2015-2020 (Benin) Amsana

Multi sector support of food security and food safety in Atacora (Programme d’Appui Multi Sectoriel à la Sécurité Alimentaire et Nutritionnel dans l’Atacora = AMSANA)
Objectives
  1. To secure the availability of food and garden products (within a year and over the years) and income from them.
  2. Better prevention and treatment of malnutrition by communities and households.
Target Groups

14 communities and 790 households

Funding / budget / duration

Financing

  • Belgian Fund for Food Security (Fonds belge pour la sécurité alimentaire BFSA)
  • Flemish administration through VPWvO
  • Province of Brabant flamand
  • Province of East-Flanders
  • Fondation Gillès
  • QinetiQ Space
  • Woord en Daad NL
  • KU Leuven departement EES
  • Leuven, Restaurant De Kansel
  • EURAQUA

Duration

  • 2015-2020

Budget

  • 2.023.530 EUR
Activities & results

R1
Development of 9 areas for the production of vegetables
R2
Optimal and sustainable exploitation
R3
All the actors involved assume their role
R4
Water points were constructed or rehabilitated in the communities involved
R5
The municipalities guarantee the public water service (continuity, equity, adaptation)
R6
The water users are organized and provide effective citizen watch

Partners
  • The communities involved
  • Ngo's for social intermediation
  • Direction du Génie Rural
  • Direction Générale de l’Eau
  • Direction Nationale de la Santé Publique
  • Partners Belgian Fund for Food Security FBSA

 

Help

Would you like to support this program? Please contact Harald van der Hoek, thematic and geographic adviser for Benin: harald [dot] vanderhoek [at] protos [dot] ngo