Chad
Food - Agriculture
Forest - Land uses

Healthy Environment, Healthy Communities

Through this project, the Association des Femmes pour l'Autopromotion / Women's Association for Self-Promotion (AFAP) is committed to sustainably improve the resilience of local Chadian communities to the effects of climate change.

An initiative of Association des Femmes pour l'Autopromotion / Women's Association for Self-Promotion (AFAP)

Overview of the project

The “Healthy Environment, Healthy Communities” initiative aims to inform, educate and communicate with communities on how to improve their living conditions through a healthy and sustainable management of everything around them; combining the manners, social skills and know-how in the management of the land.

This involves implementing a family farming project that takes into account environmental restoration through reforestation and improvement of the food supply, therefore improving agricultural conditions in order to fight against malnutrition and food security. This initiative requires development actions synergy between the promotion of promising sectors and agricultural value chains, necessitating networking among value chain actors.

Overall Objective

Contribute to sustainably improving the resilience of Chadian local communities to the risks and effects of climate change.

Specific Objective

Strengthen the capability of small-scale agricultural producers to develop diversified crops adapted to climate risks, while preserving the environment and practising reforestation.

Objective

Contribute to sustainably improving the resilience of Chadian local communities to the effects of climate change.

Level of progress

Ongoing research

Quantitative results

Realisation of 10 hectares of corn, implementation of 1,000 plants in a nursery.

Financing

Response to the UN's World Food Programme's call for expression of interest.

About the
organisation

Association des Femmes pour l'Autopromotion / Women's Association for Self-Promotion (AFAP)

website
NEYOM TOUKOUA DJABA
AFAP President
neyom59@gmail.com
23593628767

AFAP is a development association that aims to improve women’s lives with the ambition of bringing about sustainable social change and improving the living conditions of children, young people and the community through the following areas of intervention:

  • Human rights;
  • Food security and nutrition;
  • Access to drinking water;
  • Protection of the environment; and
  • Entrepreneurship/ AGR/ agrobusiness processing.
A project
in collaboration
  • FAO

    Multi-Stakeholder Organisation

    website
    Bernard MOUDOUKEMTAR
    bernard.mdktar@gmail.com
    23566273769