Sunday, January 07, 2007

IFAD projects in Libjo

Department of Agrarian Reform with funding from International Fund for Agricultural Development (DAR/IFAD's) recently conducted a series of workshops for poverty alleviation program and agricultural development(PAF). This facility could be used only to assist focus poverty groups that are not reached by regular local and national programs. The poorest households through self-help groups in the target sitios shall be the recipient groups for this assistance. Recipients includes some Sitios from Libjo.

The scope for PAF assistance includes the following:

A. Non-Income Generating Project or Welfare Projects

1. Support services for the livelihood improvement of the target sectors and households (e.g. hands-on training, study visits, nurseries and seedlings, among others);

2. Provisions of basic needs through self-help approaches (e.g. community-based health,
promotions of herbal medicine, day care centers, food-for-work, etc.); and

3. Emergency assistance and rehabilitation for direct victims of natural disasters (typhoons, floods, earthquake, droughts, etc.).

B. Income Generating Projects

1. Small pilot livelihood and self-help economic activities, with priority given to IPs, small fisher folk, upland farmers, ARBs and marginalized agricultural workers;

2. Direct inputs for the livelihood improvement of the target sectors and households (e.g. farming and fishing implements, livestock; and

3. Small household-based enterprises.

1 comment :

lyn said...

wow that place you see is my reall province in cabalawan...will i just want to say that will be survive ok so dont worry