Community action and women empowerment against violence induced by land degradation and limited natural resources in Ogbonoko, Omelemu and Ataganyi communities, of Apa LGA Benue.
Community action and women empowerment against violence induced by land degradation and limited natural resources in Ogbonoko, Omelemu and Ataganyi communities, of Apa LGA Benue.
The project seeks to empower the community and women against violence induced by land degradation and limited natural resources in Ogbonoko, Omelemu and Ataganyi communities, Apa LGA, Benue State. Increasing population pressure on forest resources and land degradation as a result of climate change has resulted in violence over the control of land and forest resources in 1994, 1998, and 2008 with loss of lives and properties. The goal of the project is to ameliorate land degradation, deforestation and biodiversity loss within the target communities, while the primary objective is to empower and improve the livelihood and environment of women, youths and the disable equipped with basic rights, knowledge and skills to access land and forest resources in their environment in a sustainable and violent free manner. The specific objectives of the proposed project are:
The project activities include; capacity building workshop to enhance the skills of 250 women, 50 youths males and 50 disable participants on sustainable land management and peace building activities, procurement and transplanting of 1500 ogbono and oil palm tree seedlings to recover 20 hectare of degraded farm land in 3 communities, construction of 3 fish pond, 3 grass cutter farm established using 2 colonies each; 3 unit of bee farming tools procured and 21 bee colonies established; establishing and securing 1 tortoise farm and conservatory breeding site, Production of 300 manual on project activities.
 
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Project Snapshot

Grantee:
Ojope Farmers and Rural Development Association
Country:
Nigeria
Area Of Work:
Land Degradation
Grant Amount:
US$ 31,880.00
Co-Financing Cash:
Co-Financing in-Kind:
US$ 11,400.00
Project Number:
NGA/SGP/OP5/Y1/CORE/LD/12/10
Status:
Project activities completed, final reports pending

Grantee Contact

Mr Samuel Ameh
 

Address

10 Ugbokolo Street High Level Makurdi/ 10 Ofoke Road Ofoke Ojope Apa LGA Benue State
Benue State , North Central ,

SGP Country office contact

Mrs Ibironke Olubamise
Phone:
+2347082648989
Email:
Ms Rose Agbo
Phone:
+2347082648989
Email:

Address

C/O UN House, 617/618 Diplomatic Zone, Central Business District, FCT
Abuja, West Africa, 90001