The year 2019 was filled with lots of programs activities all hinged on the specific objectives of the PROACT project with the aim of ensuring sustainability of the project by the various State and Local Government Actors who have been encouraged to replicate and adopt the project intervention strategies and components in their various coverage areas while strengthening their governance
PROACT 3rd Year Annual Report
Last week, Binrin Kebbi LGA, one of 3 PROACT Project Local Government of Intervention in Kebbi State, distributed Motorbikes to Local Government Field Officers Coordinating the Project Village Savings and Loans Association replication in the Local Government. The Launch of these motorbikes which took place at the Local Government Secretariat was attended by His Excellency, Governor of Kebbi State, Atiku
Tangaram VSLA (Village Savings and Loan) beneficiary wears a great smile after receiving his own portion of food loan from his community owned grain banks in Tangaram community of Danko wasagu LGA. He is rest assured of being food secured all through the wet season farming period.
PROACT in Adamawa have commenced the distribution of weather and market information board to local communities across Guyuk, Fufore, Song and Mubi South Local Government Area of Adamawa State. This initiative is to support smallholder farmers with weather forecast information which would enable them prepare better during the wet season farming, Weather information on this board would also help farmers
The #OP4T (One Person 4 Tree) Campaign is geared towards improving communities action(s) toward climate change adaptation through tree planting and afforestation, while amplifying PROACT, and other livelihood project support environmental wellness through its tree planting strategies. These are mainly part of the European Union, Oxfam and Partners (CRUDAN and DEC) contribution through the sustainable livelihood project (PROACT) to Climate
Joy unspeakable in the face of Hasana Wanzam who benefited from the Food Loan as a VSLA member of Dammo labbo group in Birnin Kebbi, Kebbi State Nigeria. With joy in her heart, she appreciated The European Union, OXFAM and Development Exchange Centre for the support. She promised to repay pay the grains through its recovery process for other members
Basically, savings is a problem in Nigeria and most parents find it difficult to form the habit of saving. In most of the cases, people belief they are not making enough not to talk of saving the little they have. This trend was broken by a set of children who found meaning by seeing their parents contribute money in VSLAs.
No less than 70 Government Extension Workers in Kebbi and Adamawa States have received training on farmers’ training. The Training of Trainers (ToT) programme covered Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs) for improved productivity in major crops such as Rice, Sorghum, Soybeans, Maize, Onions Agroforestry and Livestock; Group Organization and Dynamics; Integrated Crop Management; and Basic Agribusiness Principles among others. The Farm