Rehabilitation and promotion of sustainable development of the upstream Pendjari river in the villages of Tampègré and Cocota

From WaterWiki.net

Jump to: navigation, search

Project ID

Project Title

Rehabilitation and promotion of sustainable development of the upstream Pendjari river in the villages of Tampègré and Cocota

Type

Focus Areas

Geographic Scope

Lead Organization(s)

Project Partners

Financing

Total: $22,485;

Sources of Financing: GEF Small Grants Progamme SGP

Timeframe

2008 - 2009

Status

Under implementation

Project website(s)

Contacts

Contents

Description

The overall aim of the projects is to improve agricultural production along the banks of the river and restore vegetation.

Notable Community Participation
  • The direct beneficiaries are the farmers settled along the banks of the Pendjari Tampegré in villages and Cocota.
Capacity - Building Component
  • Training on techniques of operating banks
  • Establishing an institutional framework for monitoring the operation of banks
Emphasis on Sustainable Livelihoods

The project to improve the agricultural production system along the rivers and restoration of vegetation, will lead to practices that promote the restoration of the ecosystem in which the watercourse lies.

Policy Impact

It will impact the restoration of the rivers banks and demonstrate to people that there are net benefits to do so and seek their cooperation for a plea of general practice.

Inovative Financial Mechanisms

Establishment of a microcredit system that allows granting credit to farmers who work along Pendjari

ExpectedProject Results
  • Installation of nurseries for the restoration of vegetation
  • Support for women in gardening

Expected Outcomes

Achievements: Results and Impact

Lessons for Replication

TYPE LESSONS HERE

References

See also

  1. Reversing land and water degradation trends in the Niger River Basin
  2. Ecosystem restoration and reforestation of the watershed and banks of the western shore of Lake Ahémé, Benin
  3. Combatting Water Pollution in Grand-Popo: Facing the contamination of groundwater by mineral fertilizers and pesticides
  4. Combating Living Resource depletion and coastal area degradation in the Guinea Current LME through ecosystem-based regional actions
  5. Blue Book Benin - Water, Life and Human Development

External Resources

Attachments

3807 Rating: 2.0/5 (14 votes cast)