Support for the demining, development and social protection of vulnerable people

Support for the demining, development and social protection of vulnerable people

Funded by the European Union Emergency Trust Fund for Africa and implemented by Humanity & Inclusion, the project targets vulnerable populations in the north and west of Chad (Borkou, Ennedi-Est, Ennedi-Ouest and Tibesti). It aims to pursue demining efforts in targeted areas and to provides support for development and social protection of vulnerable people. The project is implemented through four components: 1) treating mine-affected areas and explosive remnants of war and making the secured land available to communities in Tibesti and in the Lake Chad area; 2) updating the national Information Management System for Mine Action (IMSMA); 3) facilitating equitable access for people in need of prosthetics and rehabilitation services; and 4) supporting economic development in Borkou and Ennedi, by securing access to land and transport infrastructure.

Global objective

  • Contribute to regional stability and better migration management by addressing the root causes of instability, forced population displacement and irregular migration and by increasing economic opportunities, equality of opportunity, security and development

Specific objectives

  • Provide support for the demining, development and social protection of vulnerable people in northern and western Chad

Expected results

  • Mine-affected areas and explosive remnants of war are treated; secured land is made available to communities in Tibesti and in the Lake Chad area;
  • Updated Information Management System for Mine Action (IMSMA) used by the National Demining Center
  • Equitable access of the most vulnerable to basic services, including prosthetics and rehabilitation services
  • Secured access to land and transport infrastructure to boost economic development in Borkou and Ennedi

Duration

4 years : 15/05/2017 - 15/05/2021

Localisation

The project is implemented in the regions of Borkou, Ennedi-Est, Ennedi-Ouest and Tibesti in Chad.

Beneficiaries

  • National Demining Center
  • Local authorities and community services
  • Local actor networks
  • Vulnerable people in the regions of Borkou, Ennedi-Est, Ennedi-Ouest and Tibesti

Budget

EUR 23 000 000

Funding

European Union Emergency Trust Fund for Africa

Implementation

Humanity & Inclusion

Partners

National Demining Center

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Country

  • Chad

Topics

  • Agriculture & value chains
  • Employment & revenues
  • Food security & zero hunger
  • Governance & capacity-building
  • Local actors & livelihoods
  • Natural resource management
  • Poverty
  • Social affairs & social protection

Targets

  • Institutions
  • Pastoralists & Agro-pastoralists
  • Poor households
  • Poor workers in the informal economy
  • Vulnerable small-scale farmers
  • Women
  • Youth

Agir Pillars

  • Pillar 1: Improve social protection for the most vulnerable communities and households in order to secure their livelihoods
  • Pillar 3: Sustainably improve agricultural and food productivity and the incomes of the most vulnerable households and improve access to food
  • Pillar 4: Strengthen governance in food and nutrition security

Scales

  • Local
  • National

Sustainable Development Goals

SDG 1 SDG 2 SDG 8 SDG 13 SDG 16 SDG 17