Ecovillage development concept for Koibatek district
Development cooperation , 28.06.2013

Ecovillage development concept for Koibatek district

Description

Aim: Increase food security, diversify income generation and increase income through sustainable agricultural / environmental development. Activities: Mobilization and capacity building of village self-help groups; training on improved farming systems by using oil-producing species Aloe and Jatropha and by production of Acacia honey; support on proseccing, packing and marketing; development of community-based ecotourism. In the II phase traditional crops are reinroduced to improve food security and adaptability to climate change. Communities are empowered, with special emphasis on women, by increasing awareness on their rights and promoting their own initiatives.

Admittance

  • 2011: 50 000 €
  • 2012: 70 000 €
  • 2013: 70 000 €

Target country

Kenya

Objectives monitored by OECD's Development Assistance Committee

  • Participatory development/Good governance
  • Climate change - adaptation
  • Biodiversity
  • Desertification
  • Aid to environment

Field of activity

  • Rural development 100%

Type of aid

Project-type interventions

Funding channel

Linnaseutu ry

Contact

keo-30

Code for the object of funding

24818401

ID

UHA2011-006370

Modified

28.06.2013