Making aquaculture work for market and social inclusiveness


Support the development of the marine aquaculture value chain through increasing the production, access to the market and growth of the cooperatives and small and medium enterprises in the aquaculture sector

Project description


Economic GrowthEnhancing living standardsNutritionFood security and Income generation

Start date



5 years from effectiveness





The Lives and Livelihoods Fund aims at food and nutrition security through smallholder poultry and aquaculture production, and to increase the economic empowerment of smallholder producers, and small and medium enterprises.

It aims at creating jobs and increasing employment opportunities for women and youth as well as increasing the income of smallholder fishers and their livelihoods.

The project will have vital contribution in alleviating poverty and reducing economic disparities in rural communities.

Impact Facts & Figures

Enabling people to lead better lives

We believe the most effective way to create an impact is to empower countries to do so themselves. We help break down the barriers that prevent individuals, organizations and governments in the lowest income countries from obtaining the resources they need to accomplish this goal.

Morocco Fact Sheet
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12,700 tons/yearof additional aquaculture production
Farmers/fishers incomes increased by 50%

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