Sahel Sustainable Pastoralism Development Program

Burkina Faso

Promoting sustainable livestock development in the Sahel region of West Africa

Project description


Economic Growth

Start date



5 years from effectiveness


Burkina Faso



The Lives and Livelihoods Fund is promoting sustainable livestock development in Sahel region of West Africa by improving the pastoralists production and marketing systems, the incomes and livelihoods of their families, and building resiliency to climate change.

The project aims at sustainably increasing the productivity and competitiveness of livestock products through improving the production infrastructure and better management of the natural resources, value chains development for cattle and small ruminants, and to create opportunities for jobs for the youth and women.

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.

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