Building Climate Resilient and Sustainable Livelihoods

Project Dates: Dec 2014 to Feb 2016

The project will be implemented by KAMMPIL in the municipality of Jaro in Leyte which was affected by Typhoon Hagupit (Ruby) and Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda). The project area includes seven (7) barangays: Macopa, Hiagsam, Licod, Sto. Nino, Uguiao, Rubas, and Tinambakan. These barangays are clustered into upland barangays and lowland barangays. KAMMPIL, Inc., a national NGO of community-based organizations, is the implementing partner for this project.

Background

The proposed project complements the existing LWR AND KAMMPIL livelihood program Building Resilient and Sustainable Livelihoods for Smallholder Coconut farmers affected by Typhoon Haiyan in Eastern Visayas.

Specifically, this project will complement the existing livelihood programs- Beneficiaries of the existing livelihood programs are same with this proposed program; they are the same affected families of the Typhoon Haiyan and Typhoon Hagupit. There will be targeted Interventions such as provision of capital inputs for livelihood diversification, capacity building training and establishment of protected cropping facilities contribute to one of the outcomes of existing livelihood programs. Disaster-affected people increased livelihood diversification to improve resilience to shock and stresses. The goal of the existing livelihood program and this proposed program is the same which is to ensure that beneficiaries recover and rebuild their livelihoods in ways to maximize their resilience to future disasters.

Objective #1

Disaster-affected small coconut farmer households increase livelihood diversification to improve resilience to shocks and stresses

  • Disaster-affected small coconut farmers implement diversified livelihoods
  • 90% of the 650 households with diversified livelihood sources by end of project

Objective #2

Disaster-affected fisher folk households from Bantayan increase productivity from primary livelihoods to improve resilience to shocks and stresses

  • Disaster-affected fisher folk households adopt improved post-harvest and value-adding technology
  • 650 small coconut farmers provided with capital inputs for livelihood diversification by end of the project

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