The strategic objective of this food security and livelihoods intervention is to protect livestock from diseases and pest through provisions of veterinary services such as vaccinations and treatment to ensure the increase in access and availability of healthy food amongst highly vulnerable male and female remote rural-based pastoralist
Pastoralism and trade of livestock remains the principal livelihood for a majority of Somalis and accounts for roughly 80% of export earnings annually. Any shock that affects the livestock sector significantly creates an emergency and crisis situation. Pastoralist move with their animals in search of water and pasture and are always based in hard to reach areas, the challenges facing the pastoralists include livestock diseases, livestock malnutrition, livestock deaths and a lack of animal health
This project will facilitate to establish reliable efficient and sustainable remote animal health extension services, Provisions of veterinary drugs were also a challenge to the remote rural areas, this project will set up 5 fully equipped veterinary pharmacy with a well-trained pharmacist through credit-based approach to supply vet drugs 24/7 to the trained youth community-based animal health workers.
to protect livestock from diseases and pest through provisions of veterinary services such as vaccinations and treatment to ensure an increase in access and availability of healthy food amongst highly vulnerable remote rural-based pastoralist 20 youth school graduates will be selected from 10 villages each 1 female and 1 male. The selected youth will be given 10 days training of community based animal health workers training, Startup veterinary toolkit will be provided