Farmers Associations project

Project Title: Organizational Capacity Building for Farmer Associations Implementing Afforestation and Reforestation Interventions in Katsina state (KAFCAB Project)

Funder: OXFAM-NOVIB, Nigeria

Project Period: February, 2014 – February, 2015

Location: Katsina State

Objectives: The project objectives are:

  • Strengthen knowledge and skills to carry out monitoring and evaluation of afforestation and reforestation interventions
  • Increase financial management, accounting practices and control systems to implement value for money interventions
  • Expand commitment to mainstream gender in the design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of interventions
  • Strengthen project management capacity and competences in developing, revising and implementing work plans

Partners: The project was implemented in collaboration with:

  • Gidauniyar Jihar Katsina (Katsina Development Fund)
  • Federation of Muslim Women Association of Nigeria
  • Women for Peace in Nigeria (Katsina)
  • Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore

Achievements: dRPC has successfully carried out capacity building workshops for the 5 farmers Associations between February 2014 – February 2015 on the following areas: Project Cycle Management; Financial Management; Monitoring and Evaluation; and Gender mainstreaming. Based on the training curriculums, a manual was developed for the associations to guide their day to day activities.