10 November 2017
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Prevention of undernutrition

Prevention of undernutrition through food and nutrition assistance to 20,280 very poor households with FEFA and children at risk of undernutrition in the Sahel, Central-North and Disease Risk Reduction (RRM) regions in 2194 people in the Southwest region returned from Côte d'Ivoire to Burkina Faso (ECHO Soudure 2016) ECHO Soudure 2016 is a project related to social safety net programs. It is an emergency project that aimed to improve the food and nutritional situation of vulnerable households, children from 0 to 23 months and pregnant and lactating women. This year, SOS Sahel, as part of a consortium of NGOs (SOSSI / BF, GVC Italia, OCADES Burkina, Danish Refugee Council, HOPE'87, Christian Aid) whose lead was provided by OXFAM benefited from funding to intervene in the province of Soum, specifically in the municipalities of Pobé Mengao and Arbinda. Overall objective of the project
The main objective of the project is to contribute to the reduction of the under-nutrition and the food insecurity of the very poor households in Burkina Faso and to provide an emergency response to the Burkinabè returnees from Côte d'Ivoire. Specific objectives of the project Specifically, the action aims to improve the food and nutritional situation of vulnerable households and children from 0 to 23 months during the lean season, but also to protect them from transient and chronic poverty. Expected results, activities carried out and results obtained from the project The balance sheet of the activities presented in the table below were executed between April 28, 2016 and November 2016


  •          Sahel region, Soum Province, the municipalities of Pobé Mengao and Arbinda


  •         The project budget € 566,212 or 371,410,725 CFA francs financed by ECHO.


The financial partners of the project are:

  • ECHO As for the operational partners, there are:
  • SOS SAHEL INTERNATIONAL BURKINA FASO and the NGO members of the consortium
  • The provincial directorates of women, national solidarity and the family of the province of Soum,
  • The provincial directorates of agriculture, water resources, sanitation and food security of the Soum
  • The health district of Djibo
  • The representatives of the municipalities of Pobé Mengao and Arbinda
  • The traders of the municipalities of Pobé Mengao and Arbinda
  • GRET
  • Village Development Councils


The main area of intervention is food and nutrition security


One Year

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