Promotion of Inland Valley Swamp (IVS) Cultivation and planting of economic tree crops as an alternative and sustainable agricultural practices in two communities adjacent to Gola Forest Nation Park.
The overall goal of this project is to promote improved Inland Valley Swamp (IVS) Cultivation and planting of economic tree crops as alternative and sustainable agricultural practices among targeted forest edge communities. The current traditional upland slash and burn agricultural practices is a major cause of deforestation and land degradation in communities adjacent the Gola Forest National Park. This project gears towards providing a sustainable alternative to the above practice thereby minimizing deforestation and enhancing the restoration of degraded forest. This project will involve the development of 10 acres of IVS with small scale natural flow irrigational system and the reclaiming of 30 acres of degraded lands due to traditional agricultural practices.
Agency for Development and Poverty Alleviation Sierra Leone
Area Of Work:
OP7 - Y1 (Jul 20-Jun 21)
Currently under execution
Project Characteristics and Results
Inovative Financial Mechanisms
ADPA-S/L has trained, qualified and experienced staff whose capacities are built to implement the proposed project successfully through the use of result based management strategies and team work. The Knowledge based management strategy will be achieved through the involvement of community people , target beneficiaries (women), Community authorities, law enforcement bodies, women’s, groups, security apparatus, Environmental Conservation Society (ECS), Environmental Protection Agency(EPA) , The Kenema District council in the planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of project activities. (2) Working with Government (EPA) to develop comprehensive guidelines for Environmental activities taken in to consideration environmental protection and the health and safety of women and youth. (3)Working in collaboration with EPA to enforce/ influence policies that will address environmental degradation, women’s rights, and sustainable livelihoods and invest revenue in to environmental conservation or education. .
Capacity - Building Component
ADPA-SL have a well-furnished office space based in Kenema, the district where the project will be implemented. The organization has a staff strength of 25 with wealth of experiences in managing sustainable livelihood projects. ADPA-SL has a wide range of experts including irrigation/ Agric engineers, Agriculturist who have consistently worked on similar projects. The organization also have strong knowledge and experience working in communities within the Kenema district including forest edge communities. ADPA-SL will use its vehicle, office equipment and furniture to during project implementation to achieve project objective.
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Number of CBOs / NGOs participated / involved in SGP project 2
Hectares of degraded land rest 8
Hectares of land sustainably managed by project 12
Number of individuals (gender diaggregated) who have benefited* from SGP project 60
|Mr Gabriel Fatorma|
|Phone: +232 76 288 842/+232 79 077123|
22 Duwai street
Kenema , Eastern region ,
SGP Country office contact
Mr. Abdul Rahman Adaama SANNOH
+232 76 789 985
UNDP SIERRA LEONE, UN COMPLEX, FOURAH BAY CLOSE, WILBERFORCE
FREETOWN, WESTERN AREA, 23222
FREETOWN, WESTERN AREA, 23222