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Community prosper together - Tapioca cooperative - Hossre women group

Cooperative Development Organisation

Implementing Partners and Organisations


Period of Implementation

September 2021 - December 2023

Geographic scope

Africa: Cameroon

Cities: East region


$ 70,000
€ 66 667


Others: AJEEC-NISPED (internal budget)


Agriculture & Fisheries, Conflict Prevention & Resolution, Rural Development

Type of Activity

Technical Assistance & Advisory, Training & Capacity Building, Value Chains / Socioeconomic Circuits


This project works with the youngest and most recent unit in the community. This group is made up of 16 women (10 refugee women and 6 Gbaya women). It produces an average of 25 kg of tapioka per month. As the quality is not yet very good, we are still working with this group to improve the quality and the selling techniques.

Project Objectives

To strengthen the individual and systemic social-economic resilience in mixed communities living in complex and volatile environments through income-generating activities, community development processes, and capitalizing on Israeli and local technology, innovation, and expertise.

Impact on SDGs

SDG1 - No Poverty
SDG2 - Zero Hunger
SDG5 - Gender Equality
SDG8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
SDG16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

Main Indicators

Increased livelihood activities for women, youth, refugees, host groups.
Increased technical knowledge and expertise that allow for improved livelihood opportunities.
Increased income/inputs.
Increased level of community cohesion and collaboration between different groups and inclusion of all members of the community.
Increased access to services and pathways for ownership of community development processes

Impact Measurement

Observation and demonstration, FGD, Interviews

Direct beneficiaries

Individuals: 16

Key Tags

Conflict, Peace and Security, Entrepreneurship, Inequalities