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Enhancing Sustainable Livelihood Through Community Based Actions

Cooperative Development Organisation

Implementing Partners and Organisations

Economic and Social Development Center of Palestine (ESDC)

Period of Implementation

January 2023 - December 2027

Geographic scope

Asia-Pacific: Palestine (State of)

Cities: West Bank


$ 578
€ 513


Multilateral Aid: Sida/CIVSAM


Agriculture & Fisheries, Rural Development

Type of Activity

Governance and Organizational Strengthening, Training & Capacity Building, Value Chains / Socioeconomic Circuits


The project will work to address the constraints that hinder the development rights- holders organisational development, financial inclusion, food security and sustainable livelihood in Palestine. The objective is to improve sustainable livelihoods and food security for chronic food-insecure rural households through their resilient social and economic empowerment 



Project Objectives

Four immediate results have been designed to reach the objective. 1. CBOs are more responsive to rights holders priorities and accountable for upholding their rights 2. Rights holders (member and groups) are financially included through financial services 3. ESDCs organisational governance and capacity development enhanced and enjoyed membership in national and international networks 4. Rights holders households´ have increased accessibility to productive assets and resources & control over assets and are more resilient to man-made and climate shocks. 

Impact on SDGs

SDG1 - No Poverty
SDG2 - Zero Hunger

Direct beneficiaries

Organisations: 15

Individuals: 3200

Key Tags

Entrepreneurship, Food Security, Gender