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FAR (Femmes et Agriculture Résiliente)

SOCODEVI together with CECI (the lead agency), with their Canadian partner Ouranos are implementing the project "Women and Resilient Agriculture (FAR) in Senegal

Implementing Partners and Organisations


Period of Implementation

March 2019 - March 2025

Geographic scope

Africa: Senegal

Cities: Kolda, Tambounda, Sedhiou


$ 13,748,105
€ 13 093 433


Bilateral Aid: Global Affairs Canada (GAC)


Agriculture & Fisheries, Rural Development, Water Supply and Sanitation

Type of Activity

Budget support (Grants or Direct Financing), Governance and Organizational Strengthening, Research & Study, Technical Assistance & Advisory, Training & Capacity Building


The FAR (Femmes et agriculture résilientes) project aims to improve the well-being and resilience of farming households in the face of climate change in the regions of Kolda, Sédhiou and Tambacounda, through the sustainable intensification of irrigated rice, banana and vegetable crops.

Project Objectives

To improve economic empowerment of rural women through access to agricultural and farm management, entrepreneurship and climate smart practices and improvement of local governance and territorial water management.

Impact on SDGs

SDG1 - No Poverty
SDG2 - Zero Hunger
SDG5 - Gender Equality
SDG8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
SDG13 - Climate Action

Main Indicators

1) Increase in annual net income and annual production volume for each targeted commodity chains
2) Increase in the level of control of women and youg women producers over economic resources
3) Percentage of women and young women in decision-making functions
4) Number of producers implementing new practicesa nd climate-smart practices
5) Percentage of water resources management committees adopting territorial water management practices responding to women and youg women's needs

Impact Measurement

ImpactCoop, Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI)

Direct beneficiaries

Organisations: 19

Individuals: 20000

Local stakeholders

Small and medium size producers cooperatives

Key Tags

Entrepreneurship, Food Security, Gender