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Food security in the Great Lakes Region - Nutrition

15.04.2013 - 31.10.2017

The program addresses malnutrition by piloting a coordinated multi-stakeholder approach of the four UN agencies UNICEF, WHO, WFP and FAO together with the two Governments of Rwanda and Burundi. The activities will take place in two districts of Rwanda (Nyamagabe and Rutsiro) and one province of Burundi (Ngozi) where food insecurity and poverty are at highest level. The focus is on the reduction of chronic malnutrition of children under five and pregnant and lactating mothers.


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Healthcare in the Great Lakes region: taking healthcare to the people

A baby being weighed in a consultation room.

01.02.2013 - 31.12.2018

Despite the political and humanitarian crisis Burundi is experiencing, the SDC remains committed to providing help directly to the people. In the health sector it aims to strengthen treatment capacity in health centres and district hospitals so that these can provide accessible, good-quality care. The SDC programme covers both Burundi and Rwanda.

Country/region Topic Period Budget
The Great Lakes Region
Health
Health systems strengthening
Primary health care
Reproductive health & rights

01.02.2013 - 31.12.2018


CHF  9’970’000



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First Allocation of SDC Funding to ICRC Operations in 2013 in Burundi, DR Congo, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, Madagascar, Zimbabwe

01.01.2013 - 31.12.2013

In line with the Good Humanitarian Donorship (GHD) principles, Switzerland recognizes the necessity of predictable and flexible funding for responding to changing needs in humanitarian crises. SDC funding to ICRC operations allows the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) to respond proactively and to provide immediate protection and assistance for people affected by armed conflict and other situations of violence.


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Great Lakes Region: Agriculture productivity, income generation and food security

01.08.2012 - 31.08.2016

The program will promote a stronger and more productive agricultural sector that can contribute significantly to a reduction of food insecurity in the region. It emphasizes a market driven approach while at the same time paying attention to farmers with more limited access to markets. Four elements will be addressed: creation of local agribusinesses, sustainable intensification of smallholder production, market development and value addition, and innovation for enabling policy and business climate.


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Broadening the range of occupations to boost the economy

A young man sawing a wooden board.

01.05.2012 - 31.01.2016

Since 2012, the SDC has been running a programme specifically designed for young Rwandans. By improving the quality of several vocational schools in Rwanda, the SDC aims to better equip young people to meet the needs of the country's economy, which must become more diversified if it is to grow. The SDC's efforts are also helping the most disadvantaged members of society to enter the job market.

Country/region Topic Period Budget
The Great Lakes Region

Rwanda, Western Province

Vocational training
Employment & economic development
Health
Vocational training
Employment creation
Health systems strengthening

01.05.2012 - 31.01.2016


CHF  9’740’000



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Promoting off-farm employment and income in the Great Lakes region through climate responsive building material production

01.03.2012 - 30.06.2016

The program aims at triggering local economic development and increasing employment and income in the rural areas of the Great Lakes region through promoting climate responsive building material technologies. The program will work on 3 different axes: support the efforts of the Government of Rwanda and Burundi to protect the natural resources; promote innovative technologies and offer corresponding vocational training; develop economically viable solutions for professional and climate responsive building material production.


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Programme Eau Potable pour la Population des Grands Lacs (PEPP)

01.11.2011 - 31.03.2019

Le Programme Eau Potable pour la Population des Grands Lacs (PEPP) réalisera la construction et la réhabilitation de 32 adductions d’eau potable pour une population d’environ 360'000 bénéficiaires directs. Un accent particulier sera mis sur les mécanismes de gestion durable, maintenance et tarification, la participation communautaire et en particulier celle des femmes. La promotion de la santé visera la diffusion de bonnes pratiques d’hygiène et d’assainissement et la sensibilisation à l’eau comme bien précieux.


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