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AfDB Supports Drought Resilience and Sustainable Livelihood Program in Eritrea

The objective is to enhance drought resilience and improve sustainable livelihoods of the communities in the severely drought prone regions with limited Government or donor interventions.

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved $7.14m in loans and grants to finance the 4th Drought Resilience and Sustainable Livelihoods Program (DRSLP) in Eritrea. (Photo: Yared Tesfay)

By African Development Bank,

The African Development Bank has approved a loan and a grant amounting to US $7.14 million to finance the fourth Drought Resilience and Sustainable Livelihoods Program in Eritrea.

This Program is an expansion of the ongoing Eritrea Component of the Multinational Drought Resilience and Sustainable Livelihoods Program in the Horn of Africa Project II (DRSLP-II) approved by the Bank Group in November 2014.

It is designed to enhance drought resilience and improve sustainable livelihoods of smallholder farmers in Eritrea, with a view to help achieve food and nutrition security, increase employment and reduce poverty. Continue reading AfDB Supports Drought Resilience and Sustainable Livelihood Program in Eritrea