“Habimana Ferdinand, a 42-year-old farmer from Kagoma village showing his mulched garden”

The livelihood component of the programme contributes to support the local government in addressing two major issues present in the areas of Kikuube district: limited access to land for agriculture (only 53% of the households have access to land for food production) and limited access to capital for business (52% of the households reporting having some kind of savings).

The livelihood component is led by Action Against Hunger to enhance sustainable livelihoods, and nutrition-sensitive agricultural resilience, using us climate-smart approach. It is about household food production and management, and increased household resilience through better management of income through income generating activities and improved management of finance.  As of December 2020, 3000 farmers have been enrolled in the MIRP programme, from the refugees and the host communities.