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1 Overview of food security projects funded by EKN Addis Ababa in 2016 Each project is described under one of the three pillars in the Multi-Annuals Strategic Plan to which it contributes most. Targets only refer quantified targets and do not cover all project results. Strategic pillar 1: Reduce household vulnerability (1) Productive Safety Net Programme (PSNP), phase 4 Strengthen resilience to shocks, enhance livelihoods and improve food security and nutrition for rural households vulnerable to food insecurity. all members of selected vulnerable households (clients), starting with 8 million people at the beginning of phase 4, increasing to 12 million people by the end of phase 4 NL contribution to multi-donor trust fund managed by World Bank; implementation by Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resources; PSNP clients selected through district administrations four indicators: (1) % of children aged 6-23 months who receive minimum acceptable diets; (2) Household dietary diversity; (3). Average value of asset holding; 4. Number of different income sources. Targets will be fixed after competion of PSNP 4 baseline. duration phase 4: : NL contribution for , 24 million euros for phase 4. Budget 2016: 1 million euros (2) Resilience Building in Ethiopia (RESET) Strengthen resilience of the most vulnerable communities to man-made and natural disaster crises through measures that will increase livelihood and employment opportunities and better access to services rural households with marginal livelihoods NL contribution to EU trust fund for Migration; Implementation by consortia of international NGOs to be determined (new project) NL contribution: Jan Dec million euros Budget 2016: 3 million euros (3) Improving food security and strengthening community cohesion in Gambella Region. improve food security of returning internally displaced persons (IDPs) and host community members in two districts in Gambella Region while strengthening the cohesion in and between communities internally displaced persons that have returned and local communities, with specific attention for youth, women and children project implemented by ZOA in collaboration with local government institutes

2 55,000 people directly reached by the response, for which three targets have been set: (1) by the end of the project, average copr poroductin of beneficiary households in target communities has increased by 10% of the baseline; (2) at least 50% of targeted households report that their income increased by the end of the project; (3) 60% more people of the conflicting ethnic groups believe that violent conflict has decreased in the project area by the end of the project. Jan 2016-Dec million euros Budget 2016: 0,72 million euros (4) Compact 2025 Partners participating in the programme will identify pragmatic, innovative and actionoriented strategies that address challenges on the ground while learning from stakeholders and at all levels and from multiple sectors including agriculture, nutrition and health Policy makers in the government; In the long term: entire food insecure and undernourished population of the country implemented/facilitated by IFPR, in partnerships with the government and development partners end hunger and under-nutrition by 2020; indicators to be determined Jan 2016 Dec 2010 (first phase) total: 4,3 million USD; NL contribution: 1 million USD Budget 2016: 0,25 million euros Strategic Pillar 2: increase agricultural productivity and market access (5) Agricultural Growth Programme (AGP), 2 nd phase increase agricultural productivity and marketing by smallholder farmers smallholders organized in farmer groups and cooperatives. Combination of regional planning and bottom-up local planning involving smallholders. NL contribution to multi-donor trust fund managed by the World Bank; implementation by Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resources in collaboration with the Agricultural Transformation Agency (ATA) and agricultural research institues increase production, increase market sate and improve dietary diversity of 4,5 million smallholders in 157 districts; targets to be determined after completion AGP2 baseline Phase 1: ; Phase 2 Jan 2016 Dec million euros for phase 2 Budget 2016: 5 million euros 6) Capacity Building for Scaling-up of Evidence-based Best Practices in Ethiopia (CASCAPE)

3 provide evidence-based support for the upscaling strategy of the Government of Ethiopia in general and the Agricultural Growth Programme (AGP( in specific; support the government with respect to soil mapping and tailor made fertilizer recommendations. Direct involvement of smallholders in trials on good practices; upscaling of these practices, once validated, by Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resources through the Agricultural Growth Programme and other channels project implemented by Wageningen University and Research Centre (WUR). Project partners are Ethiopian universities, Ethiopian agricultural research institutes and the Extension department of the Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resources The capacity of the Ethiopian research and extension system will be such that: (1) 10,000 farmers participate in joint experimentation; (2) 25,000 farmers are indirectly affected by the project through e.g. demonstration days; (3) 150,000 farmers benefit from improved technologies; (4) 1500 staff of research and extension system are trained (indirect); (5) 85 districts development plans are implemented, and (6) 80 validated best-fit technologies are delivered to the system 1 st phase: Nov 2012 Dec 2015: 2 nd phase Jan 2016 Dec 2019 will be under umbrella project BENEFIT (see below) 10,56 euros ( ); : see BENEFIT Budget 2016: 0,63 million euros (remaining part of budget): in 2016 CASCAPE will become part of BENEFIT (7) Integrated Seed Sector Development (ISSD) Support local seed business development; support to private small and medium-scale seed producers and seed companies; promote partnerships and innovation; enable and evolve seed policies; conduct research and studies; capacity development. Contribution to the Agricultural Growth Programme (AGP) through seed supply to smallholders. Technical support to the Agricultural Transformation Agency in formulation of national seed sector policy seed producing smallholders organized, seed producing enterprises, and smallholders served with improved seeds project implemented by Wageningen University and Research Centre (WUR); collaboration with regional agricultural bureaus and the Agricultural Transformation Agency (ATA) (1) strengthen farmer and community based seed systems in 30 districts, with 720 farmer groups, involving 36,000 farmers; (2) strengthen 150 local seed businesses, reaching 12,000 participating farmers; (3) strengthen 25 private seed companies, 5 public seed enterprises as well as the Ethiopian Seed Association; (6) total number of farmers indirectly reached with quality seed: 750,000 Budget st phase: ; 2 nd phase will be under umbrella project BENEFIT (see below) : 10,2 million euros; : see BENEFIT 0,51 million euro (remaining part of budget) (8) Small Scale and Micro Irrigation Support Project (SMIS)

4 Support agricultural development through institutional development and capacity building in small-scale and micro-irrigation. Support irrigation component in the Agricultural Growth Programme (AGP) on small scale irrigation mainly smallholders participating in the Agricultural Growth Programme (AGP). Farmers will be organized in water user groups Project implemented by AgriTeam Canada Consultancies Ltd.; collaboration with Agricultural Growth Programme (AGP), the Irrigation department of Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resources, regional agricultural bureaus, local government institutes and four Agricultural Technical and Vocational Educational & Training institutes (A-TVETs), establishing one national Centre of Excellence on small scale irrigation, also supporting the Ethiopian Conformity Assessment Enterprise on quality control of irrigation equipment. to be determined after completion of baseline survey on small scale irrigation, household irrigation, and A-TVET capacity building. Nov Nov 2019 Budget million euros, co-funded with Canada; NL contribution: 10 million euros 3 million euros (9) Sesame Business Network (SBN) Strengthen sesame value chain; establish Sesame Business Platforms in north-western Ethiopia in order to improve productivity, pre-finance and high-value marketing by farmer groups and large-scale commercial farmers. smallholders organized in farmer groups as well as commercial farmers project implemented by Wageningen University and Research Centre (WUR); collaboration with Sesame producer associations, local financial institutes (impact) 30% average increase in farmers net income from sustainable sesame production and trade, with spill over effects on food security, employment and local economy 1 st phase: ; 2 nd phase: will be under the umbrella project BENEFIT (see below) : under CASCAPE (see above); : under BENEFIT Budget 2016: 0,95 million euro (remaining part of budget) (10) Enhancing Dairy Sector Growth in Ethiopia (EDGET) Develop local dairy value chains supporting small dairy farmers and service provision and markets at district-level. Smallholders with on overage 2 to 3 dairy cows; input suppliers; traders and local dairyprocessors Project implemented by SNV; close collaboration with government livestock extension department (1) increased dairy income of 65,000 farm househhols by 100%; (2) improved nutritional status of more than 500,000 children Dec 2012 Dec 2017

5 13 million euros Budget 2016: 2,15 million euros (11) Agriculture Scaling-up Program for Income and Rural Employment (ASPIRE) Contribute to the development of a competitive apiculture sector that significantly contributes to wealth and employment creation, export diversification and enhance natural resource conservation. bee keepers (mostly women), traders and processors; project implemented by SNV; in collaboration with honey producers and exporters associations increased income of 30,000 smallholder beekeepers Jan 2013 Dec 2017 Budget ,59 million euros 1,13 million euros (12) Bilateral Ethiopian Netherlands Effort for Food, Income and Trade Partnership (BENEFIT) Umbrella project comprising the four current WUR projects: CASCAPE, SBN, ISSD, ABSF, enabling them to work in a more integrated fashion smallholders involved in the Agricultural Growth Programme (AGP), in seed production, sesame production; companies involved in agri-business as well as farmers supplying them project implemented by Wageningen University and Research Centre (WUR); for other partners see the respective sub-projects) overall BENEFIT targets: income increase of 20% of 168,000 farmers directly involved in BENEFIT; with 3,250,000 farmers indirectly benefiting from the project; 225 cooperatives and unions strengthened; 20 national and international public private partnerships. For targets sub-project see sub-projects. Jan Dec million euros Budget 2016: 8,27 million euros (13) Smallholder horticulture development project Assist horticulture smallholders in commercial horticulture production though inclusive development models and pro-poor value chain development smallholders engaged in horticulture Project implemented by SNV, in collaboration with Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resources and horticultural companies Integrating 30,000 farmers in commercial horticultural production. Further targets to be determined after completion baseline survey

6 Jan 2016 Dec million euros Budget 2016: 1,90 million euros Strategic Pillar 3: Increase competitiveness of agribusiness, income and employment (14) Agri-Business Support Facility (ABSF), will continue under the name Trade facility for Agribusiness (TAG) under the BENEFIT umbrella project Provide hands-on practical support to agribusiness entrepreneurs operating in or trading with Ethiopia, encouraging trade between Ethiopia and the Netherlands (and other countries) and attracting foreign direct investment agri-business companies, workforce of companies and contract farmers and outgrowers supplying to these companies project implemented by Wageningen University and Research Centre (WUR); companies in agri-business (1) 300 entrepreneurs are assisted on a face-to face basis; (2) 10 training/workshops on inclusive business; (3) evaluate opportunities for inclusive business in 20 companies & support 5 companies with implementation; (3) 5 subsector platforms established and 60 platforms meetings held in four years; (4) up to 40 grants awarded; (5)10 trade missions in four years; (5) 20 companies supported in four years with proposals with third party funding); (6) 20% increased in membership per year of private sector associations. 1 st phase: Dec 2012 June 2015; 2 nd phase: Jan 2016 Dec 2019 under BENEFIT (see above) 3,25 million euros Budget 2016: 1,25 million euros (remaniing budget ) (15) Ethio-Dutch Programme for Horticultural Development Project (ED-HDP) Strengthening the competitiveness of the Ethiopian floriculture sub-sector and commercialization of the fruit and vegetable sub-sectors, including establishing new high value export oriented supply chains and inclusion of emerging commercial growers in regional and domestic supply chain arrangements. companies in horticulture (flowers, vegetables and fruits); smallholders involved as contract farmers or out-growers. Project managed by the Ethiopian Producers and Exporters Association (EHPEA) not quantified May 2013 June ,99 million euros Budget 2016: 1,30 million euros (16) Dairy Business Information and Service Project (Dairybiss)

7 Private Dairy sector development by increasing the number of profitable dairy farms and firms in the Ethiopian dairy sector. commercial farms, companies in dairy processing; smallholders involved as suppliers through cooperatives or through farmer groups project implemented by Wageningen UR Livestock research; collaboration with USAID Livestock Marketing Development Project (1) 40 sound business plans; (2) 25 business relationships and deals supported; (4) 10 tested innovation and improvements at farm and firm level (5) proof of concept for 5 business cases; (6) 40 qualified business advisors trained and organised in a network: (7) 25% increase in farm milk income March 2015 Feb ,3 million euros Budget 2016: 0,38 million euros (17) Food Security and Rural Entrepreneurship (FSRE) Fund finance business proposals based on innovations that increase the food security of farming families and the income, investment and jobs of small farmers, producer organizations and small and medium enterprises (linked to smallholders). smallholders, smallholder cooperatives and agribusiness actors working with smallholders. Project implemented by ICCO Cooperation on behalf of AgriProfocus; fund applicants are NGOs, micro-finance institutes, research organisations, and private sector business organisations 45 innovation grants; 40 matching grants Sept 2012 June ,6 million euros Budget 2016: 0,52 million euros Contributing to all pillars (18) Gambella & Central Rift Valley Sustainable Landscapes Programme Contribute to the sustainable development and management of the Central Rift Valley and the Gambella landscapes by developing an integrated land use plan, proper management and information systems, development of value chains, soil and water conservation measures. rural households, smallholders, regional and local government institutes, commercial farms, in the two regions Project is implemented by the Horn of Africa Regional Centre (HoA-REC); collaboration with regional and local government, Rift Valley Lakes Basin Authority, farmer cooperatives, local NGOs and commercial farms not quantified at outcome level July 2012 June ,2 million euros

8 Budget 2016: 0,48 million euros (19) Agricultural Transformation Agency (ATA) 1 & 2 ATA supports the Ministry of Agriculture and other partners in making sustainable improvements within prioritized program areas; and building the problem solving, project management and implementation capabilities of the Ministry and the broader agricultural sector for long-term sustainable growth. Government bodies and institutes engaged in agricultural development, notably Ministry of Agriculture and Natural resources ATA is a government body under the prime minister; it is financially supported by many donors for specific activities; collaboration with NL projects CASCAPE and ISSD over 50 deliverables in the form improved policies, strategies, agricultural innovations etc. from ATA that are expected to support the government s Growth and Transformation Plan ( ) 1 st phase NL support: ; 2 nd phase NL support: st phase: 11 million euros; 2 nd phase: 10 million euros Budget 2016: 3,04 million euros (20) Development Assistance Group (DAG) round 5 Foster and catalyze policy dialogue and coordinate and harmonize development partners' support in the Government of Ethiopia's preparation, implementation and monitoring and evaluation of the national development plan, with particular attention to food security. Government of Ethiopia donors and government not quantified ,12 million euros Budget 2016: 0,04 million euros Total budget 2016: 33,7 million euros

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