Project Summary

Title of Project Integrated Rural Development through Empowerment Projects (IRDEPs)
Project ID in FSNIS Database 51
Project Number
Project Description

Objective 1: To strengthen local leadership and improve governance for equitable and sustainable development.


Main activities:

1.1  Facilitate capacity building to commune councils to lead and support the community development processes effectively and efficiently.

1.2  Facilitate capacity building to community development leaders and other community based organizations leading and managing community development and enable community members to actively participate in these processes.

1.3   Facilitate capacity building to vulnerable community members to assert their rights and to hold the government at all levels as duty bearers accountableto take action to fulfill these rights.



Objective 2: To empower communities to obtain improved and sustainable socio-economic livelihoods. 


Main activities:


2.1  Support construction of primary and secondary schools with school committee and facilitate partner households to send children to school as well as inspiring the illiterate adults to attend NFE classes

2.2  Facilitate capacity building and support Community Based Heath Network to further provide awareness raising on primary health care{comma} water sanitation{comma} and HIV/AIDS to community members

2.3  Facilitate the organization of{comma} capacity building and operational support of Farmer Field Schools; and inspiring community members to practice agricultural best practices

2.4  Facilitate and support community members to rehabilitate and construct communities small/medium irrigation system

2.5  Facilitate organization{comma} capacity building and operational support of Village Banks and agriculture cooperatives

2.6  Sub-contract MAG to do mine clearance and mine awareness




Objective 3: To empower communities to conserve and manage natural resources in sustainable ways and to manage and mitigate disaster risk{comma} including climate change adaptation.


Main activities:


3.1   Facilitate capacity building to VDCs{comma} VAs{comma} CBOs{comma} community members and partner households to increase knowledge and skills in environmental conservation and sustainable use of natural resources and disaster risk management

Related FSN Categories Not Specified
Main Implementing Agency Not Specified
Collaborating Ministries Agriculture Forestry and Fisheries - Education Youth and Sports - Interior - Health - Land Management, Urban Planning & Constr
Collaborating Organisations and Institutions Life With Degnitary (LWD)
Project Funding Status Not Specified
Funding Needs Description
Donors Not Specified
Project Start/End Dates 2008-12-31 2011-11-30
Provinces, Districts and Communes worked in
Province Districts Communes
Ministry of Health Provinces, Operational Districts and Health Centre Catchment Areas worked in
Province Districts Communes
Level of Intervention
Type of Support/Inputs Provided
  • Empowerment
  • Inspiring
  • Technical support
  • Hardware support
Target Group(s) 1- Village Level o Community Members o Partner Households o Most Vulnerable Households o Women Group o Youth Group o Community B
Number of Beneficiaries (approximate) Total: 304341( Female: 156571)
Source Institution for this Project Data Dr. Sam Inn
Project Contact Person Dr. Sam Inn
Project-Related Documents 0