Ref N° 223

Sustainable Development Programme in the Region of Kidal (DDRK) – PHASE 2

MAE, Lux.
Overall project value (EUR)
€ 4 400 000
Origin of funding
MAE, Lux.
Proportion carried out by legal entity
Consortium members
Hydro R&D
Start date
February 2005
End date
January 2009
Number of staff provided
338 w/d

Detailed description of project Back

The overall objective of the DDRK Phase II programme remains to contribute to a sustainable improvement of the living conditions of the population of the Kidal region. Phase II will be embedded stronger within/reinforce the ongoing process of decentralisation. On a national level, the programme falls under the authority of the Ministry of Territorial Administration and Local Government; at regional level DDRK II reports to the Regional Authorities.

The follow-up programme covers 4 main components, with the following specific objectives:

  • To increase access to perennial and secured water resources;
  • To improve livestock breeding conditions and animal health; to develop and strengthen the commercialisation of livestock and animal products;
  • To improve the socio-economic and social conditions of the population;
  • To strengthen organisational and strategic capacities of CBOs and local authorities.

The project continues to be based on a strong participatory approach, involving both institutional partners and beneficiaries at every stage of its implementation.

Type of services provided

Technical Assistance is being provided in the following areas:

  • Set-up of the PMU structure, overall project management;
  • Studies and GIS; infrastructure works (drilling, wells);
  • Continued support to the setting up of a veterinary practice in Kidal; information campaigns; procurement of equipment etc.;
  • Animal market development scheme;
  • Setting up and management of a micro-credit scheme and rural finance programme;
  • Construction and/or rehabilitation of social infrastructures (schools);
  • Support with the provision of basic health services;
  • Vocational education and training;
  • Institutional strengthening and capacity building of local development partners, training, seminars.

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