Project profile — Strengthening social cohesion, resilience and empowerment of women and girls in Chad


FAO - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (41301)
2022-03-16 - 2025-03-31
Global Affairs Canada
WGM Africa

Country / region 

• Chad (100.00%)


• Other Social Infrastructure And Services: Social Dialogue (16080) (10.00%)
• Agricultural education/training:
Agricultural education/training (31181) (45.00%)
Agricultural financial services (31193) (45.00%)

Policy marker 

• Gender equality (significant objective)
• Environmental sustainability (cross-cutting) (significant objective)
• Participatory development and good governance (not targeted)
• Trade development (not targeted)
• Biodiversity (not targeted)
• Climate change mitigation (not targeted)
• Climate Change Adaptation (not targeted)
• Urban issues (not targeted)
• Desertification (not targeted)
• Children's issues (not targeted)
• Youth Issues (not targeted)
• Disaster Risk Reduction(DRR) (not targeted)
• Indigenous Issues (not targeted)
• Disability (not targeted)
• Nutrition (not targeted)
• ICT as a tool for development (not targeted)


This project aims to strengthen social cohesion, resilience and empowerment of women and girls in the face of climate change in the Lake Chad and Kanem provinces of Chad. The project activities include: (1) providing technical support to administrative authorities and the regional council and local elected officials for improved decision-making on social cohesion; (2) training women's and girls' groups on the practice of smart agriculture in the context of climate change; (3) developing business plans for the empowerment of women and girls; and (4) providing financial credits to women and girls. This initiative is intended to directly benefit 18,000 people, including women farmers' associations, pastoralists, women and girls, and indirectly to 90,000 members of the targeted communities.

Expected results 

The expected outcomes for this project include: (1) strengthened social cohesion and resilience of women and girls in the face of climate change; (2) increased empowerment of women and girls through self-employment and vocational integration in the face of climate change; and (3) improved access to financial resources for the resilience of women and girls through climate change smart agriculture.

Results achieved 


Budget and spending 

Original budget $0
Planned disbursement $0
Country percentages by sector
Type of finance Aid grant excluding debt reorganisation
Collaboration type Bilateral
Type of aid Project-type interventions
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