Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities
Articles Information
Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities, Vol.5, No.3, Sep. 2019, Pub. Date: Jun. 11, 2019
Impact of Food Security Program on Improving the Livelihood of Rural Communities (Food and Agriculture Organization-Program - in Eastern Sudan)
Pages: 287-291 Views: 62 Downloads: 23
Authors
[01] Omeima Bashir Khalid, Department of Agricultural Extension and Rural Development, College of Agricultural Studies, Sudan University of science and Technology, Khartoum North, Sudan.
[02] Elshifa Ali Mergani, Department of Agricultural Extension and Rural Development, College of Agricultural Studies, Sudan University of science and Technology, Khartoum North, Sudan.
[03] Ahamed Harir Mohamed, Research Follow at Department of Agricultural Extension and Rural Development, College of Agricultural Studies, Sudan University of science and Technology, Khartoum North, Sudan.
Abstract
This study was conducted to assess The Impact of FAO food security program on improving the livelihood of rural communities in Eastern Sudan and Investigate if the project enhances the agricultural livelihood and natural resource control in the area. The social survey method was used to conduct this study, the study sample was selected from the two regions of the study area (Sarobtawi, Gorashi). The primary data was collected using questionnaire; Secondary data were collected through reports, references, research and websites. Data collected, analyzed using statistical package for science (SPSS). The study comes with many results the most important are: There are many factors affecting food in security in the area, drought, floods, farmland degradation, pests and diseases, also the program provided may activities to the rural woman in the area, agricultural services, inputs, educational programs and training, and the program reduced poverty and malnutrition by food diversity, vegetables cultivation and by increasing the income of respondent. Based on the results the researcher recommended the following: Increase the education in the societies, enhance agricultural livelihood, and improve water harvesting for agricultural livestock activities.
Keywords
Livelihood Activities in Eastern Sudan, Coping Strategies, Food Security Program
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