Project Development Objective

To enhance livelihoods resilience of pastoral and agro pastoral communities in cross border drought prone areas of Selected Countries and improve the capacity of the selected Countries governments to respond promptly and effectively to an Eligible Crisis or Emergency.

Project Development Objective IndicatorsLivelihood resilience under RPLRP is defined as:

(i) sustained and maintained assets of pastoralists and agro-pastoralists and

(ii) sustained and maintained means of making a living, both measured indirectly by death rate of livestock kept by agro-pastoral/pastoral households targeted by the project; and

(iii) strengthened livelihood activities and income measured indirectly by improved income

opportunities from livestock (in terms of volume and value of livestock products that are cross-border traded in selected project markets.

Indicator Name Description (indicator definition etc.)
1. Death rate of livestock (cattle, goat) kept by pastoral and agro-pastoral households targeted by the project Livestock is the main asset of pastoral areas, as such this indicator is used to assess if assets are maintained and not depleted by shocks.
2. Percentage change in Number of animals traded in selected project markets Assess improvement of off take in a normal year and in a drought year a reduction in distress off take.
3. Value of live cattle, sheep and goat traded in selected project markets Assess the level of improvement in income from livestock traded. The value is expected to improve as a result of improved prices.
4. Time lapse between early warning information and response reduced Time lapse to be measured in number of days/weeks. Measure the effectiveness of the early warning and  for disaster risk management (drought)
5. Direct Project beneficiaries (number) of which female (percentage) Provide an indication by gender, the extent to which targeted pastoral and agro-pastoral households have benefited from the project.