Trias

Project name: Evaluation of women's food security program for impoverished Maasai households (Trias)

Institutions: Savannahs Forever and University of Minnesota

Country: Tanzania

Description: The objective of this project is to improve food security among semi-pastoralist communities through more diversified and secured income from improvements in livestock.

Source: Bart Casier/TRIAS

Source: Bart Casier/Trias

The components of the project include:

  • Formation of savings and credit groups
  • Entrepreneurship training
  • Marketing of livestock and livestock products
  • Gender awareness training
  • Increased women’s asset ownership through female-only bomas (farms)
  • Capacity building of pastoralist, member-based organizations
  • Improvement of the business environment

 

Project goal        

  nutrition     

 Commodity focus  

     cow