Using proceeds from the monetization of 21,000 metric tons of rice, CARE finances rural development activities in the North and Far North Provinces to alleviate poverty, promote agricultural development and create employment. The project’s four main components are:
1) rehabilitation of the Ladgo valley irrigation system;
2) support to private sector initiatives in agriculture;
3) community development and health; and
The project also supports gender equality by enhancing women’s access to credit and agricultural extension services through community development projects. The project has also mainstreamed HIV/AIDS interventions.