About us

Presidential Initiative:

Feed the Future

Funding Level:

$45.5 million

Duration:

August 2012 – August 2017

ACTIVITY OVERVIEW

Resilience and Economic Growth in Arid Lands – Improving Resilience IN KENYA (REGAL-IR) is reducing hunger and poverty, increasing resilience and social stability, and building a foundation for economic growth among pastoral communities in northern Kenya’s arid and semi arid lands.

REGAL-IR works in five counties: Wajir, Isiolo, Garissa, Turkana and Marsabit.

REGAL-IR bridges humanitarian and disaster assistance with resilience-strengthening and expanded economic opportunities in the arid lands through disaster risk and conflict reduction, natural resource management and mapping of community resources, and strengthening of livestock, and other sectors.

Activity Goals

  • Improve business capacity of individual and community based enterprises.
  • Support access to livestock market inclusiveness.
  • Support community structures to improve management of their natural resources.
  • Strengthen community capacity to resolve conflicts.
  • Strengthen community capacity to deal with shock and other ecological shocks.
  • Improve consumption of nutritious foods.
  • Sensitise communities on the benefits of using fuel efficient cook stoves.