The objective of the assignment was to lead the mid-term evaluation of a project aiming at the definition and implementation of a strategy and priority actions for pastoral planning and the security of pastoral systems in the regions of Dosso, Tahoua and Maradi, in order to contribute to the reduction of rural poverty and ecosystem degradation. The evaluation of activities include the following: organization of a local and regional process of planning of the sustainable use of the natural resources, capacity building for the regional teams in charge of steering this planning process, setting up of a regional management platform, development of pastoral management systems on priority sites (to be out-scaled), improvement of the management and infrastructure of water points, development of management regulations, strengthening of the institutions involved in these activities.

Client: Belgian Technical Cooperation
Location: Niger
Period: 09-11/2012