Socio-Economic Empowerment and Development of Small-scale vulnerable rural families in Dashkasan, Goranboy and Samukh rayons of non-Absheron regions of Azerbaijan (SEEDS project)
Overall objective of the project targets to contribute to the fostering of economic regeneration and job creation in Dashkasan, Goranboy and Samukh rayons located in the non-Absheron regions of Azerbaijan. As its specific objective foresees, 400 small-scale vulnerable rural families will enhance and diversify their agricultural engagement and community based tourism activities and will sustainably improve their socio-economic welfare thanks to increased support to community-based initiatives for market-driven income and employment generation through project interventions.
Besides, approximately 1000 female members in the target 30 communities will improve their occupational skills, social welfare and get engaged in income generating activities. In addition, business development capacity of 10-project stakeholder SMEs and their cooperation with relevant value chain actors will be improved. All these activities will also contribute to strategic objectives of state programs on socio-economic development of regions and development strategies of international organizations.
– Approximately 400 small-scale vulnerable rural families (or 400 small-scale marginalized parents) improved and diversified their income sources and welfare via promotion of advanced and sustainable agricultural and community based tourism practices in Dashkasan, Goranboy and Samukh rayons;
– Approximately 1000 female members in the target 30 communities improved their occupational skills, social welfare and
got engaged in income generating activities;
– Business development capacity of 10-project stakeholder SMEs and their cooperation with relevant value chain actors is improved;
– Approximately 40 political lawmakers improved their responsiveness about the situation and challenges of small-scale vulnerable rural families via developing 3-4 legislative policy papers.