Agriculture, Fishing and Livestock Print

Our focus

CISP's overall objective is to strengthen the agro-pastoralist and fishing communities' livelihood through an integrated approach that combines protection of livestock assets, improvement of animal health, development of infrastructures and increase of community capacity to cope with shocks.

Our facts and figures:

In 2009, CISP's activities in the area involved a total of:

  • 1,491 goats and 200 camels distributed;
  • 200 families receiving 7-8 goats and one camel;
  • 1,417 indirect beneficiaries, selected among drought-affected pastoralist communities, with particular attention to the most vulnerable households.

In 2010:
  • 800 goats were distributed to 200 families;
  • Two water pans were rehabilitated within the area of the livestock distribution;
  • A section of the Hobyo-Galkayo road was rehabilitated, benefiting about 1,600 people.


Our activities:

  • Livestock: veterinary services to improve animal health, surveillance and treatment of diseases;
  • Fishing: distribution of boats and rehabilitation of roads connecting coastal areas to main towns, to improve transport of fresh goods;
  • Redistribution of resources: purchase of livestock and redistribution to the more disadvantaged persons;
  • Cash for work: cash compensation of work (such as rehabilitation of roads and water points);
  • Market accessibility: provision of infrastructures, as well as agricultural and livestock inputs.

Geographical Areas:


  • Hobyo;
  • Wisil;
  • Gawan.


  • Ceell Dheer;
  • Mereeg;
  • Bilicile;
  • Quruuraxle;
  • Bocle;
  • Higale.

See where CISP works