“MORE” Maximizing Opportunities for Rural Entrepreneurs in Yemen

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Program Name:

“MORE” Maximizing Opportunities for Rural Entrepreneurs in Yemen


Donor:

European Commission.


Partners:

Mercy Corps and YMN


Time Period:

Sep 2014 – Sep 2016


Location :

Taiz, Lahj, Abyan, AlHudeidah and Aden governorates.


Target Group:

50 seed producer and 500 existing oil processors.


The Overall Goal:

To Increase Rural Incomes through Strategic Investment in the Sesame Value Chain.

The Primary Objectives:

1. Increase farm incomes, production and productivity within the sesame value chain.
2. Improve sesame processing and transformation methods.
3. Improve market linkages, and promote strategic partnerships along the sesame value chain.