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Coordinator’s words

The Jigisemejiri Social Nets Program is five years old. It has become a major program of the Government, to fight against poverty and social exclusion.

Mi comes into force in August 2013, the Jigisemejiri Social Nets Program aims to provide targeted cash transfers to poor and food-insecure households and to create a national adaptive social safety net system in Mali.

The program “   Jigisemejiri   “, Was set up thanks to a donation from the International Development Association (IDA) with 70 million US dollars ( about 35 billion CFA francs ) and a Government contribution of 600 million FCFA. The end of the program was initially fixed to June 2018. This date has been extended to December 2019.

From 2015, the program has benefited from three other financings   :

  • In 2015 Swiss Development Cooperation funding for 280 million CFA francs
  • In 2016, the World Bank’s First Additional Financing (FA1), financed by the International Office of Great Britain – DFID for CFA 5 billion   ;
  • In 2016 a financing of the State budget of 12.5 billion CFA francs, for the implementation of a governmental project of social safety nets (PGFS)   ;

This financing allowed during the period of   :

           To provide regular and unconditional cash transfers (TM) of 30,000 FCFA , for 12 quarters to more than 71,000 households . The Jigisemejiri Program currently covers 121 of the poorest communes in the Kayes, Koulikoro, Sikasso, Segou, Mopti, Gao, Timbuktu and Bamako District regions.   ;

           Conduct communication campaigns as part of the Accompanying Measures (AM) for the promotion of good practices in health, human rights and social protection ,   in all municipalities benefiting from the Program;

           Acquire and distribute to more than 105,000 children and pregnant and breastfeeding women, regular allocations of preventive nutritional packages (PNP) in 20 municipalities selected as the most malnourished   regions of Kayes, Koulikoro, Sikasso, Segou and Mopti   ;

           Prepare and lead the implementation of 400 community works under the Public W orks T high intensities hands work (LI) to strengthen Services are community resilience against the effects of climate change   ;

           Accompany 10,000 households receiving cash transfers in the initiation and development of income-generating activities to facilitate the exit of TM operations ;

           Initiate and support the establishment of a unified social register for monitoring the beneficiaries of social protection policies in Mali.

The program mobilized in 5 years, more than 35 billion FCFA, of which 25 billion FCFA granted free and unconditional cash transfers to 71 . 000 household s poor, to ensure food security and meet their basic vital needs.

In 2018, 35,554 households benefited cash transfers . At the same time , communication activities continued on the Accompanying Measures (MA) themes in accordance with the schedules. In total, more than 155,000 households living in the beneficiary communes of the regions of Kayes, Segou, Mopti and Gao benefited from these operations. In addition, the Program has carried out the last three distributions of the nutritional prevention package (PNP). during the year. In total, 680 million were invested F.CFA s the title of the monetary component and Transfers Accompanying measures in 2018.

In terms of resilience and adaptive social protection, the Jigisemejiri Program invested in 2018 , 51 2 milli ons FCFA for the implementation of 10,000 income generating activities (IGA) and 156 million FCFA to start 400 community works within the public works-intensive labor (labor-intensive) .

As part of the implementation of a system of basic safety nets, the Jigisemejiri Program supports the establishment of the Unified Social Register (RSU) of Mali . The construction of this register is almost complete . T he development of software and portal RSU is effective and e s conceptual model of data is validated by all stakeholders.

In 2018, at the request of the Government, the social nets Program Jigisemejiri was solicited, for the first time , to carry out emergency cash transfers to the affected populations in its areas of intervention . The Program has made available to affected beneficiaries of the 4 regions of Kayes, Koulikoro, Mopti and Gao about 2 billion FCFA to ensure their food security.

The good performance s s Program has resulted in the mobilization of resources aut res in his favor. The World Bank has just granted Mali an extension of US $ 54.4 million to extend the Jigisemejiri Program until 2022. At the same time, the Jigisemejiri Program is being requested to implement the program. two sub-components of the new p roject Development Productivity and Agricultural Diversification in the Dry areas of Mali (PDAZAM) for approximately US $ 18 million.

The year 2019 will thus be marked in the Program Jigisemejiri Social Nets, firstly, by the close of activities to initial funding and secondly, by the actual start of activities are initiated Account es of two new financing set up by the World Bank.

In 2019, the Program will provide cash transfers and accompanying measures at the location of   541 beneficiary households from 9 new circles. These are Bafoulabe and Kéniéba circles (Kayes region), Koulikoro Central and Kati (Koulikoro region), Bougouni and Kadiolo (Sikasso region), San (Ségou region), Mopti Central and Djénné (Mopti region) ). T he second Additional funding will also pay the first installment of IGA grants to 22   000 households and ensure the implementation of 100 additional HIMO works in 2019 .

The Social Net Program Jigisemejiri is the weapon of the Government to combat food insecurity, break the intergenerational cycle of poverty and the hope aroused st among the poor and vulnerable households in the country. In five years of implementation, the Social Nets Program “   Jigisemejiri   Has changed the face of social protection in Mali. Given that the flame of hope can Raviv st every year .

Happy new year 2019.

The Coordinator