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Australia Africa Community Engagement Scheme (AACES) Annual Reports

2012-13 report

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Key figures

AACES has had a positive impact on food security by assisting:

  • 26,000 households to receive farm inputs such as tools, seeds and livestock
  • 31,000 farmers adopt new agricultural technologies and sustainable farming practices
  • 14,000 farmers join farmer associations, which provide technical support, information and knowledge sharing.
  • The program helped people with disability participate in food production by promoting traditional community help, where community members offer their labour to support people with disability.

AACES provided vital health services to more than 80,000 people living in remote areas:

  • more than 47,300 people access a modern family planning method
  • more than 23,500 children receive life-saving vaccines
  • more than 10,000 babies to be delivered through clean and safe practices.

AACES programs provided safe water, sanitation and hygiene services to communities, supporting:

  • an additional 64,000 people to be able to access safe and sustainable water
  • more than 47,000 people gain access to appropriate sanitation
  • the construction of more than 50,000 people learned about safe hygiene practices
  • AACES partners collaborated with various disabled peoples associations to lobby governments to plan for and target people with disability.

Report

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Australia Africa Community Engagement Scheme (AACES) Annual Report 2012-13 [PDF 6.05mb]

Summary

Summary of the AACES Annual Report 2012-13 [PDF 221kb]

Summary of the AACES Annual Report 2012-13 [Word 43kb]


2011-12 report

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Key figures

AACES has had a positive impact on food security by assisting:

  • 13,000 households to adopt new agricultural technologies that will increase farm yields
  • 12,500 farming households to access new or improved agricultural services
  • 28,700 people to increase awareness on their rights to land, food and access to government agricultural services

AACES maternal and child health programs reached over 51,000 people, helping:

  • more than 30,000 people access a modern family planning method
  • more than 20,000 children receive life-saving vaccines
  • more than 1,700 babies to be delivered through clean and safe practices.

AACES programs provided safe water, sanitation and hygiene services to communities, supporting:

  • an additional 42,000 people to be able to access safe and sustainable water
  • more than 18,500 people gain access to appropriate sanitation
  • the construction of more than 8,000 hand washing facilities.

Report

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Australia Africa Community Engagement Scheme (AACES) Annual Report 2011-12 [PDF 4.5mb]

Summary

Summary of the AACES Annual Report 2011–12 [PDF 46kb]

 

Last reviewed: 26 February, 2014