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R4 Rural Resilience Initiative - Quarterly Report April-June 2019
The second quarter of 2019 focused on the implementation of R4 activities in each of the six countries.

In Senegal, implementation of the risk reduction and risk transfer component started in June, with 9,000 farmers participating in risk reduction activities. In Ethiopia, more than 25,000 farmers (42 percent women) enrolled for insurance in Amhara and Tigray regions. In Kenya, payout distribution took place in June with 5,612 farmers receiving an insurance compensation. Zimbabwe entered phase two of the project and 2,000 farmers participated in risk reduction activities during the quarter. In Zambia, the CO conducted a survey to assess the 2017/18 payout distribution process and level of satisfaction among farmers. In Malawi, the second quarter of 2019 marked the end of the implementation cycle for the 2018/19 season and the beginning of the 2019/20 season, where the country plans to cover 40,000 households with insurance.