Building Community Enterprises for Smallholders (BCES)

PROJECT LOCATION Salyan
PROFESSIONAL STAFF 7
OTHER STAFF 3
NAME OF CLIENT/DONOR Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and  Deutsche Welthungerhilfe (WHH)
NO. OF PROFESSIONAL MAN MONTHS 154
NO. OF OTHER MAN MONTHS 70
START DATE (Month/Year) October 2015
COMPLETION DATE (Month/Year) September 2018
APPROX. VALUE OF SERVICES Euro 240,594
NAME OF ASSOCIATION FIRM, IF ANY:  Not Applicable
NO. OF MAN-MONTHS OF PROFESSIONAL STAFF PROVIDED BY ASSOCIATED FIRM: Not Applicable

NAME OF SENIOR STAFF

Mr. Keshab Datta Joshi, Program Director

NARRATIVE DESCRIPTION OF PROJECT

Building community Enterprises of small holders (BCES) is designed to improve income and livelihood of vulnerable sections of the society along Tulsipur-Rolpa road corridor VDCs of Salyan district. Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and Deutsche Welthungerhilfe (WHH) Germany have jointly supported this project to combat poverty and food insecurity of the most vulnerable sections of the society in Salyan contributing to improvement of income and livelihood of the target groups. The intervention focuses in vulnerable zones of Salyan Districts with high incidence of food insecurity. The main objectives of the project are as follows:

  • To combat poverty and food insecurity of the 2700 HHs from the most vulnerable sections of the society in Salyan District.
  • Contributes to improvement of income and livelihood of the target group.

DESCRIPTION OF SERVICES PROVIDED

  • Established community enterprises to provide extension services on advance farm management, value addition and market access.
  • Diversified and increased farm production of 2700 farmers through improved supply of production means and better cultivation.
  • 70% of the targeted famers to increase their total farm production by 30% and marketing their surplus through a community enterprise.
  •  70% of the target group to show at least 3 point increase in diet diversity score.
  • 70% of the targeted families, reduced hunger period of at least 2 month through diversified diet.