Feasibility Study on Agriculture-based Income Generating Activities in Tuki Association Sunkoshi Command Area

PROJECT LOCATION Sindhupalchowk District
PROFESSIONAL STAFF 1
OTHER STAFF 1
NAME OF CLIENT/DONOR Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC)
NO. OF PROFESSIONAL MAN MONTHS 2
NO. OF OTHER MAN MONTHS 1
START DATE (Month/Year) September 1996
COMPLETION DATE (Month/Year) October 1996
APPROX. VALUE OF SERVICES NRs. 100,000
NAME OF ASSOCIATION FIRM, IF ANY:  
NO. OF MAN-MONTHS OF PROFESSIONAL STAFF PROVIDED BY ASSOCIATED FIRM: Not Applicable

NAME OF SENIOR STAFF

Mr. Hira Mani Adhikary worked as Project Leader and was responsible for designing study, analysis data and writing report.

NARRATIVE DESCRIPTION OF PROJECT

The study was carried out in Sindhupalchowk district to facilitate Tuki Association of Sunkoshi (TASK), a local non governmental organisation based at Lamosangu of Sindhupalchowk district and User Group Support Program (UGS) of SDC on identifying agriculture related income generating activities and providing baseline information for policy formulation options and future programs in 30 VDCs of the district. The specific objectives of the study include identifying pocket areas for fresh vegetables, vegetable seeds, livestock and horticultural crop production taking into account the available bio-physical environment such as altitude, climate, labor, skill and market outlets, briefing TASK on the findings, assessing their existing skills and recommending training needs to implement such programs.

DESCRIPTION OF SERVICES PROVIDED

CEAPRED provided Project Leader, support staff and logistic support to the Project. The following activities were undertaken:
  • Design of the survey, survey tools
  • Sample size and sample selection
  • Pre test and survey tools
  • Collection editing, coding of the questionnaire
  • Report write-up