Honeybee in the Himalayas: Promoting Partnership with Rural Development Organizations in the Region

PROJECT LOCATION Kavre
PROFESSIONAL STAFF 2
OTHER STAFF 5
NAME OF CLIENT/DONOR International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD)
NO. OF PROFESSIONAL MAN MONTHS 46
NO. OF OTHER MAN MONTHS 115
START DATE (Month/Year) October 2005
COMPLETION DATE (Month/Year) August 2007
APPROX. VALUE OF SERVICES US $ 16,000
NAME OF ASSOCIATION FIRM, IF ANY:  
NO. OF MAN-MONTHS OF PROFESSIONAL STAFF PROVIDED BY ASSOCIATED FIRM: Not Applicable

NAME OF SENIOR STAFF

Mr. Indra Raj Panday, Project Coordinator and Ms. Puspa Devkota, Agri. Officer were responsible for implementation, supervision and monitoring of the project activities.

NARRATIVE DESCRIPTION OF PROJECT

The main purpose of the project was to contribute to increase income of marginalized rural population by promoting conservation and sustainable management of indigeneious honeybee through strengthening partnership with rural community based organizations (farmer's groups).

DESCRIPTION OF SERVICES PROVIDED

  • Situation analysis of the project areas
  • Social mobilization and awareness raising
  • Skill development training for up scaling
  • Capacity building of groups through training and facilitation
  • Networking of the groups for marketing
  • Market linkage development