Horticulture CRSP

PROJECT LOCATION Kavre, Rukum
PROFESSIONAL STAFF 2
OTHER STAFF 3
NAME OF CLIENT/DONOR USAID through IDE
NO. OF PROFESSIONAL MAN MONTHS 72
NO. OF OTHER MAN MONTHS 108
START DATE (Month/Year) October 2011
COMPLETION DATE (Month/Year) September 2014
APPROX. VALUE OF SERVICES USD 72,090
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 Pandey is responsible for implementation, supervision and monitoring of the project activities.

NARRATIVE DESCRIPTION OF PROJECT

TThe general objectives of the Horticulture CRSP addresses many of the major goals of USAID’s Feed the Future including reducing poverty and improving health and nutrition of local populations by advancing agriculture productivity through use of improved technology, reducing postharvest crop losses, enhancing nutrition and food safety and connecting producers, especially women to markets.

DESCRIPTION OF SERVICES PROVIDED

  • Build staff’s capacity on bead technology
  • Conduct a study on effects of reduced seed moisture using bead technology on seed germination
  • Upscale the technology if the results are positive