Linking Home Garden in Inclusive Development Programme for Contribution in Securing Livelihoods of Resource Poor and DAGs in Nepal: Home Garden Project, Phase III

PROJECT LOCATION Kavre, Surkhet, Dadeldhura and Baitadi
PROFESSIONAL STAFF 4
OTHER STAFF 0
NAME OF CLIENT/DONOR Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC)
NO. OF PROFESSIONAL MAN MONTHS 156
NO. OF OTHER MAN MONTHS 0
START DATE (Month/Year) April 2010 (III Phase)
COMPLETION DATE (Month/Year) July 2013
APPROX. VALUE OF SERVICES Rs. 21,33,000/-
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 Pandey is the focal person responsible for the implementation, supervision and monitoring of the project activities.

NARRATIVE DESCRIPTION OF PROJECT

The overall goal of the project is to contribute to sustainable improvement on food security, family nutrition and livelihoods of the poor and disadvantaged HHs of selected mid hill districts of Nepal through establishing home garden at deprived and poor households and supply nutritious food to them. The project aims to improve traditional production methods and cultivation of primarily indigenous nutritious crops, integrating fruits, medicinal herbs, vegetables and other possible fresh and processed depending on local situation in the home gardens of resource poor farmers.

DESCRIPTION OF SERVICES PROVIDED

  • Mobilise, organize and technically train 600 (150 from each district) farmers in different aspects of year round production of home garden product, health and sanitation, nutrition of family.
  • Establish village multipurpose nursery.
  • Cooperation and collaboration with other SDC funded projects.
  • Capacity building of participating home gardening farmers.