Participatory Research to Increase the Productivity and Sustainability of Wheat Cropping Systems in the Eastern Sub-continent of South Asia

PROJECT LOCATION Morang District
PROFESSIONAL STAFF 1
OTHER STAFF 1
NAME OF CLIENT/DONOR International Maize and Wheat Improvement Centre (CIMMYT International)
NO. OF PROFESSIONAL MAN MONTHS 36
NO. OF OTHER MAN MONTHS 36
START DATE (Month/Year) July 2002
COMPLETION DATE (Month/Year) June 2005
APPROX. VALUE OF SERVICES US $ 7,500
NAME OF ASSOCIATION FIRM, IF ANY:  
NO. OF MAN-MONTHS OF PROFESSIONAL STAFF PROVIDED BY ASSOCIATED FIRM: Not Applicable

NAME OF SENIOR STAFF

Dr. Fanindra Prasad Neupane and Ms. Anju Bohara, Agri. Officer were responsible for participatory research and report writing.

NARRATIVE DESCRIPTION OF PROJECT

The objective of the research was to increase the productivity of wheat and maintain the sustainability of its cropping systems through participatory varietal selection. Baseline survey of 100 households (50 each in Tanki Sinuwari and Sidraha) and farmers’ field visits was carried out for research on participatory varietal selection.

DESCRIPTION OF SERVICES PROVIDED

Increasing the productivity of wheat and maintaining the sustainability of its cropping systems through participatory varietal selection.