Vegetable Production as an Enterprise for Poverty Alleviation in the Eastern Nepal

PROJECT LOCATION Ilam and Panchthar Districts
PROFESSIONAL STAFF 2
OTHER STAFF 4
NAME OF CLIENT/DONOR International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD), Nepal
NO. OF PROFESSIONAL MAN MONTHS 8
NO. OF OTHER MAN MONTHS 24
START DATE (Month/Year) April 2003
COMPLETION DATE (Month/Year) September 2003
APPROX. VALUE OF SERVICES US $ 2,500
NAME OF ASSOCIATION FIRM, IF ANY:  
NO. OF MAN-MONTHS OF PROFESSIONAL STAFF PROVIDED BY ASSOCIATED FIRM: Not Applicable

NAME OF SENIOR STAFF

Mr. Buddhi Raj Dhakal and Ms. Amina Maharjan were responsible for study design, survey supervision, data analysis and report writing.

NARRATIVE DESCRIPTION OF PROJECT

Recognizing the efforts made by CEAPRED in developing the Dhankuta model of vegetable/vegetable seed production as an option for poverty alleviation, the ICIMOD has entrusted the Centre for developing status and potential report on vegetable and vegetable seed production as an Enterprise for Poverty Alleviation. This assignment concerns conduction of research study in 11 VDCs of Ilam district to collect field data and carry out analysis on status and potentials of vegetable and vegetable seed an an enterprise in bio-diversity corridors at the ICIMOD project sites.

DESCRIPTION OF SERVICES PROVIDED

  • 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