The project identifies sectors with potential to add to the economic growth activities of the area. Rice seed, black and red persimmon, onion seed, olive, walnut, pear and lemon grass have potential. 236 business interest groups formed around these trades with a membership of 3,629 farmers. 2,381 farmers trained in value chain development. Over 1,500 producers trained in enterprise development. Around 2,300 Farmers provided with economic support under this programme.
Under Value chain a comprehensive approach entailing technical and managerial support for establishing and supporting potential value chains, small scale enterprises and entrepreneurs have been adopted. These approaches include
Formation of Business Interest Groups (BIGs)
Enhancing and refining business skills at local levels
Orientation on markets/trends
Linkages with renowned and known business development services providers
The Programme has organized 3,629 farmers around 236 Business Interest Groups (BIGs). The Programme has trained 2,381 men and women members in value chain development. It has introduced 1,195 men and women to major markets. Their linkages with Business Development Service Providers established. As a result their products have refined and improved as per international standards.
Details of Economic Activities - Formation of Business Interest Groups (BIGs)
NO. OF FARMERS/PRODUCERS REGISTERED AS MEMBERS IN BIGS
Details of Economic Activities - Capacity Building of Farmers and Producers and Economic Support
NO. OF FARMERS TRAINED IN VALUE CHAIN DEVELOPMENT
NO. OF FARMERS TRAINED IN ENTERPRISE DEVELOPMENT
NO. OF FARMERS EXPOSED TO BEST PRACTICES AND MARKETS THROUGH EXPOSURE VISITS
NO. OF FARMERS PROVIDED WITH VARIOUS ECONOMIC SUPPORTS (IN KINDS)