GREEN PROJECT

Green project was initiated on January 2014 in district Battagram, Shangla, Upper Dir,Kohistan and Swat and completed on December 31, 2014. The main objective of proposed project was “To identify poor & marginalized farmer community and assist them both technically and financially for their economic empowerment i.e. better livelihood, employment & enterprise development & to encourage them to carry out their business activities in the form of groups for sustainability
Other objectives include;

  • To help affiliated groups in reducing their individual cost of input purchasing, production, processing and marketing
  • Empower farmers with knowledge and skills to make them experts in their own fields
  • Build farmers’ capacity to make their farming more profitable and sustainable
  • Support farmers in learning how to organize themselves and their communities
  • Enhance the relationships between farmers, extensionists and researchers so that they can jointly develop options for the specific local conditions.

Key activities:

  • Orientation workshop for staff and LSO activists
  • Identification of progressive farmers through LSO
  • Farmer’s orientation and mobilization
  • Formation of farmer business groups
  • Need assessment surveys through project staff and LSO
  • Farmer’s capacity building in record keeping, basic accounting
  • Farmer’s capacity building in crop production and management
  • Linkages development and Marketing trainings
  • Establishment of demonstration plots
  • Establishment of forest and fruit plant nurseries
  • Exposure visits/learning trips
  • documentaries

Progress as of December 2014


Community Orientation workshop (pax)

292

Field Days for FBGs-Farmer Bussiness Group (Pax)

255

4 days Enterprise Development training (Pax)

257

Seed Distribution and germination Training  (Pax)

258

New plantation and conversion of wild Olive in to europen (Pax)

100

Two Days Training On grafting and nursary producation (Pax)

100

Agriculture inputs-distribution for Demo plots

258

New Olive Plantation (5 Plants Each Members)

100

2 Day Technical & Skill Training (Pax)

258

Followup visit of  Olive grafting (Pax)

400

Field Days on strawberry runner propagation (Pax)

100

Farmer's Group Formed

1

Farmer's Group Membership (Pax)

100

Followup visit of Demo plot (Pax)

80

2 Day Technical & Skill Training on Strawberry Runner (Pax)

100

Tool Kits Distribution  (Pax)

100

EDT Advance for FEBs Office Bearers (Pax)

60

Follow Up Visit of Strawberry Propagation  (Pax)

100