CSO Grant Facility

Bhutan

Category: CSO Projects

Posted On: May 17th, 2019

Title of the Project        Enhancing rural income through value addition of ginger & turmeric

Location of the project    Zhemgang

Name of the applicant       Khenrig Namsum Cooperative

Duration of the project    18 Months

Total Cost of the project (in Nu/ EUR)      Nu. 2,345,350.00

Objectives of the project             

  • To establish turmeric & ginger processing plant
  • TO market naturally grown ginger & turmeric to Europe and local market
  • Encourage farmers on sustainable agriculture
  • Diversify the KNC processed products

Target groups/ final beneficiaries    15 members, and communities growing ginger and turmeric (50 farmers)

Estimated results           

  • Well equipped ginger and turmeric powder processing plant
  • High quality products for market in Europe
  • Sustainable cultivation

Main activities 

  • Construction of processing plant
  • Equipment
  • Value addition processes
  • Trial marketing
  • Learning experience sharing