Civil Society Grant Facility

Posted On: May 17th, 2019

Title of the Project      Socio Economic empowerment initiatives for sustainable management and marketing of NWFPs

Location of the project    Samtse

Name of the applicant      NWFP Management Group, Namseling, Sangacholing Gewog,

Duration of the project    18 Months

Total Cost of the project (in Nu/ EUR)      Nu 2,098,750.00

Objectives of the project             

  • Sustainable harvesting of NWFPs
  • Development of Post-harvest techniques
  • Marketing & Trade
  • Women & youth empowerment on sustainable resource management
  • Skill & capacity development of NWFPs
  • Strengthen good governance of NWFP group

Target groups/ final beneficiaries              NWFP group members from 22 households

Estimated results           

  • Socio-economic empowerment on sustainable resource management and marketing of NWFPs for improvement of rural livelihood.
  • Improved NWFP processing technology and processing techniques.
  • Capacity on the NWFP Group members enhanced.
  • Strengthened governance of NWFP Group.

Main activities 

  • Group coordination meetings
  • In country study visit
  • Ex country study visit
  • Propagation and plantation
  • Processing technology
  • Post-harvest technology
  • Develop marketing strategy
  • Procure basic equipment
  • Book and record keeping training
  • Training on value chain development
  • Awareness training on governance