Civil Society Grant Facility

Posted On: October 8th, 2018

Title of the Project: Production of Gliricidia leaf meal (supplement feed for dairy cows and poultry birds)

Location of the project: Sarpang Dzongkhag (Geog – Dekiling)

Name of the applicant: Kuenchap Loday (Executive BD)

Duration of the project: 12 months

Total Cost of the project (in Nu/ EUR): Nu.; 1,000,040.00

Objectives of the project:

  • Making rural women capable into taking up economic activity with the sense of responsible mentor in the family and society in income generation.
  • To substitute soya bean for poultry feed formulation in feed mills and reduced the import and make the commercial feed cheaper.
  • Making accessible for cheaper feed supplement to the dairy farmers.

Target groups/ final beneficiaries:

Rural women with marginal income generation and the communities of 16 group members are the direct beneficiary from the proposed project.

Estimated results:

  • A dryer shed is constructed in a GRF land.
  • The relevant machinery and materials are in place
  • The group members can process and produce leguminous leaf meals
  • Product awareness carried out and developed strategic marketing
  • The group members acquired skills on leaf meal production technology
  • Enhance the individual income generation and group saving
  • Women stands at the fore front in taking up economic activities
  • Main activities Construction of dyer structure with electrification &chain link surrounding fencing.
  • Training and demonstration on leaf making meals
  • Procurement of gliricidica grinder machine and accessories
  • Product awareness
  • Full production of leaf meals