CSO Grant Facility

Bhutan

Category: CSO Projects

Posted On: October 8th, 2018

Title of the Project: Empowering women and skill development for sustainable management and marketing of NWFPs.

Location of the project: Samdrupjongkhar Dzongkhag, Orong Gewog, Pheluma Village

Name of the applicant: NWFPs management group, Pheluma

Duration of the project:  24 months

Total Cost of the project (in Nu/): Nu 1,035,340.00

Objectives of the project:

  1. Sustainable harvesting and marketing of cane and bamboo products
  2. Youth and women empowerment on sustainable resource management
  3. Skill development of NWFP members
  4. Good governance of group.

Target groups/ final beneficiaries: 53 members

Estimated results:

  1. Empowerment on sustainable resource management and marketing of NWFP products for rural livelihood enhancement
  2. Strengthening the governance of NWFP group

Main activities:

  1. Intensive training course on cane and bamboo products development
  2. Procurement of basic equipment for group members
  3. Bamboo furniture training
  4. Exposure visits (focus to women members)