CSO Grant Facility

Bhutan

Category: CSO Projects

Posted On: May 17th, 2019

Title of the Project     Enhancing production of local kidney beans through climate smart technologies

Location of the project   Udzrong, Trashigang

Name of the applicant    Udzorong Oray Marketing Group

Duration of the project   12 months

Total Cost of the project (in Nu/ EUR)    Nu 1,296,850.00

Objectives of the project             

  • To increase reliance of Udzorog gewog through promotion of stout crop like kidney beans
  • To promote locally produced protein rich diet for nutritional security

Target groups/ final beneficiaries       65 households in the village

Estimated results           

  • Improved management of the group through capacity development
  • Locals adopt climate smart technologies for beans production
  • Installed post-harvest technologies for reducing post-harvest loss
  • Enhanced marketing by establishing new links with relevant agencies in the country

Main activities

  • Progress Meetings
  • Training in book keeping
  • Training in best agricultural practices
  • Install Tanks and water harvesting
  • Metal Silo installation