Civil Society Grant Facility

Posted On: October 8th, 2018

Title of the Project: Broom grass propagation and product diversification by Batasey NWFP group

Location of the project: Tsirang Dzongkhag. Kilkhorthang Gewog, Batasey Village

Name of the applicant: Batasey NWFP Group

Duration of the project: 12 months

Total Cost of the project (in Nu/): Nu 980,000.00

Objectives of the project:

  1. To enhance Socio -economic empowerment in society especially womens group;
  2. To create or generate empolyment for youth in self help group and reduce rural-urban migration;
  3. Up scaling of broom management and marketing for the benefit of its members;
  4. To develop capacity of memebers through attending various workshops and trainnings in country as well as in outside countries.

Target groups/ final beneficiaries: 15 members

Estimated results

  1. Acres of land identified and demarcated for broom grass plantation by  women groups;
  2. broom grass nursery developed for raising broom grass;
  3. Generate employment oppertunities for the youths in the group;
  4. Five acres land taken up for broom grass plantation and management by the group;
  5. 15 farmers/women groups under go training and awarenes program;
  6. Numbers of farmers/ extension agents undergo exposure visit/ study tour to neighbouring areas;
  7. Numbers of office equipment and assocessories procured for the project

Main activities:

  1. Awareness meeting and recruitment of new members if they are willing to join the group
  2. Identifying of suitable additional areas for the creation of Nursary and for plantation of additional seedlings
  3. Nursary establishement for the seedling propagation
  4. Harvesting and drying of broom grass
  5. Binding and Marketing of brooms