Ensuring Sustainable livelihoods of Frarmers in District Commewijne by promoting sustainable agricultural practices as an alternative to conventional farming.
Ensuring Sustainable livelihoods of Frarmers in District Commewijne by promoting sustainable agricultural practices as an alternative to conventional farming.
The project aims to support farmers to improve their agricultural activities, to be more sustainable by not using chemicals anymore, and to teach them how they can transform into a more professional business.
 
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Project Snapshot

Grantee:
Stichting Agrarische Vrouwen
Country:
Suriname
Area Of Work:
Chemicals
Grant Amount:
US$ 49,879.50
Co-Financing Cash:
US$ 1,900.00
Co-Financing in-Kind:
US$ 1,400.00
Project Number:
SUR/SGP/OP4/Y3/CORE/2010/06
Status:
Satisfactorily Completed
Project Characteristics and Results
Capacity - Building Component
Different training sessions will be provided in this project, such as Global GAP, organic farming, composting, land management, crop health, etc etc.
Notable Community Participation
The farmers will participate in the various training sessions, and they will be using their own plots to grow the vegetables more sustainably.
Indicators
Empowerment
Number of CBOs / NGOs participated / involved in SGP project 2
Empowerment
Number of women participated / involved in SGP project 50
Livehood
Number of households who have benefited* from SGP project 60
Livehood
Number of individuals (gender diaggregated) who have benefited* from SGP project 150
Biophysical
Reduction in the amount released into the environment or elimination of POPs through the SGP Kilogram (Kg) of DDT (C14H9Cl5) eliminated or release into the environment prevented 100

Grantee Contact

Mr System Administrator
 

Address

Pandit Tilakhdariweg 11-13
Commewijne , Tamanredjo ,

SGP Country office contact

Mr. Eric Wijngaarde
Phone:
597-420030 ext. 238
Email:

Address

UNDP Sub-office Paramaribo, Gongrijpstraat 25
Paramaribo, Latin America