Brown of Maramures – biodiversity conservation, tradition and assurance of well-being
Brown of Maramures – biodiversity conservation, tradition and assurance of well-being
The project “Brown of Maramures - biodiversity conservation, tradition and assurance of well-being” aims at conservation of biodiversity in the hilly and sub-mountainous areas of northern part of Maramures County, with the support and in the benefit of local communities. Specific activities will be carried out (i) to support the conservation of the local cattle genus ”Brown of Maramure?”, (ii) to maintain and improve the flow of services provided by the agricultural and forests ecosystems, (iii) to promote the development of alternative solution for income increase.
 
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Project Snapshot

Grantee:
Asociatia Crescatorilor de Taurine
Country:
Romania
Area Of Work:
Biodiversity
Land Degradation
Grant Amount:
US$ 39,990.00
Co-Financing Cash:
US$ 19,680.00
Co-Financing in-Kind:
US$ 21,080.00
Project Number:
ROM/SGP/OP5/CORE/BD/11/05
Status:
Satisfactorily Completed
Project Characteristics and Results
Significant Participation of Indigenous Peoples
75 households participate at trainings on the cattle breeding, 400 households apply traditional methods of conservation of the local cattle genus, 30 locals participate on an experience exchange trip, 40 youngsters participate on mountain hay meadows conservation trainings, 75 women participate at trainings on milk processing, 1000 persons participate at information activities.
Gender Focus
At the reference area of the project, the main activities of the locals is animal breeding and wood processing. The role of women is exclusively household maintenance. The project proposes to sustain women to be able to capitalize milk based products. The local women hold the traditional recipes of milk processing, which makes the area specific of their cheese products, which can become local brands.
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Indicators
Empowerment
Number of CBOs / NGOs participated / involved in SGP project 1
Empowerment
Number of women participated / involved in SGP project 75
Empowerment
Number of value added labels/certifications/quality standards received or achieved 2
Empowerment
Number and type of support linkages established with local governments/authorities 5
Biophysical
Hectares of land sustainably managed by project 20
Livehood
Increase in household income by increased income or reduced costs due to SGP project 10
Livehood
Number of households who have benefited* from SGP project 75
Livehood
Number of individuals (gender diaggregated) who have benefited* from SGP project 1000

Grantee Contact

Mr. Dorel Gheorghe Codrea
Phone: +40723260831
Fax: 0262 314522
 

Address

Str. Bogdan Voda 240/244
Sighetu Marmatiei , Maramures , 435500

SGP Country office contact

Mrs. Tania Mihu
Phone:
+4 021 201 7827
Fax:
+4 021 201 7828
Email:
Ms. Andreea Ihos
Phone:
+4 021 201 7827
Fax:
+4 021 201 7828
Email:

Address

UN House, 48A Primaverii Blvd., sector 1
Bucharest