Organic agriculture in Wanica (van Hattemweg)
Organic agriculture in Wanica (van Hattemweg)
This project aims to support local farmers with more sustainable agricultural techniques, such as abandoning the use of chemicals, and learning to make compost. The farmers will also be taught how to keep a small administration, so as to be more professional in their business.
 
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Project Snapshot

Grantee:
Stichting Ontwikkeling Rurale Gebieden
Country:
Suriname
Area Of Work:
Chemicals
Grant Amount:
US$ 29,000.00
Co-Financing Cash:
Co-Financing in-Kind:
US$ 30,000.00
Project Number:
SUR/SGP/OP5/CORE/CH/12/01
Status:
Satisfactorily Completed
Project Characteristics and Results
Notable Community Participation
Community will participate during the whole assessment of identifying farmers who want to be part of the group of farmers receiving training on organic agriculture. The farmers will be using their own plots of land for these agricultural activities. The farmers will be using their own basic equipment
Emphasis on Sustainable Livelihoods
The farmers will be able to increase their income, because of the training they will receive. But most importantly, they will also be able to improve their health situation when not using chemicals anymore.

Grantee Contact

Loes Trustfull
Email: nelloes@sr.net
 

Address

Hermitage weg 91
Paramaribo ,

SGP Country office contact

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

Address

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