Erosion Control through Environmental Friendly, Sustainable Farming and Cultural Practices in Omor community, Anayamelum LGA
Erosion Control through Environmental Friendly, Sustainable Farming and Cultural Practices in Omor community, Anayamelum LGA
As a result of rural-urban migration by men, women farmers have the primary responsibility for all food crops production, harvesting and marketing in Ezeora Oranja Village, Omor, Anyamelum local government area, Anambra state, Nigeria. These farmers are however faced with steady declining yield of food crops due to loss of soil fertility caused by over cultivation of land. Project activities will therefore include: training of 100 farmers on sustainable forms of agriculture that satisfy human needs. 100 participants (farmers) will be given basic equipments (hoe, matchet, wheel barrow, and digger) to carry out organic farming in two demonstration farms covering 12 plots of land (donated by the community) during the course. A centre-based workshop (2 days) and field-based training (3 months) will be held. Five extension agents from the Agricultural Development Programme (ADP) and five volunteers from Ezeora Oranja Village, Omor, Anyamelum local government area will help out in pre-season training. Planting materials (e.g. yam, cassava, maize, melon, etc.) will be procured from ADP. Training will focus on the principles and techniques of ecological farming, including growing various arable crops yam, cassava, maize and melon in between alleys by planted hedgerows of pigeon pea.
 
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Project Snapshot

Grantee:
Rural Women Farmers Association
Country:
Nigeria
Area Of Work:
Land Degradation
Grant Amount:
US$ 25,600.00
Co-Financing Cash:
Co-Financing in-Kind:
US$ 5,000.00
Project Number:
NGA/SGP/OP5/Y3/STAR/LD/13/10
Status:
Project activities completed, final reports pending

Grantee Contact

Mr Anthony Okwuchukwu
Phone: 07038373036
Email: rwomens90@yahoo.com
 

Address

No 4 Abgu Ogbu-efi Street, Woliwo layout Onitsha, Ezeonyia Oranja village, Omor,
Anayamelum L.G.A Anambra state , South South ,

SGP Country office contact

Mrs Ibironke Olubamise
Phone:
+2347082648989
Email:
Ms Rose Agbo
Phone:
+2347082648989
Email:

Address

C/O UN House, 617/618 Diplomatic Zone, Central Business District, FCT
Abuja, West Africa, 90001