Improving the livelihoods of Rural Farmers while using New Technology to adjust to climate change
Improving the livelihoods of Rural Farmers while using New Technology to adjust to climate change
The inability to adequately produce good quality agricultural products for sale given the varies of the weather due to climate change. The temperatures have increased over time and water for agriculture is becoming less available. It is becoming more difficult to farm in the traditional way and there is need to use improved technology to maintain or even increase yields.
 
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Project Snapshot

Grantee:
Sandy Point Agricultural Co-operative Society Ltd
Country:
Saint Kitts and Nevis
Area Of Work:
Community Based Adaptation
CapDev
Land Degradation
Grant Amount:
US$ 43,778.00
Co-Financing Cash:
Co-Financing in-Kind:
US$ 25,926.00
Project Number:
STK/SGP/OP5/Y4/CORE/LD/14/10
Status:
Satisfactorily Completed
Project Characteristics and Results
Gender Focus
Community Male Female Specific Roles Land preparation; Production Crop maintenance Distribution of sales Infrastructural Development Marketing, Packaging, Processing, Crop maintenance, Bookkeeping, Cooking Anticipated Benefits Increased income Work experience Revenue from sale of produce More access to food Time saved by not trying to sell individually will be put into productive use
Capacity - Building Component
Provide technical assistance training in agriculture for SPACS members in the new technology over a three month period. To develop capacity among members in marketing, budgeting and money management during the last half of the project
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Grantee Contact

Mr Lionel Stevens
Phone: 18696642732
Email: trusme4life@hotmail.com
 

Address

Main Street
Sandy Point , St. Anne ,

SGP Country office contact

Ms. Ilis Watts
Email:

Address

Conaree Village, Conaree, St. Kitts (temporary)