Securing livelihoods through low emission pathway of Climate Smart Agro-Processing Facility in Kuru Kururu
Securing livelihoods through low emission pathway of Climate Smart Agro-Processing Facility in Kuru Kururu
The main objective of the project is to modernize the operations of the agroprocessing facility with a focus on increasing efficiency in the throughput using a climate smart approach. The project will see the acquisition of specialize equipment capable of working with the type of vegetables and fruits grown in the Kuru Kururu. The equipment includes; vegetable washer, vegetable pealer, vegetable slicer, vegetable dryer, pouch filing machine and a stainless-steel table. In addition, a photovoltaic system will be acquired to power the equipment. The emphasis is on reducing labour inputs and increase the outputs through a redesign throughput using a climate smart approach. Specifically, the project will;
1. Acquire agroprocessing equipment for new operations.
2. Construct facility to house equipment and processing throughput.
3. Install photovoltaic (PV) system and electrical upgrade to power processing equipment
 
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Project Snapshot

Grantee:
Kuru Kururu Farmers Crops & Livestock Association
Country:
Guyana
Area Of Work:
Climate Change Mitigation
Grant Amount:
US$ 28,023.00
Co-Financing Cash:
US$ 20,154.00
Co-Financing in-Kind:
US$ 7,896.00
Project Number:
GUY/SGP/OP6/Y5/CORE/CC/2019/01
Status:
Currently under execution

Grantee Contact

Ms Denise Thomas
Phone: 5926719971
Email: omas52169@gmail.com
 

Address

Lot 117 Kuru Kururu
Soesdyke-Linden Highway , 4 ,

SGP Country office contact

Mariscia Charles
Email:

Address

107-108 Duke Street, Kingston
Georgetown