Name of the project: Capacity Development of Marginal Farmers in Vermin Compost Manufacture for facilitating Bio-Dynamic Farming Systems and Sustainable Agro-Ecology
Startfund Fred Foundation
Hilversum 1200 AL,
Project Duration: From 05-08-2009 to 04-08-2010 (1 year)
Main Aims of the project:
- To conserve the agro-eco system for sustained productivity of agricultural lands through the promotion and popularisation of bio intensive farming systems.
- To eradicate extreme poverty among the marginal farmers through the income earned from increased agriculture yields,
Brief project description:
The purpose of the project is to impart Capacity Building Training to the 100 marginalized farmers of 5 villages on Vermi compost manufacturing process. It is also proposed to set-up Vermin compost manufacturing units for their socio, economic, Agriculture development. The vermin-compost improves the fertility of farming lands, the fruitfulness of the crop yields, the quality and quantity of various crop produces for the welfare of the farmers. It is hopeful to improve the socio, economic conditions of the target farmers in sustainable manner. Through this project implementation we intend to contribute 2 of 8 Millennium Development Goals i.e., MDG No.1 “Eradication of Extreme Poverty and Hunger” & MDG No.7 “Ensure Environmental Sustainability”.