Project Coordination and Monitoring Unit (PCMU)

Emergency 2007 Cyclone Recovery and Restoration Project (ECRRP) & Urban Resilience Project (URP)

Programming Division, Planning Commission, Ministry of Planning

DAE (Achievements)

Department of Agriculture Extension (DAE) Part

Sub-component A.1: Support to crop sub-sector 

To promote improved production and marketing technologies in the sub-sector and finance a comprehensive technology package, model demonstrations of improved technologies and agronomic practices, and farmers knowledge through technical assistance and training to increase the long-term productivity of popular and new crops/varieties and encourage agricultural diversification in the affected area and improve resilience to face such disasters in the future.

Assistance was given in the form of Horticulture saplings, Boro Rice seeds, Aus Rice seeds, T.Aman Rice seeds, Pulse seeds, Till seeds.

Affected farmers were grouped in several FFS each consisting of 25 farmers. The FFS were also given free the following agricultural equipment:

SL No.

Items

Nos

01.

  Power Tiller

1364 nos.

02.

  Power Thrasher

644 nos.

03.

  Batch Dryer

52 nos.

04.

  Knapsack Sprayer

961 nos.

05.

  Foot Pump Sprayer

2,227 nos.

06.

  HH Seed Silos

26,247 nos.

07.

  LLP

801 nos.

08.

  USG Applicators

1,269 nos.

 

Training and Capacity Building

SL No.

Items

Nos

01.

  FFS Formation

351 nos.

02.

  Beneficiaries trained

17,550 nos.

Nos. of total beneficiaries   

241,558 HHS

 

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