Agriculture,  Livestock and Fisheries Unit

Duration: 01.07.2013 to ongoing

Objective: To promote food security thus reduces poverty adopting innovative technologies in agriculture and livestock production.

Major activities: Identifying local needs and potentialities, skill training, demonstration on new technologies in agriculture and livestock, door step technical follow-up and marketing supports.

Implementation process: Interested farmers are organized on cluster basis and developing their capacities, encouraged taking promotional activities on agriculture and livestock farming thus making it cost-effective through 5 micro finance branches of 2 upazillas under Sirajganj district.

Total Budget: Tk.1.6 crore

Source of fund: Palli Karmo Sahayak Foundation (PKSF).

Kuwait Goodwill Fund (KGF)

Duration: 01.07.2014 to ongoing

Objective: To enhance food production adopting innovative technologies in agriculture and livestock production thus change livelihoods.

Major activities: Identifying farmer’s needs & potentialities, skill training, demonstration on appropriate/modern/new technologies in agriculture (AWD method, pheromone trap, vermin-compost, etc.) and livestock farming (goat rearing in slatted house), micro-finance supports in IGA, door step technical follow-up and marketing supports.

Implementation process: Interested farmers are organized on cluster basis and developing their capacities and skills, encouraged them taking appropriate technologies on agriculture and livestock farming thus earn more profit through 18 microfinance branches of 6 upazillas under Sirajganj district.

Technical Assistance Budget: 29.18 lac

Source of fund: Palli Karmo Sahayak Foundation (PKSF).