On-Farm Training Program for Agriculture based Livelihood Development
Donors / Sponsors :
Geographical Coverage :
National Level –Pakistan
Training Activities :
Small Scale Farming
Trading of Food Commodities
Development of Dates Value AdditionEnterprise
Food Preserving and Processing
Angora Rabbit Farming
On-farm capacity building of about 3,600 un-employed youth / small-scale farmers
Proposed Research Station will provide livelihood opportunities to about 10,000 unemployed youth / farmers including 3,600 trainees.
About 25 replicable hands-on training modules will be available
The demonstration of energy-efficient and low carbon model farming
The farming entrepreneurship model will be available
A wide range of agriculture based livelihood development opportunities will be available
The research station model farm will project itself as the low carbon, low cost and energy efficient farming model
Most of the trainees will be able to start agri-business easily on their own farms
Market linkages will be developed with private sector
The unemployed 2,000 males and 1,600 females particularly fromRawalpindi/Islamabadand generally from rural backward areas of KPK, Sindh, Balochistan andPunjabprovince will be the main beneficiaries. In addition to this, more farmers may also be inducted for training courses and income generation programs at the research station.
Promoting ecological conservation through participatory development by the active involvement of community at grassroots level.