Integrated Farming project was executed by IPED from April 2008 to June
2011, with US$125,000 in funding from the Multilateral Investment Fund
of the Inter-American Development Bank Project ATN/M E-10884-GY and
US$52,000 from IPED; along with the support of IICA
and Partners of the
Americas. The project particularly targeted farmers of hinterland
Regions 1, 7, 8 and 9.
Project Status Report, Jul 2010 - Dec 2010: '166 farmers (project
target 300) are practising integrated farming of which 36% are women
(target 25%) and 23% have fish pond (target 30%). Thirty one (31) demonstration
model farms have been established against a target of 30, of which at
least 2 in each of the 10 Administrative Regions. The minimum target
was achieved for Regions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 and 10. Only 1 demo farmer
was located in Region 9 and none in Region 8. Twenty five (25) farmers
have shared their experiences in integrated farming in 34 farm workshops
against an end of project target of 40'. (A copy of the IDB
is also archived on this website)
Project Status Report, Jan 2010 - Jun 2010: 'One hundred and twenty
nine (129) farmers (project target 300) are practicing integrated farming
of which 49% are women (target 25%) and 21% have fish pond or fish cage
(target 30%). Twenty five (25) demonstration model farms have been established
of a target of 30 of which at least 2 in each of the 10 Administrative
Regions. The minimum target of 2 was achieved for Regions 2, 4, 5, 6
and 10. Only 1 demo farmer was active in each of Regions 1, 7 and 9.
Twenty (20) farmers have shared their experiences in integrated farming
in 26 on-farm workshops against an annual target of 20 workshops after
the first half-year'. (A copy of the IDB
is also archived on this website).
The project has produced an Integrated
Farming Manual .
(2011) Chin L., Matadial W., Itwaru R. & McKenzie S.. Editor: John
Project Summary is available on the IDB website. The project has
been featured in local news.
IDB Project Reports Archived on this Website