Acheiving Sustainable Livelihood through Goat & Beef Value chain Intervention (ASL)

UP to June 2017

Donor: Heifer International, Bangladesh

Duration: December 2016 – June 2021

Focal person: Kazi Mazed Nawaz, Director

Tel: +880-421-68823

Goal/Objectives

To achieve sustainable livelihood of 1,500 smallholder farmers mainly through goat and beef value chain interventions by 2021.

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Objective 1: To increase income and asset as per living income benchmark

Objective 2: To increase availability and access to nutritious food

Objective 3: To build resilient communities to combat climate change effects

Objective 4: To empower women at family and community levels

Objective 5: To build social capital within the community

Major Component/Activities

1. Selection of project participants

2. Formation of self-help groups (SHG)

3. Empowerment and capacity building

4. Technical and input support :

5. Activities for Improving Livelihoods

6. Integration into producer’s organizations

7. Business development and value chain creation

8. Addition activities to enhance marketing system and improved livelihoods

Operational Area

District: 01 (Natore), Upazila: 01 (Baraigram), Union: 02 (Joari & Majgaon), Village: 10

Other Information

No. of Employees: 8 (male: 7, female: 1)

No. of Beneficiaries: 250 (female)

No. of Indirect Beneficiaries: 1,050

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