Cereal Systems Initiative for South Asia (CSISA- MI)

UP to June 2017

Donor: USAID

Duration: 2015- September 2017

Focal person: A H Gazi Salah Uddin Ahmed, Deputy Director

Tel: +880-421-68823

Goal/Objectives

To increase farm household income and agricultural productivity focusing on improved cereal cropping systems, fish, livestock and other high-value agricultural crops and vegetables.

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Major Component/Activities

1. Widespread delivery, participatory fine-tuning and adoption of improved varieties, production technologies and natural resource management for cereal and fish systems in order to improve productivity, income and resilience to risk.

2. Socioeconomic and farming systems analysis for technology targeting and the development and improvement of market linkages and livelihood systems for inclusive agricultural growth and sustainable poverty reduction.

3. Formalize for the parties, the project targets and time frame, fund allocation, indemnity and liability, intellectual property right, amendments and modifications and termination of the agreement.

Operational Area

District: 07 (Jessore, Jhenaidah, Magura, Meherpur, Narail, Khulna & Satkhira)

Upazila: 10 (Jhikargacha, Monirampur, Shailkupa, Shalikha, Mujibnagar, Narial sadar, Kalia, Lohagora, Dumuria, Tala)

Union: 11, Village: 16

Other Information

No. of Employees: 15 (male: 14, female: 01)

No. of Beneficiaries: 272 (male: 260, female: 12)

No. of Indirect Beneficiaries: 1,142

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