Cereal Systems Initiative for South Asia (CSISA- MI)

UP to March 2018

Donor: USAID

Duration: 2015- September 2018

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

Tel: +880-421-68823


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

Major Component/Activities

1. Farmers Training on Conservation Agriculture (CA) practice

2.Local Service Providers (LSPs) Learning visit on Power Tiller Operated Seeder (PTOS), Axial Flow Pump (AFP) and Reaper

3.LSPs Training on PTOS, AFP and Reaper

4.Basic Mechanics Training on PTOS

5.Motivational Tour on CA Machinery

6.Farmers Field Day AFP, PTOS and Reaper

7.Agro Technology Fair

Operational Area

District: 09 (Jessore, Jhenaidah, Chuadanga, Magura, Meherpur, Narail, Khulna, Bagerhat & Satkhira)

Upazila: 21 (Jashore Sadar, Jhikargacha, Monirampur, Bagharpara, Chowgacha, Keshabpur Jhenaidah Sadar, Shailkupa, Kotchandpur, Alamdanga, Magura Sadar, Shalikha, Shreepur, Meherpur Sadar, Mujibnagar, Narial sadar, Kalia, Lohagora, Dumuria, Bagerhat Sadar & Tala)

Union: 51, Village: 68

Other Information

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

No. of Beneficiaries: 3,874(male: 2,812, female: 1,061)

No. of Indirect Beneficiaries: 16,271