On-going Projects

Integrated Rural Development Project, Sindhupalchok, Kavre and Makwanpur, districts.

1. Background:

90% farmers in the project area belong to smallholders with an average landholding of 10 ropani land. An annual average income of the associated farmers is Rs. 175,000. These small farmers supply 90% of agro-products in the market and they till 90% of arable land.

2. Coverage area and beneficiaries

The project is being implemented in Bajrabarahi of Thaha Municipality of Makwanpur district, Devitar and Kavre VDCs of Kavrepalanchok district, and Kubinde of Chautary Municipality of Sindhupalchok district. Total targeted direct beneficiary population and households in these 4 VDCs are :  HHs: 1600, Population: 8960 (farmers).

3. Overall objective

The overall objective of the project is to contribute to enhance sustainable livelihoods for beneficiary smallholding farmers through integrated development approach intended to maximize the productivity of per unit of land.

4. Thematic activities:

4.1. Environment Conservation 4.2. Alternative Energy 4.3. Sustainable Agriculture  4.4. Sustainable Livestock 4.5. Appropriate Technology 4.6. Market Promotion/Linkage 4.7. Health & Sanitation 4.8. Capacity Development

5. Expected Outputs:

5.1. Environment Conservation: 60,000 3F trees planted.

5.2. Alternative Energy:  500 biogas plants constructed.

5.3. Sustainable Agriculture: 800 farmers start IPM/organic farming.

5.4. Sustainable Livestock: 300 model farmers develop integrated agro-livestock model, 2000 cattle AI-ed.

5.5. Appropriate Technology:  300 model farmers adopt appropriate technology.

5.6. Market Promotion:  300 farmers benefit from post harvest training. Market linkage for IPM/organic products established.

5.7. Health & Sanitation:  Health, hygiene and sanitary situation with about 1000  farming beneficiary households enhanced.

5.8. Capacity Development: Institutional capacity of 4 VDC level users  groups and 36 Ward Level users groups enhanced.

6. Introduction to Love Green Japan

Love Green Japan (LGJ) is a Tokyo-based non-profit development organization establish in 1991 in accordance with Japanese laws of non-profit organization (NPO). The vision of LGJ is to contribute to develop economically sustainable, environmentally sound and socio-culturally peaceful and harmonious communities in developing countries in Asian Regions.

LGJ has been working in partnership with sister NGO Love Green Nepal (LGN) in implementing projects on environment conservation, sustainable agriculture, small infrastructure and educational development in Nepal for the last 22 years. LGJ receives funding for projects from government agencies, corporate donors, NGOs, groups and individual donors with whom it shares its concerns and commitments.

The overall goal of LGJ’s mission in Nepal is to contribute to development of sustainable livelihoods for economically disadvantaged people in marginalized communities. LGJ strives to achieve its goal through implementation of integrated sustainable development projects with major activities such as environment conservation, sustainable agro-livestock, alternative energy, appropriate technology, health/sanitation, marketing, capacity development, etc.

For the last 22 years LGJ has been extending its support to sister NGO, LGN for implementing projects in VDCs from Kavrepalanchok, Sindhupalchok and Makwanpur districts.

7. Introduction to Love Green Nepal

Love Green Nepal (LGN) is a non-governmental organization (NGO) established in 1991. It is a legal entity registered (Regd. No. 249/048/49) with Kathmandu District Administrative Office of Nepal Government under the Organization Registration Act of 1977. LGN is affiliated (Affiliation No. 9149) to the Social Welfare Council a coordinating and umbrella body of NGOs in Nepal. It is also registered with Inland Revenue Department, Kathmandu (PAN No.301708975). LGN has been working in coordination with SWC and other government and non-government line agencies.

LGN’s head office is located in Sainbu VDC, Ward No. 1, Lalitpur. It operates field offices in Panchakhal, Anaikot, Kavre and Devitar VDCs of Kavre district and Kubinde and Bajrabarahi VDCs of Sindhupalchok and Makwanpur districts, respectively.

LGN has been working in partnership with LGJ for the last 23 years. Based on its professional capability in service delivery, visible outputs it has been demonstrating, and trust gained among the local communities, LGN is selected as a counterpart or partner NGO for this project. LGJ and LGN have been closely working in partnership by sharing common development philosophy, concepts and modality. LGN is one of reputed NGOs in Nepal making a difference in lives of the people in the grassroots communities.

8. Brief Annual Progress Report – Fiscal Year 2013/14

Descriptions of activities carried out under the IRDP Project:

A: Combined Data of Beneficiary Population and Households:

S.N. Description Bajrabarahi Kavre Devitar Kubinde Total
1. Households 451 353 535 366 1705
2. Total population 2525 1977 2996 2050 9548
3. Male participation 343 233 328 184 1088
4. Female participation 108 120 207 182 617

B: Combined Data of 3F Seedling Distributed in 4 VDCs:

S.N. Name of Species Bajrabarahi Kavre Devitar Kubinde Total
Local English Botanical          
  Fuelwood Seedlings (F1)
1. Chanp Michelia champaca  15 1010 373 200 1598
2. Bakaino China berry Melia azedarach 110 105 0 50 265
3. Paiu Himalayan Cherry Prunus cerasoides 46 3 0 0 49
4. Masala Eucalyptus Eucalyptus spp 115 5 100 0 220
5. Chiuri Nepalese Butter Fruit Aesandra butyraceae 0 202 119 150 471
6. Ginko Maiden hair Ginkgo biloba 10 0 0 0 10
7. Kalki Bottle Brush Callistemon citrinus 43 100 120 150 413
8. Dhupi Junipers Juniperus indica 120 150 171 0 441
9. Rudrakshya Utrasum-bead Tree Elaeocarpus sphaericus (Gaertn.) K. Schum 5 5 0 25 35
10. Sugandakokila Cinnamon spp. Cinnamomum glaucescencs 5 0 0 0 5
11. Kapur Cinnamon spp. Cinnamomum camphora 2 0 21 0 23
12. Bans Bamboo Dendrocalamusspp.(spictus) 158 100 0 0 258
13. Kaiyo Silky oak Grevillea robusta 199 100 95 150 544
14. Pipal Poplar Populas spp.  10 0 0 0 10
15. Tej Patta Cinnamon Cinnamomum tamala 329 200 258 150 937
16. Phalat Quercus species 74 0 0 0 74
17. Jai   48 0 0 0 48
18. Paulomiya   54 0 0 0 54
19 Neem Neem Azadirachta indica a. Juss 0 50 93 100 243
20 Shreekhanda Sandle wood Santalum album 0 0 0 25 25
21. Koiral Bauhinia variegata 0 50 91 0 141
Total 1343 2080 1441 1000 5864
  Fodder  Seedlings (F2)
1. Kimbu Mulberry Morus alba 38 2200 2215 1200 5653
2. Ipil Ipil White leadtree Leuceana leucocephala 19 0 0 0 19
3. Badahar Monkey Jack Artocarpus lakoocha 0 0 384 0 384
4. Bais   152 100 0 200 452
5. Kavro   0 0 0 50 50
Total 209 2300 2599 1450 6558
Fruit Seedlings (F3)
1. Naspati Pear Pyrus 100 200 150 50 500
2. Japani Haluwabed Japanese Persimmon Diospyros kaki 150 115 100 100 465
3. Syau Apple   200 0 0 0 200
4. Aalubakhada Plum Prunus 0 50 0 50 100
5. Lapsi Nepali hog plum Choerospondias axillaris 151 0 0 200 351
6. Aaru Peach Prunus persica 0 200 0 50 250
7. Khurpani Apricot Prunus armeniaca 0 0 100 0 100
8. Kagati Lemon C.limon 561 68 204 100 933
9. Nibuwa Lemon C.limon 187 36 0 0 223
10. Amba Guava Psidium guajava 0 300 168 200 668
11. Junar   0 0 0 100 100
12. Suntala Orange Citrus × sinensis 0 300 0 300 600
13. Katahar Jack fruit Artocarpus integrifolia 0 100 157 50 307
14. Anar Pomegranate Punica granatum 0 0 0 50 50
15. Coffee Coffee Coffea Arabica 0 20 119 0 139
16. Macadamianut Macadamianut Macadamia spp 0 20 0 0 20
Total 1349 1409 998 1250 5006
Total of above all (F1+F2+F3) 2901 5789 5038 3700 17428

C: Combined Data of Fodder Grass Slips Distributed in 4 VDCs:

S.N. Fodder Species Bajrabarahi Devitar Kubinde Kavre Total
1. Sumba Setaria 4900 7800 4310 750 17760
2. Mulato 0 5900 4710 3525 14135
3. Foreage peanut 0 6600 2125 3900 12625
4. Tall peanut 0 1000 3225 2050 6275
5. Paspalum 0 0 640 750 1390
6. Moth Nepier 4200 2400 2420 12525 21545
7. GreenLeaf Desmodium 380 0 2100 2250 4730
8. Kudoj 1750 0 0 0 1750
9. Setaria 5500 0 0 0 5500
10. Thin Nepier 0 1300 0 0 1300
    16730 25000 19530 25750 87010

D: Line Agencies’ Participation in Activities of 4 VDCs:

S.N. Organization Participation & Co-ordination of line agencies,
A. Makwanpur District  
1. Bajrabarahi VDC Office Participation in IPM follows up training, presentation of the activities conducted and budget plan in VDC Council.
2. Agriculture Service Center, Daman Participation in IPM follow- up training, participation in farmer study tour, various trainings, technical support & Arrangement for Farmer’s participation from Integrated Farmers Group in the meeting of Agricultural Service Center.
3. Livestock Service Center, Chitlang Required technical support, AI service & cattle dung test campaign.
4. Rapti Biogas Company, Hetauda Co-ordination for constructing biogas.
5. Integrated Farmer Group, Bajrabarahi Local partner for implementing LGN activities in Bajrabarahi.
B. Kavre Distict
1. Kavre VDC Office Activities monitoring, presentation of the activities conducted and budget plan in VDC Council.
2. Devitar VDC Office Presentation of the activities conducted and budget plan in VDC Council and construction of vegetable collection center in collaboration.
3. Disrtict Agriculture Development Office, Kavre Technical support in various trainings, Management of fruit seedlings.
3.1. Agriculture Service Center, Panchkhal Participation in IPM follow-up training & technical support.
3.2. Agriculture Service Center, Bhakunde Participation in IPM follow-up training & various trainings; technical support.
4. District Livestock Service Office, Kavre Tehnical support in Basic Livestock management Training, coordination in A.I. Service, Livestock Vaccination Campaign and technical support.
5. District Forest Office, Kavre Seedlings management for plantation.
6. Deurali Biogas Company, Banepa Working as lead company in biogas construction.
7. Model Leader Farmer Group & Chautari Agricultural Co-operative Ltd, Devitar Local partner for implementing LGN activities in Devitar VDC.
8. Model Leader Farmer Group, Kavre Local partner for implementing LGN activities in Kavre VDC.
C. Sindhupalchok District  
1. Kubinde VDC Office Activities monitoring, coordination in Basic Organic Vegetable Cultivation Training, participation in various meetings.
2. Disrtict Agriculture Development Office, Sindhupalchok Participation in IPM follow-up training, technical support in various trainings, Management of fruit seedlings.
3. District Livestock Service Office, Sindhupalchok Technical support in Basic Livestock management Training, coordination in Livestock Vaccination Campaign and technical support.
4. District Forest Office, Sindhupalchok Seedlings management for plantation.
5. Model Leader Farmer Group and VDC Level Farmers Group, Kubinde Local partner for implementing LGN activities in Kubinde VDC.
6. Deurali Cooperative Ltd., Kubinde Coordination in Goat Farming Program

Combined Expenditures of 4 VDCs:

S.N. Activities Bajrabarahi Kavre Devitar Kubinde Other Total
1. Environment conservation 105,008.00 105,980.00 131,662.00 100,895.00 0.00 443,545.00
2. Alternative energy 210,000.00 72,900.00 221,640.00 0.00 0.00 504,540.00
3. Sustainable agriculture 376,282.00 450,131.00 681,055.00 431,681.00 0.00 1,939,149.00
4. Sustainable livestock 308,129.00 246,692.00 335,787.00 366,050.00 0.00 1,256,658.00
5. Appropriate technology 279,951.73 460,020.44 480,455.37 261,662.88 0.00 1,482,090.42
6. Health and sanitation 41,219.00 0.00 127,200.00 0.00 0.00 168,419.00
7. Market promotion 0.00 49,425.00 27,730.00 0.00 0.00 77,155.00
8. Capacity development 68,325.00 70,722.00 69,305.00 5,355.00 0.00 213,707.00
9. Field office expenses 108,163.00 83,215.00 123,232.00 81,216.00 0.00 395,826.00
10. Report preparation and management 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 48,995.00 48,995.00
11. Administrative & management Expenses 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 1,624,894.00 1,624,894.00
Total expenditure 1,497,077.73 1,539,085.44 2,198,066.37 1,246,859.88 1,673,889.00 8,154,978.42

Combined Statistical Overview of 4 VDCs:

S.N. Activities Bajrabarahi Kavre Devitar Kubinde Total
A Environment Conservation Qyt. HH Qyt. HH Qyt. HH Qyt. HH Qyt. HH
1. Fuel wood seedling plantation 1343 91 2080 79 1441 127 1000 30 5864 327
2. Fodder seedling plantation 209 9 2300 24 2599 83 1450 23 6558 139
3. Fruit seedling Plantation 1349 64 1409 72 998 64 1250 46 5006 246
4. Pre-plantation orientation 2 30 2 84 2 113 2 58 8 285
B Alternative Energy    
1. Biogas plant construction 42 42 14 14 44 44 0 0 100 100
2. Slurry management training 0 0 2 50 1 52 0 0 3 102
C. Sustainable Agriculture    
1.  IPM follow up training 3 97 2 52 3 92 2 59 10 300
2. Basic organic vegetable cultivation training 1 27 1 28 2 59 2 57 6 151
3. Prakriti Compost making training 0 0 2 59 2 67 2 51 6 177
4. Organic farming study tour 1 8 0 0 0 0 1 37 2 45
5. Small irrigation renovation 2 120 1 80 2 117 1 80 6 397
6. Improved vegetable seeds distribution (kg.) 5.26 96 35.85 59 25.61 107 22.57 69 89.31 331
7. IPM Demonstration Plot establishment(m2) 1 97 1 52 1 92 1 59 4 300
8. Pheromone trap distribution 130 37 280 26 226 61 98 27 734 151
9. Micro organism distribution (kg.) 80 20 130 12 231 69 95 6 536 107
10. Regular Extension service(days) 215 512 102 217 251 578 122 60 690 1367
D. Sustainable Livestock    
1. Breed improvement through AI 157 157 173 130 183 159 0 0 513 446
2. Cattle-shed improvement 22 22 26 26 26 26 25 25 99 99
3. Urine collection bucket distribution 120 116 113 84 171 74 116 43 520 317
4. Fodder grass slip distribution 16730 51 25000 42 19530 69 25750 54 87010 216
5. Basic livestock management training 1 26 1 26 1 33 1 29 4 114
6.1. Livestock vaccination campaign (FMD) 0 0 2250 1100 0 0 0 0 2250 1100
6.2. Livestock vaccination campaign (HSBQ) 0 0 0 0 1518 320 282 82 1800 402
6.3. Livestock vaccination campaign (PPR) 0 0 3129 200 4200 320 900 114 8229 634
7. Cattle dung test campaign 1(434) 154 0 0 0 0 0 0 1(434) 154
8. Cattle manure improvement 24 24 27 27 26 26 25 25 102 102
9.  Support for goat farming 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 68 1 68
10. Regular Extension Service (days) 12 154 21 1100 29 320 12 154 74 1728
E. Health & Sanitation    
1. Low cost toilet construction 0 0 0 0 50 50 0 0 50 50
F. Appropriate Technology    
1. Chaff-cutter distribution 25 25 46 46 26 26 31 31 128 128
2. Plastic tunnel erection 36 36 25 25 40 40 35 35 136 136
3. Plastic pond construction 28 28 25 25 45 45 13 13 111 111
4. Drip irrigation distribution 25 25 15 15 47 47 13 13 100 100
5. Sprayer distribution 0 0 40 40 2 2 13 26 55 68
6. Motor distribution for chaff cutter 0 0 0 0 6 6 0 0 6 6
7. Water pipeline distribution (m) 0 0 0 0 1500 3 1440 5 2940 8
G. Market Management    
1. IPM production sales 0 0 6593 5 10087 5 0 0 16680.00 10
H. Capacity Development    
1. Regular users’ group meeting 13 34 20 50 12 33 7 9 52 126
2. Capacity development training 1 25 1 22 1 26 0 0 2 73
I. Follow up & monitoring (times)    
1. Office monitoring 12 12 12 8 44  
2. JICA monitoring 1 4 1 4 1 4 1 4 4 4
J. Other Activities    
1. Participation on Village Council meeting(times) 1 1 1 1 4  
2. Awareness through Teej program 1 200 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 200
3. Evaluation and discussion of the program budget 1 26 1 25 1 25 1 25 4 101
4. Participation at the meeting of Service Center 12 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 12 12
5. District Project Advisory Committee meeting 1 1 1 3  
6. Central Project Advisory Committee meeting 1 1  

 

2.Public School Physical Facility Development Project:

1. Construction Nava Pratibha Secondary School Project – Panchakhal Municipality- Dhunganabeshi- Construction of 2 story building with 6 classrooms- Supported by Elsereine Japan 1% Club through Japanese NPO Chautary Japan.

 

 

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