Nirdhan Agro-Enterprise Development Services

Agriculture is the key sector for livelihood development for rural areas. Based on agriculture sub-sector analysis and putting micro finance as a key factor, Nirdhan has identified income generation activities such as poultry farming, goat keeping, pig cum fish farming, leasehold vegetable farming, high value herbs and NTFP farming etc for the resource poor farmers. During long years of experiential learning of Nirdhan, it has been learned that the pro-poor activities have significant impact on the income of poor women ultimately the livelihood. Nirdhan provides livelihood skill training, technical backstopping, advisory communication, linkage with input and output market at community level, develop technical cadres at local level, link the poor women with micro finance services of NUBL. These activities have been carried out in “one product one village” approach to create better marketing opportunities. With the technical and financial support, several communities have been developed as poultry village, goat village, piggery village etc. These types of activities have been carried out in communities of Banke & Dang from the financial and technical support of ILO and are being carried out in Bara and Rautahat from the technical and financial support of Plan Nepal.

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