PROJECT TO SUPPORT THE SOCIOECONOMIC INSTITUTION OF DURBA FEMALE WOMEN VIA THE DEVELOPMENT OF AGRICULTURAL ACTIVITIES GENERATING INCOME.

Project Overview

dsc_0303Location: Durba in the territory of Watsa.

Local partner: Associations of women farmers in Durba

Beneficiaries:

  1. Direct: 150 women organized in 5 groups for the promotion of agriculture and production of food crops.
  2. Population of durba and the surrounding area

GOAL :

Through the financing of farmers’ associations for women, DCMS aims to improve the living conditions of durba women (food security and income generation) through income-generating agricultural activities.

ACTIVITIES:

– Crops of food products during the year according to the crop seasons: bean but and rice.

– Rice marketing and seed production for next season

– Strengthening local actors

RESULTS:

  • Thanks to this DCMS support, the 150 women from the Durba farmers’ associations received new work equipment
  • Production and marketing of locally produced rice and beans, an average of 3 bags of beans per hectare and 8 bags of rice per hectare.
  • These women have working capital after the sale of their products and hold the seeds