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Project Title: Community Based-Natural Resource Management (CB-NRM)

Project Term: 2018 - 2022

Project Site:

Municipality: Aileu

Centre Administrative: Remexio

Villages: Faturasa, Fadabloko, Hautoho

 

Project Activities:

+ Implementation of Participartory Land Use Plan (PLUP)

+ Sustainable upland farming promotion micro program

+ Community based seed saving extension micro program

+ Income generation micro program

 

Achievements and Impacts:

+ Strengthening of our farmer group, due to increasing farmer capacities in leadership and farming 00techniques; particular attention has been given to the inclusion of women and youth

+ Management of natural resources has improved due to the implementation of a village regulation

+ Improvement in utilisation of natural resources by women

+ Identified Champion Farmers in the village

+ 22.6 hectares of farming land have been conserved through construction of terraces, controlled grazing, reduction of shifting cultivation, reduced burning activities and controlled cutting of forests as well as compost production and application

+ Improved soil quality

+ Increased diversity of crops at house hold and community level

+ Elimination of the hunger period

+ Income generation through selling of agricultural produce

+ Income generation for the women groups due to the provision of training in the use of sewing machines

+ Healthy, strong and united communities are equipped with the knowledge and resilience to combat the effects of a harsh environment and the impacts of climate change