Let’s return the old kinds of apples and pears on our tables
Let’s return the old kinds of apples and pears on our tables
Protection and conservation of the local tree variety of apple and pear in Pijanecko- Malesevski region and establishing base for further tree reproduction using methods of organic production. The project will begin with organizing a forum where participants (local population, experts and fruits producers) will determine three finest varieties of apples and pears. Based on the selection, production of the graft branches will be done in the Agricultural Institute and subsequently 1000 apple and 500 pears plantlet will be grown. Local producers will be trained for organic production with organic agriculture methods and will be supplied with Californian worms beds in order to produce biohumus.
 
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Project Snapshot

Grantee:
Aronija
Country:
Macedonia
Area Of Work:
Biodiversity
Grant Amount:
US$ 5,452.00
Co-Financing Cash:
US$ 2,726.00
Co-Financing in-Kind:
US$ 2,726.00
Project Number:
MKD/SGP/OP4/CORE/01/08/09
Status:
Satisfactorily Completed
Project Characteristics and Results
Emphasis on Sustainable Livelihoods
1050 apple seedlings and 350 seedlings of pear were re-grafted from two trees of old varieties of apples and three trees of old variety of pear. The apple and pear seedlings were distributed to 12 farmers from Delcevo. Total monetary value of ecosystem goods sustainably produced 3000 US$ From 10 purchased worm bins, 30 worm bins were generated and are now harvested by 10 organic producers/ farmers. Priority in the distribution of worm bins were given to four certified organic producers/ farmers while the other six are potential producers of organic food. 12 tons of bio humus were harvested.
Gender Focus
12 women participated in project implementation
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Indicators
Biophysical
Number of globally significant species protected by project 3
Biophysical
Number of innovations or new technologies developed/applied 1
Biophysical
Number of local policies informed in biodiversity focal area 1
Empowerment
Number and type of support linkages established with local governments/authorities 1
Livehood
Number of households who have benefited* from SGP project 12

Grantee Contact

Mr. Fidanco Hristovski
Phone: + 389 75 598 206
Email: aronija_delcevo@freemail.com.mk
 

Address

Vera Jocic 33
Delcevo , 2320

SGP Country office contact

Mr. Zlatko Samardziev
Phone:
+389-(0)2-310-99-56
Fax:
+389-(0)2-310-99-56
Email:
Ms Melita Ivanova
Phone:
+389-(0)2-310-99-56
Fax:
+389-(0)2-310-99-56
Email:

Address

Majka Tereza 15/6
Skopje, 1000