Creating financial scheme that encourages the use of environmentally friendly technologies to combat land degradation and to prevent agricultural burning in bassin of river Zerger in Uzgen district of Osh oblast
Creating financial scheme that encourages the use of environmentally friendly technologies to combat land degradation and to prevent agricultural burning in bassin of river Zerger in Uzgen district of Osh oblast
The project are, village of Zerger is located in the mountainous territory that adds difficulties to its even worse economical and ecological situation in the region. There is a dramatic shortage of arable lands, which has escalated in the last years due to the rush banks. The Public Foundation of Mountain Village Development Foundation aims at realization of project which would cope with the weeds by ecologically friendly methods like planting of sainfoins. The project proposes to encourage local population by providing incentives to those who will fight with weed by the method of planting sainfoin.
The Project aims to create a return sainfoin seed fund as means of promoting fight against land degradation
 
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Project Snapshot

Grantee:
Public Foundation "Mountain Villages Partnership and Development Foundation"
Country:
Kyrgyzstan
Area Of Work:
Climate Change Mitigation
Land Degradation
Grant Amount:
US$ 50,000.00
Co-Financing Cash:
US$ 50,000.00
Co-Financing in-Kind:
Project Number:
KYR/SGP/OP4/Y3/CORE/2009/02
Status:
Satisfactorily Completed
Project Characteristics and Results
Capacity - Building Component
In the frame of the first version of project before its modification, there were selected 77 farmers who got the seeds of sainfoin for planting. After the projects modification there were three schools selected and the poplar and other fruit trees were planted there for the sustainability.
Emphasis on Sustainable Livelihoods
It is expected that as a result of project implementation fertility of p lough lands will raise through sowing sainfoin which doesn't cause any damage to environment. Territory of six villages will be cleaned from reed, and income of local households will raise due to cleaned land development.
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Indicators
Biophysical
Number of innovations or new technologies developed / applied 1
Empowerment
Innovative financial mechanisms put in place through SGP project 1
Biophysical
Number of innovations or new technologies developed / applied 1
Livehood
Increase in household income by increased income or reduced costs due to SGP project 6

SGP Country office contact

Mr Nurlanbek SHARSHENKULOV
Email:
Ms. Irina Talkambaeva
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Address

195 Kalyk Akiev str.
Bishkek